- Development of personality in early and middle adulthood: set like plaster or persistent change?Sanjay Srivastava
Institute of Personality and Social Research, University of California, Berkeley, USA
J Pers Soc Psychol 84:1041-53. 2003..The variety in patterns of change suggests that the Big Five traits are complex phenomena subject to a variety of developmental influences...
- Optimism in close relationships: How seeing things in a positive light makes them soSanjay Srivastava
Department of Psychology, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403 1227, USA
J Pers Soc Psychol 91:143-53. 2006..In a 1-year follow-up, men's optimism predicted relationship status. Effects of optimism were mediated by the optimists' perceived support, which appears to promote a variety of beneficial processes in romantic relationships...