Personality Neglect

@article{Quoidbach2010PersonalityN,
  title={Personality Neglect},
  author={Jordi Quoidbach and E. Dunn},
  journal={Psychological Science},
  year={2010},
  volume={21},
  pages={1783 - 1786}
}
  • Jordi Quoidbach, E. Dunn
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Psychological Science
  • The present research provides the first evidence that people neglect their own personalities when they envision their future emotional lives. In Study 1, students ignored the impact of their dispositional happiness in predicting how they would feel 2 weeks after receiving grades. Yet dispositional happiness played an important role in shaping actual emotional experiences. Similarly, exhibiting personality neglect, participants in Study 2 overlooked their trait levels of neuroticism and optimism… CONTINUE READING

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