Antonio Terracciano

Summary

Affiliation: Florida State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Personality and risk of Alzheimer's disease: New data and meta-analysis
    Antonio Terracciano
    National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Baltimore, MD, USA Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, FL, USA Electronic address
    Alzheimers Dement 10:179-86. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Personality traits, national character stereotypes, and climate-economic conditions
    Antonio Terracciano
    Department of Geriatrics, Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, FL 32306 http tinyurl com Terracciano FSUCOM
    Behav Brain Sci 36:501-2; discussion 503-21. 2013
  3. pmc Personality, metabolic rate and aerobic capacity
    Antonio Terracciano
    National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e54746. 2013
  4. pmc Personality traits prospectively predict verbal fluency in a lifespan sample
    Angelina R Sutin
    National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Psychol Aging 26:994-9. 2011
  5. pmc I know not to, but i can't help it: weight gain and changes in impulsivity-related personality traits
    Angelina R Sutin
    Department of Medical Humanities and Social Sciences, Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, FL 32306, USA
    Psychol Sci 24:1323-8. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Personality traits and leptin
    Angelina R Sutin
    Florida State University College of Medicine, 1115 W Call Street, Tallahassee, FL 32306, USA
    Psychosom Med 75:505-9. 2013
  7. pmc Personality predictors of longevity: activity, emotional stability, and conscientiousness
    Antonio Terracciano
    Laboratory of Personality and Cognition, National Institute on Aging, NIH, DHHS, 251 Bayview Blvd, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Psychosom Med 70:621-7. 2008
  8. pmc Stereotypes of age differences in personality traits: universal and accurate?
    Wayne Chan
    National Institute on Aging, 251 Bayview Boulevard, Suite 100, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 103:1050-66. 2012
  9. pmc Personality and obesity across the adult life span
    Angelina R Sutin
    National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 101:579-92. 2011
  10. pmc Trait antagonism and the progression of arterial thickening: women with antagonistic traits have similar carotid arterial thickness as men
    Angelina R Sutin
    National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and HumanServices, Baltimore, MD 21224
    Hypertension 56:617-22. 2010

Detail Information

Publications40

  1. doi request reprint Personality and risk of Alzheimer's disease: New data and meta-analysis
    Antonio Terracciano
    National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Baltimore, MD, USA Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, FL, USA Electronic address
    Alzheimers Dement 10:179-86. 2014
    ..We examine whether broad factors and specific facets of personality are associated with increased risk of incident Alzheimer's disease (AD) in a long-run longitudinal study and a meta-analysis of published studies...
  2. doi request reprint Personality traits, national character stereotypes, and climate-economic conditions
    Antonio Terracciano
    Department of Geriatrics, Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, FL 32306 http tinyurl com Terracciano FSUCOM
    Behav Brain Sci 36:501-2; discussion 503-21. 2013
    ..The link between wealth and freedom is evident in cold-to-temperate climates, but not across wealthy nations in hot climates. Furthermore, temperature and economic conditions shape perceptions of national character stereotypes. ..
  3. pmc Personality, metabolic rate and aerobic capacity
    Antonio Terracciano
    National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e54746. 2013
    ..These findings suggest potential pathways that link personality to health outcomes, such as obesity and longevity...
  4. pmc Personality traits prospectively predict verbal fluency in a lifespan sample
    Angelina R Sutin
    National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Psychol Aging 26:994-9. 2011
    ..A disposition toward emotional vulnerability and being less open, less happy, and undisciplined may be detrimental to cognitive performance...
  5. pmc I know not to, but i can't help it: weight gain and changes in impulsivity-related personality traits
    Angelina R Sutin
    Department of Medical Humanities and Social Sciences, Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, FL 32306, USA
    Psychol Sci 24:1323-8. 2013
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Personality traits and leptin
    Angelina R Sutin
    Florida State University College of Medicine, 1115 W Call Street, Tallahassee, FL 32306, USA
    Psychosom Med 75:505-9. 2013
    ..The present research examined the association between leptin and Five Factor Model personality traits...
  7. pmc Personality predictors of longevity: activity, emotional stability, and conscientiousness
    Antonio Terracciano
    Laboratory of Personality and Cognition, National Institute on Aging, NIH, DHHS, 251 Bayview Blvd, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Psychosom Med 70:621-7. 2008
    ..To examine the association between personality traits and longevity...
  8. pmc Stereotypes of age differences in personality traits: universal and accurate?
    Wayne Chan
    National Institute on Aging, 251 Bayview Boulevard, Suite 100, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 103:1050-66. 2012
    ..However, personal stereotypes were considerably less accurate, and consensual stereotypes tended to exaggerate differences across age groups...
  9. pmc Personality and obesity across the adult life span
    Angelina R Sutin
    National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 101:579-92. 2011
    ..Such associations may elucidate the role of personality traits in disease progression and may help to design more effective interventions...
  10. pmc Trait antagonism and the progression of arterial thickening: women with antagonistic traits have similar carotid arterial thickness as men
    Angelina R Sutin
    National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and HumanServices, Baltimore, MD 21224
    Hypertension 56:617-22. 2010
    ..Antagonistic individuals, especially those who are manipulative and aggressive, have greater increases in arterial thickening, independent of traditional cardiovascular risk factors...
  11. pmc Facets of personality linked to underweight and overweight
    Antonio Terracciano
    National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    Psychosom Med 71:682-9. 2009
    ..This study examines detailed personality profiles of underweight, normal, and overweight individuals to provide insights into the causes and treatments of abnormal weight...
  12. pmc Personality and metabolic syndrome
    Angelina R Sutin
    Laboratory of Personality and Cognition, National Institute on Aging, NIH, DHHS, 251 Bayview Blvd, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Age (Dordr) 32:513-9. 2010
    ..The present research indicates that those with fewer psychological resources are more vulnerable to metabolic syndrome and suggests a psychological component to other established risk factors...
  13. pmc Personality traits and chronic disease: implications for adult personality development
    Angelina R Sutin
    Correspondence should be addressed to Angelina R Sutin, Department of Medical Humanities and Social Science, Florida State University College of Medicine, NIH, DHHS, 1115W Call Street, Tallahassee, FL 32306 E mail
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 68:912-20. 2013
    ..Using data from 6,685 visits, we tested whether personality increased risk of disease and whether disease was associated with personality change...
  14. pmc Variants of the serotonin transporter gene and NEO-PI-R Neuroticism: No association in the BLSA and SardiNIA samples
    Antonio Terracciano
    National Institute on Aging, NIH, DHHS, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 150:1070-7. 2009
    ..Along with other large studies that used different phenotypic measures and found no association, this study substantially increases the evidence against a link between 5-HTT variants and Neuroticism-related traits...
  15. pmc Five-factor model personality traits and the retirement transition: longitudinal and cross-sectional associations
    Corinna E Lockenhoff
    Laboratory of Personality and Cognition, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, USA
    Psychol Aging 24:722-8. 2009
    ..Findings suggest that the trait perspective contributes to the understanding of the retirement process...
  16. pmc Perceptions of aging across 26 cultures and their culture-level associates
    Corinna E Lockenhoff
    National Institute on Aging, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Psychol Aging 24:941-54. 2009
    ..A consideration of culture-level variables also suggested that previously reported differences in aging perceptions between Asian and Western countries may be related to differences in population structure...
  17. pmc Cholesterol, triglycerides, and the Five-Factor Model of personality
    Angelina R Sutin
    National Institute on Aging, NIH, DHHS, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Biol Psychol 84:186-91. 2010
    ..When considering the connection between personality and health, unhealthy lipid profiles may be one intermediate biomarker between personality and morbidity and mortality...
  18. pmc Genetics of serum BDNF: meta-analysis of the Val66Met and genome-wide association study
    Antonio Terracciano
    National Institute on Aging, NIH, DHHS, Baltimore, MD, USA
    World J Biol Psychiatry 14:583-9. 2013
    ..To identify genetic variants associated with serum BDNF, we tested the Val66Met (rs6265) functional variant and conducted a genome-wide association scan (GWAS)...
  19. pmc Personality and resilience to Alzheimer's disease neuropathology: a prospective autopsy study
    Antonio Terracciano
    National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Neurobiol Aging 34:1045-50. 2013
    ..In sum, a resilient personality profile is associated with lower risk or delay of clinical dementia even in persons with AD neuropathology...
  20. pmc Neuroticism, depressive symptoms, and serum BDNF
    Antonio Terracciano
    National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, 251 Bayview Blvd, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Psychosom Med 73:638-42. 2011
    ..We test whether serum and plasma levels of BDNF are associated with trait neuroticism and its facets and with state measures of depressive symptoms...
  21. pmc Genome-wide association scan of trait depression
    Antonio Terracciano
    National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 68:811-7. 2010
    ..Identifying the genetic variants that contribute to these individual differences can point to biological pathways etiologically involved in psychiatric disorders...
  22. pmc An alternative to the search for single polymorphisms: toward molecular personality scales for the five-factor model
    Robert R McCrae
    Laboratory of Personality and Cognition, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health NIH, U S Department of Health and Human Services, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 99:1014-24. 2010
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  23. ncbi request reprint Personality traits in Sardinia: testing founder population effects on trait means and variances
    Paul T Costa
    National Institute on Aging, NIH, DHHS, 5600 Nathan Shock Dr, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    Behav Genet 37:376-87. 2007
    ..The genetic homogeneity effect on the phenotypic expression of complex traits merits further exploration...
  24. pmc Self-reported extremely adverse life events and longitudinal changes in five-factor model personality traits in an urban sample
    Corinna E Lockenhoff
    Laboratory of Personality and Cognition, National Institute on Aging, NIH, DHHS, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Trauma Stress 22:53-9. 2009
    ....
  25. pmc Personality plasticity after age 30
    Antonio Terracciano
    National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 32:999-1009. 2006
    ..Ipsative stability, assessed with the California Adult Q-Set, also was unrelated to age. These data strengthen claims of predominant personality stability after age 30...
  26. pmc Longitudinal trajectories in Guilford-Zimmerman temperament survey data: results from the Baltimore longitudinal study of aging
    Antonio Terracciano
    Laboratory of Personality and Cognition, National Institute on Aging, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 61:P108-16. 2006
    ..Although intercepts differed, trajectories were similar for men and women. Attrition and death had no effect on slopes. This study highlights the use of lower order traits in providing a more nuanced picture of developmental change...
  27. pmc Impulsivity is associated with uric acid: evidence from humans and mice
    Angelina R Sutin
    Department of Medical Humanities and Social Sciences, Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, Florida Laboratory of Behavioral Neuroscience, National Institute on Aging, National Institute of Health, Bethesda, Maryland Laboratory of Neuroscience, National Institute on Aging, National Institute of Health, Bethesda, Maryland Electronic address
    Biol Psychiatry 75:31-7. 2014
    ..The present research tests the hypothesis that impulsivity is associated with higher uric acid in humans and mice...
  28. pmc The trajectory of depressive symptoms across the adult life span
    Angelina R Sutin
    Department of Medical Humanities and Social Sciences, Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee 32306, USA
    JAMA Psychiatry 70:803-11. 2013
    ..Long-term longitudinal studies are needed to delineate the trajectory of depressive symptoms across adulthood and to individuate factors that may contribute to increases in depressive symptoms in older adulthood...
  29. pmc Sex-specific correlates of walking speed in a wide age-ranged population
    Magdalena I Tolea
    Clinical Research Branch, National Institute on Aging, Harbor Hospital, 3001 South Hanover Street, Baltimore, MD 21225, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 65:174-84. 2010
    ..If these patterns are confirmed in longitudinal studies, personality may be an important target for prevention...
  30. pmc The effect of birth cohort on well-being: the legacy of economic hard times
    Angelina R Sutin
    National Institute on Aging, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Psychol Sci 24:379-85. 2013
    ..Although well-being increased with age for everyone, cohorts that lived through the economic challenges of the early 20th century had lower well-being than those born during more prosperous times...
  31. pmc Personality typology in relation to muscle strength
    Magdalena I Tolea
    Clinical Research Branch, Longitudinal Studies Section, National Institute on Aging, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Int J Behav Med 19:382-90. 2012
    ....
  32. pmc BDNF Val66Met is associated with introversion and interacts with 5-HTTLPR to influence neuroticism
    Antonio Terracciano
    National Institute on Aging, NIH, DHHS, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 35:1083-9. 2010
    ..Our findings support the association between the BDNF Met variant and introversion and suggest that BDNF interacts with the serotonin transporter gene to influence neuroticism...
  33. pmc Five-Factor Model personality profiles of drug users
    Antonio Terracciano
    National Institute on Aging, NIH, DHHS, Baltimore, USA
    BMC Psychiatry 8:22. 2008
    ....
  34. pmc Internal consistency, retest reliability, and their implications for personality scale validity
    Robert R McCrae
    National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, U S Department of Health and Human Services, Baltimore, MD
    Pers Soc Psychol Rev 15:28-50. 2011
    ..Further research on the nature and determinants of retest reliability is needed...
  35. pmc Hierarchical linear modeling analyses of the NEO-PI-R scales in the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging
    Antonio Terracciano
    Laboratory of Personality and Cognition, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Baltimore, MD 21224 6825, USA
    Psychol Aging 20:493-506. 2005
    ..Significant nonnormative changes were found for all 5 factors; they were not explained by attrition but might be due to genetic factors, disease, or life experience...
  36. pmc Perceived weight discrimination and obesity
    Angelina R Sutin
    Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, Florida, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e70048. 2013
    ..Rather than motivating individuals to lose weight, weight discrimination increases risk for obesity. ..
  37. ncbi request reprint Personality profiles of cultures: aggregate personality traits
    Robert R McCrae
    Gerontology Research Center, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Baltimore, MD 21224 6825, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 89:407-25. 2005
    ..Findings support the rough scalar equivalence of NEO-PI-R factors and facets across cultures and suggest that aggregate personality profiles provide insight into cultural differences...
  38. doi request reprint The association between leptin and depressive symptoms is modulated by abdominal adiposity
    Yuri Milaneschi
    Department of Psychiatry and EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center GGZ inGeest, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Longitudinal Studies Section, Translational Gerontology Branch, National Institute on Aging, Baltimore, MD, USA Electronic address
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 42:1-10. 2014
    ..We tested whether the relationship between leptin and depressive symptoms is modulated by abdominal adiposity in two population-based studies...
  39. ncbi request reprint Universal features of personality traits from the observer's perspective: data from 50 cultures
    Robert R McCrae
    Gerontology Research Center, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Baltimore, MD 21224 6825, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 88:547-61. 2005
    ..With a few exceptions, these data support the hypothesis that features of personality traits are common to all human groups...
  40. pmc Personality traits and sex differences in emotion recognition among African Americans and Caucasians
    Antonio Terracciano
    National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Baltimore, Maryland, 21224, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1000:309-12. 2003