Life Events and Personality Trait Change.

  title={Life Events and Personality Trait Change.},
  author={Wiebke Bleidorn and Christopher J. Hopwood and Richard E. Lucas},
  journal={Journal of personality},
  volume={86 1},
OBJECTIVE Theory and research have emphasized the impact of life events on personality trait change. In this article, we review prospective research on personality trait change in response to nine major life events in the broader domains of love and work. METHOD We expected to find that life events lead to personality trait change to the extent that they have a lasting influence on individuals' thoughts, feelings, and behavior. Moreover, we predicted that love-related life events such as… CONTINUE READING
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