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Table 1 Correlations and standardized regression effects between study variables

From: Personality trait by intelligence interaction effects on grades tend to be synergistic

Personality item   Grade point average Highest degree achieved
1. r(iq)a 2. r(gr)b 3. b(pe2)c 4. Int-Cd 5. Int-Ae 6. r(de)b 7. b(pe2)c 8. Int-Cd 9 Int-Ae
1. Disorganizedf 0.032*  − 0.074** 0.005  − 0.069**  − 0.072**  − 0.084** 0.005  − 0.028  − 0.028
2. Conscientious 0.188** 0.167** 0.041* 0.043* 0.035 0.139** 0.016 0.040* 0.043*
3. Undependablef  − 0.128**  − 0.125** 0.027  − 0.068*  − 0.062*  − 0.159** 0.018  − 0.009  − 0.005
4. Thoroughf 0.080** 0.090**  − 0.021 0.037* 0.033 0.102**  − 0.038* 0.002 0.002
5. Agreeableg 0.028 0.088**  − 0.022 0.026 0.024 0.097**  − 0.023 0.021 0.023
6. Difficultg  − 0.085**  − 0.114**  − 0.048*  − 0.025  − 0.024  − 0.134**  − 0.052**  − 0.004  − 0.004
7. Stubborng 0.080**  − 0.001  − 0.065** 0.008 0.003  − 0.031  − 0.080**  − 0.018  − 0.016
8. Trustfulg 0.059** 0.057*  − 0.012 0.032 0.032 0.067**  − 0.007  − 0.001  − 0.001
9. Extravertedh 0.009 0.043* 0.000  − 0.005  − 0.003 0.072**  − 0.009  − 0.017  − 0.018
10. Criticalg  − 0.043*  − 0.054**  − 0.007  − 0.052**  − 0.052**  − 0.057**  − 0.030*  − 0.027*  − 0.028*
11. Dependablef  − 0.001 0.072**  − 0.021* 0.041* 0.039* 0.076**  − 0.045** 0.036* 0.042*
12. Anxioush  − 0.199**  − 0.109**  − 0.070**  − 0.005 0.001  − 0.169**  − 0.100** 0.021 0.010
13. Openh 0.018  − 0.003  − 0.052**  − 0.003 0.002 0.056**  − 0.069** 0.004 0.010
14. Reservedh  − 0.122**  − 0.062**  − 0.053*  − 0.021  − 0.019  − 0.085**  − 0.098** 0.016 0.011
15. Sympatheticg 0.050** 0.069**  − 0.016 0.039* 0.037* 0.093**  − 0.049** 0.014 0.016
16. Carelessf 0.044*  − 0.065**  − 0.048*  − 0.048*  − 0.051**  − 0.067**  − 0.082**  − 0.028*  − 0.029*
17. Calmh 0.033* 0.045*  − 0.029* 0.014 0.012 0.087**  − 0.050** 0.015 0.017
18. Conventionalh  − 0.077**  − 0.007  − 0.060**  − 0.001 0.003  − 0.034*  − 0.070** 0.012 0.012
Composite
19. Dependable 0.012 0.116**  − 0.021* 0.066** 0.066** 0.125**  − 0.022* 0.032* 0.033*
20. Agreeable 0.057** 0.097**  − 0.002 0.041* 0.042* 0.119** 0.001 0.014 0.014
21. Open 0.142** 0.082**  − 0.020* 0.010 0.004 0.157**  − 0.026*  − 0.022  − 0.023
  1. aCorrelation with intelligence, bcorrelation with grades/degree, cquadratic term for the association with grades/degree, dcrude intelligence by personality trait interaction effect on grades/degree, not adjusting for quadratic terms, eintelligence by personality trait interaction effect on grades/degree, adjusted for quadratic terms, fincluded in the Dependable composite, gincluded in the Agreeable composite, hincluded in the Open composite, *p < 0.05, **p < 0.000256