Personalities can transform almost beyond recognition over a lifetime, study finds
Updated February 23, 2017 09:33:23
Looking back on when you were 14, you may be pleased to know that as the years roll on you become less and less like your former self.
You do not just change when you grow out of a teenage punk phase, finish school and grow a few inches taller — your personality also transforms.
In fact, personalities change so much over the course of a person’s lifetime that by the time we reach 77, our personalities no longer resemble who we were at 14.
This was the finding from the longest-running personality study out of Scotland, published in Psychology and Aging.
How’d they find out?
The 63-year-long study began in …