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Personality development: stability and change.
In this review, we evaluate four topics in the study of personality development where discernible progress has been made since 1995 (the last time the area of personality development was reviewed inExpand
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The Power of Personality: The Comparative Validity of Personality Traits, Socioeconomic Status, and Cognitive Ability for Predicting Important Life Outcomes
The ability of personality traits to predict important life outcomes has traditionally been questioned because of the putative small effects of personality. In this article, we compare the predictiveExpand
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Personality differences in childhood and adolescence: measurement, development, and consequences.
  • R. Shiner, A. Caspi
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and…
  • 2003
Child psychologists and psychiatrists are interested in assessing children's personalities. This interest is fueled by the practical desire to identify differences between children that haveExpand
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How shall we speak of children's personalities in middle childhood? A preliminary taxonomy.
Developmental researchers have neglected the study of personality traits in middle childhood, thus leaving unanswered many questions about childhood personality structure. This article presents aExpand
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What Is Temperament Now? Assessing Progress in Temperament Research on the Twenty‐Fifth Anniversary of Goldsmith et al. ()
The now-classic article “What Is Temperament? Four Approaches” by H. H. Goldsmith et al. (1987) brought together originators of four prominent temperament theories—Rothbart, Thomas and Chess, BussExpand
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Linking childhood personality with adaptation: evidence for continuity and change across time into late adolescence.
  • R. Shiner
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of personality and social psychology
  • 1 February 2000
Four personality traits--Mastery Motivation, Academic Conscientiousness, Surgent Engagement, and Agreeableness--were measured in a community sample of 205 children (ages 8-12), who were followed upExpand
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The development of personality disorders: perspectives from normal personality development in childhood and adolescence.
  • R. Shiner
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Development and psychopathology
  • 1 August 2009
The developmental pathways leading to personality disorders are poorly understood, but clues to these pathways come from recent research on personality disorders and normal personality development inExpand
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Temperament and Personality in Childhood
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The Structure of Temperament and Personality Traits: A Developmental Perspective
In this chapter, we articulate a developmental perspective on personality traits from early childhood through adulthood. In the first section, we address two topics that are fundamental in definingExpand
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Temperament and Personality
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