ERIC Number: EJ552389
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Predicting Medical Students' Academic Performances by Their Cognitive Abilities and Personality Characteristics.
Shen, Haikang; Comrey, Andrew L.
Academic Medicine, v72 n9 p781-86 Sep 1997
A study used explored relationships among medical students' cognitive abilities, personality traits, and medical school performance at the University of California, Los Angeles. Results indicate it is not realistic to use one or two personality traits to predict personal suitability on all medical performance measures. Different personality characteristics are incorporated in different types of medical performance. (Author/MSE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Medical College Admission Test