Conscientiousness and Openness: Tracing our evolutionary heritage

  • Higher academic and financial success
  • Solid work ethic
  • (social) conservative political orientation
  • More stable romantic relationships and fewer divorces
  • Health outcomes and Longer lifespans and health outcomes
  • Lifetime learning and knowledge
  • Creativity and to a certain extent with intelligence
  • Liberal political orientation
  • Higher intake of healthy foods like fruit and vegetable, less meat
  • Higher risk for psychosis and mental health problems

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