A longitudinal study of personality change in young adulthood.

@article{Robins2001ALS,
  title={A longitudinal study of personality change in young adulthood.},
  author={Richard W. Robins and R. Chris Fraley and Brent W Roberts and Kali H. Trzesniewski},
  journal={Journal of personality},
  year={2001},
  volume={69 4},
  pages={617-40}
}
The present research examined personality continuity and change in a sample of young men and women assessed at the beginning and end of college. Two-hundred seventy students completed measures of the Big Five personality traits when they first entered college and then 4 years later. Analyses indicate small- to medium-sized normative (i.e., mean-level… CONTINUE READING