Refining the relationship between personality and subjective well-being.

  title={Refining the relationship between personality and subjective well-being.},
  author={Piers Steel and Joseph A. Schmidt and Jonas Shultz},
  journal={Psychological bulletin},
  volume={134 1},
Understanding subjective well-being (SWB) has historically been a core human endeavor and presently spans fields from management to mental health. Previous meta-analyses have indicated that personality traits are one of the best predictors. Still, these past results indicate only a moderate relationship, weaker than suggested by several lines of reasoning. This may be because of commensurability, where researchers have grouped together substantively disparate measures in their analyses. In this… 

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