03/20/2019 - Congrats to Dr. Damian! She will present her work, along with Drs. Bill Chopik (MSU), Pat Hill (WashU), and Nick Turiano (WVU), in a symposium titled Adversity and Prospective Change in Personality and Character Traits at ARP 2019

03/20/2019 - Congrats to graduate student Andreea Sutu! She will present her talk titled Mental Health and Well-being among DREAMers in the Wake of Immigration Policy Uncertainty at ARP 2019

03/14/2019 - Dr. Damian gave an interview to the Washington Post regarding her research on birth order and personality: https://www.washingtonpost.com/science/2019/03/14/birth-order-doesnt-shape-personality-after-all/?utm_term=.0bb32232f790 

03/11/2019 - Congrats to graduate student Surizaday Serrano on winning the Diversity Travel Award from the Association for Research in Personality (ARP)!

03/11/2019 - Congrats to Dr. Damian and collaborators on their new publication in Psychology and Aging titled Five-factor model personality traits and verbal fluency in 10 cohort.

02/08-09/2019 - Dr. Damian, graduate students, Surizaday Serrano and Andreea Sutu, and undergraduate student, Micheal Garza, presented their research at the SPSP conference in Portland, OR

02/07/2019 - Dr. Damian participated in an invited panel on the future of personality psychology: http://meeting.spsp.org/2019/preconferences/pdpf

01/09/2019 - Dr. Damian presents progress report on our grant-funded longitudinal study titled The Aftermath of Hurricanes: Pathways to Resilience and Recovery among College Students, at the official Hurricane Resilience Research Institute meeting at the University of Miami

12/5/2018 - Congrats to graduate student Surizaday Serrano! She will present her poster titled Academic Achievement in the Aftermath of Hurricane Harvey at the Personality Dynamics, Processes, and Functioning Preconference at SPSP 2019 in Portland

12/5/2018 - Congrats to graduate student Andreea Sutu! She will present her poster titled Mental Health and Well-being among DREAMers in the Wake of Immigration Policy Uncertainty at the Personality Dynamics, Processes, and Functioning Preconference at SPSP 2019 in Portland

12/01/2018 - Congrats to everyone in the Personality Development and Success Lab on a great Fall 2018 semester, on running Wave 3 of our longitudinal Hurricane Harvey Study, and on supporting open and reproducible science by submitting this semester several papers containing 12 different studies total, out of which 50% were pre-registered before data collection began, and 83% included open data, materials, and syntax which will become publicly available on OSF upon publication.

10/19/2018 - Congrats to Dr. Damian on being awarded a research grant by the Hurricane Resilience Research Institute. Title: The Aftermath of Hurricanes: Pathways to Resilience and Recovery among College Students

10/17/2018 - Congrats to undergraduate research assistant, Micheal Garza, on winning the SPSP Diversity Undergraduate Registration Award!

10/16/2018 - Congrats to undergraduate research assistant, Micheal Garza! He will present his poster titled The Associations Between Intrinsic vs. Extrinsic Religiosity and Hope at SPSP 2019 in Portland

09/06/2018 - Congrats to graduate student Surizaday Serrano! She will present her poster titled Hurricane Harvey Aftermath: Concurrent and Prospective Effects of Hurricane Exposure on Mental Health and Life Satisfaction at SPSP 2019

09/06/2018 - Congrats to graduate student Andreea Sutu! She will present her poster titled Open to Laugh: The role of openness to experience in humor production ability at SPSP 2019 in Portland

09/06/2018 - Congrats to graduate student Surizaday Serrano on winning the SPSP Diversity Graduate Travel Award!

08/16/2018 - Congrats to Dr. Damian and graduate student Andreea Sutu for their new publication in JPSP titled Sixteen going on sixty-six: A longitudinal study of personality stability and change across 50 years. Open access version here: https://psyarxiv.com/dmq5g

07/18/2018 - Congrats to Dr. Damian on presenting her research titled Whose job will be taken over by a computer? The role of personality in predicting job computerizability over the lifespan at ECP 2018 in Zadar, Croatia

07/05/2018 - Congrats to graduate student Adam Ozer on presenting his research titled Populism and Personality: Disagreeable Personalities and the Appeal of Populist Political Rhetoric at ISPP 2018 in San Antonio

05/26/2018 - Congrats to graduate student Surizaday Serrano on presenting her poster titled Diversity, not adversity, is believed to be typical of creative geniuses: Lay theories of the link between diversifying experiences and creativity at APS 2018 in San Francisco

05/25/2018 - Congrats to graduate student Andreea Sutu on presenting her poster titled The “Sane Genius” hypothesis: Personality normativeness predicts creativity at APS 2018 in San Francisco

 

04/16/2018 - Congrats to graduate student Surizaday Serrano on winning the APS Travel Award!

01/18/2018 - Congrats to Dr. Damian on being selected as a 2017 APS Rising Star