Editorial: EJP special edition on personality change

  title={Editorial: EJP special edition on personality change},
  author={Franz J. Neyer},
Personality development has become one of the most exciting fields in personality psychology. The last decade was dominated by a heavy debate between essentialists and transactionists concerning as to whether personality development unfolds by intrinsic maturation or whether it is triggered by extrinsic factors, or both. Building on the work by James (1890/1950), personality from the essentialist perspective was long regarded as ‘set like plaster’ latest by the age of 30 (McCrae & Costa, 1999… CONTINUE READING


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