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  • Study: Early career choices appear to influence personality

    University of Illinois psychology professor Brent Roberts and his colleagues found that early life career choices are associated with shifts in personality.

    In a study that tracked young adults over a period of six years, University of Illinois psychology professor Brent Roberts and his colleagues found that early life career choices are associated with shifts in personality.

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  • Editor’s notes:

    To reach Brent Roberts, call 217-333-2644; email bwrobrts@illinois.edu.     

    The paper “School or work? The choice may change your personality” is available online and from the U. of I. News Bureau.

    DOI: 10.1177/0956797618806298