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Regional Differences in Intelligence and Personality in the Russian Federation and their Social and Demographic Correlates

Konstantin Sugonyaev, Andrei Grigoriev and Richard Lynn

Published: 2019/12/01

Abstract

The purpose of the present study was to estimate the geographical distribution of the scores of intelligence and personality traits and their relations with some sociodemographic variables at a regional level of Russia. The analyses were based on responses from 193,361 Internet respondents from 83 provinces of the Russian Federation, who voluntarily completed two (cognitive and personality) screening tests. A number of statistically significant correlations of intelligence and personality traits with sociodemographic variables were established, some of which are consistent with the results of other authors, but some were new.

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