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Entering Adulthood in a Recession Linked to Lower Narcissism Later in Life

We often ascribe others' narcissism to parenting practices or early social experiences. But research suggests that the economic conditions experienced in early adulthood also play a role. ... More>


It Was The Best of Times, The Most Indulgent of Times


How the Language in Job Ads Affects the Quality of Applicants

Ads have a better chance of drawing excellent candidates when they emphasize what the job offers, rather than what it requires, according to the results of a new psychological study. ... More>


Your Personality and Career Sculpt Each Other

Some people seem destined for their careers just by virtue of their personality traits and ambitions. But could the opposite also be true? Could our jobs actually affect our personalities? ... More>


Observer Article

It was the best of times, the most indulgent of times

Psychological scientist Emily Bianchi wonders if a roll of the economic dice might influence on how narcissistic emerging adults ultimately become. ... More>