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For Teens, Learning That Personalities Change Buffers Against Stress

Learning that social and personality traits can change helps teens cope with social challenges, which can help mitigate stress and improve academic performance. ... More>

Neuroticism Predicts Anxiety and Depression Disorders

Teens with high levels of trait neuroticism were much more likely to develop both anxiety and depression disorders than those with lower neuroticism scores, longitudinal data showed. ... More>

Memories of Spence

At special symposium in honor of the late Janet Taylor Spence, colleagues, friends, and students shared their perspectives on Spence’s wide-ranging contributions to psychological science. ... More>

Observer Article

To Know Thyself, Turn to Science

No matter how well we think we know our own traits, behaviors, and beliefs, experiments show that friends may have insights about us that we lack ourselves, says APS William James Fellow Timothy D. Wilson. ... More>