How your personality could affect your longevity

Our personality traits may affect many of the choices we make and alter different aspects of our lives. A new study now suggests that an individual’s personality traits in adolescence may help predict their longevity.

Recently, various┬ástudies┬áhave indicated that people’s personality profiles in midlife can predict whether or not they are likely to enjoy long lives.

However, personality traits change and adapt throughout a person’s life, and this may happen due to various factors that, in themselves, relate to mortality risk.

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Will Savage

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