Q&A

How our Personality Changes as we Age

How our Personality Changes as we Age

How does our character change as we age? Learn from personality expert Rene Mottus about personality maturation.

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How do your findings fit with the large body of evidence showing that personality traits are stable across the life course?
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What changes in personality did you find from adolescence to older age? Around what age do you think that the changes occur?
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I'm high in neuroticism. What generally happens to this trait as we age?
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Do narcissistic people get more or less narcissistic as they age?
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Is it easier to resist temptation as we get older?
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Does emotional stability generally improve as a process of aging?
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What processes do you think might be occurring to account for personality maturation?
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