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Table 2 Intercorrelations and internal consistencies of factor scores, general self-efficacy and higher-order variables (Study 1)

From: Dispositional individual differences in cognitive effort investment: establishing the core construct

Variable 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
1 Cognitive Effort Investment .88         
2 Cognitive Motivation .87*** .84        
3 Effortful Self-Control .88*** .52*** .84       
4 General Self-Efficacy .57*** .50*** .50*** .88      
5 Neuroticism − .38*** − .23*** − .43*** − .53*** .82     
6 Extraversion .11* .19*** .01 .39*** − .27*** .84    
7 Openness .30*** .43*** .11* .16** .04 .21*** .76   
8 Agreeableness .15** .08 .18*** .11* − .15** .19*** .08 .64  
9 Conscientiousness .65*** .46*** .68*** .45*** − .20*** .16*** .16*** .16** .71
  1. Coefficients are Pearson correlations (***p < .001; **p < .01; *p < .05); values in the diagonal give reliability estimates (McDonald’s ω for entries 1–3 and Cronbach’s α for entries 4–9)