conscientiousness conscientiousness


  1. (n) the quality of being in accord with the dictates of conscience
  2. (n) the trait of being painstaking and careful



  • Institute funded to evaluate leukocyte telomere length, personality traits, & health outcomes

    ( Oregon Research Institute ) Oregon Research Institute scientist Grant W. Edmonds, Ph.D., has received funding from the National Institute of Aging to study the prospective influence of personality traits, particularly Conscientiousness, on telomere length. Edmonds and his team will examine whether trait influences on telomere length are mediated by healthy lifestyle, traumatic life events, and ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!


  1. "I counted the other day, and I've been in space with 32 different people, and I don't think any of them ...... display a greater combination of competence, conscientiousness and consistency as you," Lopez-Alegria said. "By the authority...
    on Dec 19, 2006 By: Michael Lopez-Alegria Source: New Scientist (subscription)

  2. "She has fully cooperated and she is a person of utter decency and conscientiousness and I am surprised," Jowell told BBC radio.
    on Jan 20, 2007 By: Tessa Jowell Source:

  3. "And hopefully raise positive conscientiousness to our rights in India and elsewhere," says Manvendra. "We are not the monsters we are often made out to be. We value our right to respect and dignity, the most basic human rights, as much as...
    on Jul 23, 2008 By: Manvendra Singh Source: Economic Times

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