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Prof. Colleen O’Brien publishes article in Personality and Individual Differences journal

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Management and Marketing Department

October 08, 2021

Colleen O'BrienProfessor Colleen O’Brien recently published her paper entitled “Personality and Responses to Covid-19 Health and Safety Prevention” in the October 2021 edition of the peer-reviewed journal Personality and Individual Differences.

Prof. O’Brien’s study highlights the critical role of personality as a predictor of individual social responsibility and attitudes regarding the health and safety of others. Results reveal that prosocial personality enhances individual social responsibility and positive responses to health and safety preventive measures, whereas grandiose narcissism augments negative responses. In addition, results highlight that socially responsible individuals report being bullied for wearing a mask. The results are similar in both the United States and Canada.

Personality and Individual Differences is devoted to publishing articles that enhance understanding of the structure of personality and other forms of individual differences, the processes that cause these individual differences to emerge, and their practical applications.

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Management and Marketing Department

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT:

Colleen O’Brien, cobrien1@carthage.edu