Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences • Vol/Iss. 111 • National Academy of Sciences • Washington, D.C • Published In • Pages: 7990-7995 •
Tight states will exhibit greater conscientiousness and lower openness compared to loose states (7993).
Several other personality variables were tested, including extraversion, agreeableness and neuroticism. Extraversion and agreeableness are positively associated with tightness, neuroticism is not related.