Big Five Personality Stability, Change, and Codevelopment Across Adolescence and Early Adulthood

@article{Borghuis2017BigFP,
  title={Big Five Personality Stability, Change, and Codevelopment Across Adolescence and Early Adulthood},
  author={J. Borghuis and Jaap J. A. Denissen and Daniel L. Oberski and K. Sijtsma and W. Meeus and S. Branje and H. Koot and W. Bleidorn},
  journal={Journal of Personality and Social Psychology},
  year={2017},
  volume={113},
  pages={641–657}
}
Using data from 2 large and overlapping cohorts of Dutch adolescents, containing up to 7 waves of longitudinal data each (N = 2,230), the present study examined Big Five personality trait stability, change, and codevelopment in friendship and sibling dyads from age 12 to 22. Four findings stand out. First, the 1-year rank-order stability of personality traits was already substantial at age 12, increased strongly from early through middle adolescence, and remained rather stable during late… Expand
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