Relationship between College Students’ Academic Achievement and Wisdom: The Mediating Role of Openness Personality

Hao-Bin CHEN, Wen-Qian TANG, Yu-Fan CHEN


In order to examine the relationship between college students’ academic achievement, openness personality and wisdom, a total of 658 college students completed the academic achievement questionnaire, openness subscale and the wisdom development scale. The results suggested that there were significant positive relationships between academic achievement, openness personality and wisdom; academic achievement significantly predicted wisdom, openness personality played partially mediating role in the relationship between academic achievement and wisdom. The findings implied that academic achievement can not only directly predict wisdom but also indirectly predict wisdom via openness personality.


Wisdom; Academic achievement; Openness personality; College students


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