Personality Biology, Economics and Wellbeing

Personality measures have gained traction in Economics, Psychiatry and Health Psychology as potential predictors of wellbeing and social and economic achievement. Students will read key article showing the relationship between personality, economics, wellbeing and social success. The student will explore through interactive discussions the role of hard wiring mediated by genetic polymorphisms, as well as environment, in shaping individual personalities and how personality impacts individual trajectories across the life span.

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