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The change and stability of NEO scores over six-years: a British study and a short review

Adrian Furnham, Helen Cheng

PsychologySurvey MethodologyLife Course Analysis


The relationship between personality and job satisfaction across occupations

Maria Törnroos, Markus Jokela, Christian Hakulinen

PsychologyLabour MarketWell Being


Stable traits but unstable measures? Identifying panel effects in self-reflective survey questions

Bert Van Landeghem

PsychologyEconomicsSurvey MethodologyWell Being


Consideration of environmental factors in reflections on car purchases: attitudinal, behavioural and sociodemographic predictors among a large UK sample

Samuel Chng, Mathew P. White, Charles Abraham, Stephen Skippon

Environmental SociologyPsychologyEconomicsSocial AttitudesTransportSocial Behaviour


Long work hours, weekend working and depressive symptoms in men and women: findings from a UK population-based study

Gillian Weston, Afshin Zilanawala, Elizabeth Webb, Livia A. Carvalho, Anne McMunn

PsychologyLabour MarketWell BeingHealth


Social media’s enduring effect on adolescent life satisfaction

Amy Orben, Tobias Dienlin, Andrew K. Przybylski

Information And Communication TechnologiesSocial NetworksPsychologyTime UseYoung PeopleWell BeingHealth


Examining the link between flexible working arrangement bundles and employee work effort

Argyro Avgoustaki, Ioulia Bessa

PsychologyHuman CapitalSociology Of LabourLabour MarketEconomicsSocial Behaviour


The educational aspirations and psychological well-being of adopted young people in the UK

Andrew Brown, Cerith S. Waters, Katherine H. Shelton

PsychologyYoung PeopleEducationChild DevelopmentLabour MarketWell BeingLife Course AnalysisSociology Of Households


How commuting affects subjective wellbeing

Ben Clark, Kiron Chatterjee, Adam Martin, Adrian Davis

PsychologyWell BeingHealthTransportCommutingTravel


Main and interactive effects of inflammation and perceived neighbourhood cohesion on psychological distress: results from a population-based study in the UK

Efstathios Papachristou, Eirini Flouri, Theodora Kokosi, Marta Francesconi

Area EffectsPsychologyWell BeingHealthSocial BehaviourBiology


Measuring changes in subjective well-being from engagement in the arts, culture and sport

Daniel Wheatley, Craig Bickerton

PsychologyWell BeingSportArtsSocial Behaviour


The effect of online and mixed-mode measurement of cognitive ability

Tarek Al Baghal

Information And Communication TechnologiesPsychologySurvey Methodology


Social network engagement and subjective well-being: a life-course perspective

Daniel Wheatley, Sarah L. Buglass

Information And Communication TechnologiesSocial NetworksPsychologyTime UseDemographyWell BeingLife Course AnalysisSocial Behaviour


The role of personality traits in pension decisions: findings and policy recommendations

Jiayi Balasuriya, Yu Yang

PensionsPsychologyHouseholdsPublic PolicyFinance


Who got the Brexit blues? The effect of Brexit on subjective wellbeing in the UK

Nattavudh Powdthavee, Anke C. Plagnol, Paul Frijters, Andrew E. Clark

PoliticsPublic OpinionPsychologyElections. Electoral BehaviourWell Being


Who voted for Brexit? Individual and regional data combined

Eleonora Alabrese, Sascha O. Becker, Thiemo Fetzer, Dennis Novy

PoliticsArea EffectsPsychologyGeographyElections. Electoral BehaviourDemographyInternational Economic Relations


Multivariate genome-wide analyses of the well-being spectrum

Bart M. L. Baselmans, Rick Jansen, Hill F. Ip, Jenny van Dongen, Abdel Abdellaoui

PsychologyMedicineScience And TechnologyWell BeingHealthBiologyGenetics


The relationship between political and ethnic identity among UK ethnic minority and majority populations

Alita Nandi, Lucinda Platt

PoliticsPsychologyMigrationEthnic Groups


Mental health and the response to financial incentives: evidence from a survey incentives experiment

Claryn S.J. Kung, David W. Johnston, Michael A. Shields

PsychologyEconomicsSurvey MethodologyWell BeingHealth


Education, income and happiness: panel evidence for the UK

Felix R. FitzRoy, Michael A. Nolan

PsychologyEducationEconomicsIncome DynamicsWell BeingLife Course AnalysisHigher Education


Linking the family context of migration during childhood to the well‐being of young adults: evidence from the UK and France

Tatiana Eremenko, Rachel Bennett

PsychologyMigrationYoung PeopleChild DevelopmentWell BeingHealthLife Course Analysis


Intergenerational and interethnic mental health: an analysis for the United Kingdom

Richard Dorsett, Cinzia Rienzo, Martin Weale

Area EffectsPsychologyDemographyMigrationEthnic GroupsWell BeingHealthLife Course Analysis


Is within-individual variation in personality traits associated with changes in health behaviours? Analysis of seven longitudinal cohort studies

Markus Jokela, Jaakko Airaksinen, Mika Kivimäki, Christian Hakulinen

PsychologyHealthLife Course AnalysisSurveys


Paradox lost: the disappearing female job satisfaction premium

Colin P. Green, John S. Heywood, Parvinder Kler, Gareth Leeves

PsychologyLabour MarketWell Being


Informal caregiving patterns and trajectories of psychological distress in the UK Household Longitudinal Study

Rebecca E. Lacey, Anne McMunn, Elizabeth Webb

DisabilityOlder PeoplePsychologyWell BeingHealthLife Course AnalysisCaregiving