Understanding conscientiousness across the life course: an economic perspective

Dev Psychol. 2014 May;50(5):1451-9. doi: 10.1037/a0036426.

Abstract

We discuss recent developments in the literature on the role of conscientiousness on healthy aging within an economic framework that helps to systematize and interpret the existing evidence.

Publication types

  • Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S.

MeSH terms

  • Aging / physiology
  • Aging / psychology*
  • Brain / physiology
  • Databases, Factual
  • Executive Function / physiology
  • Health
  • Humans
  • Impulsive Behavior / physiology
  • Models, Economic
  • Models, Psychological
  • Neurosciences / methods*
  • Personality* / physiology
  • Research Design*