Is happiness good for your personality? Concurrent and prospective relations of the big five with subjective well-being.

@article{Soto2015IsHG,
  title={Is happiness good for your personality? Concurrent and prospective relations of the big five with subjective well-being.},
  author={Christopher J. Soto},
  journal={Journal of personality},
  year={2015},
  volume={83 1},
  pages={
          45-55
        }
}
  • C. Soto
  • Published 1 February 2015
  • Psychology
  • Journal of personality
The present research examined longitudinal relations of the Big Five personality traits with three core aspects of subjective well-being: life satisfaction, positive affect, and negative affect. Latent growth models and autoregressive models were used to analyze data from a large, nationally representative sample of 16,367 Australian residents. Concurrent and change correlations indicated that higher levels of subjective well-being were associated with higher levels of Extraversion… 

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