Personality traits as determinants of mindfulness in FISM World Champions of Magic

Wojciech Napora

Jan Długosz University in Częstochowa

Guilhem Julia

Sorbonne Paris North University


The study aimed to check how the Big Five personality traits relate to the level of mindfulness in the FISM World Champions of Magic.

Participants were champions of magic (N = 50) from 20 countries. International Personality Item Pool Big Five Markers 50 (IPIP-BFM-50) and Mindful Attention Awareness Scale (MAAS) were used to measure personality traits and mindfulness, respectively.
Results Regression analysis showed that emotional stability and conscientiousness explained 47% of mindfulness in champions of magic.

Only two personality traits predicted mindfulness in magicians, which should be interpreted as a preliminary result.


Słowa kluczowe:

personality, mindfulness, art of magic, illusionists

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Napora, W., & Julia, G. (2021). Personality traits as determinants of mindfulness in FISM World Champions of Magic. Przegląd Psychologiczny, 64(3), 133–144.

Wojciech Napora 
Jan Długosz University in Częstochowa
Guilhem Julia 
Sorbonne Paris North University


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