Patchwork thoughts on psychology, neuroscience, and human behavior.
Kimberlee D’Ardenne Ph.D., Rachael Grazioplene, Daniel R. Hawes Ph.D.
The question is not whether you’ll change; you will. Research clearly shows that everyone’s personality traits shift over the years, often for the better. But who we end up becoming and how much we like that person are more in our control than we tend to think they are.
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Kimberlee D’Ardenne, Ph.D. is a neuroscientist by training, science writer by choice.
Rachael Grazioplene is a graduate student in Psychology at the University of Minnesota. Her research is focused on individual differences and behavioral genetics.
Daniel R. Hawes is a social psychologist stuck in an applied economist's body.