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This one childhood trait could predict your future job success

This one childhood trait could predict your future job success | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Whether or not you ace that job interview depends on a lot of things. But, a new study suggests that one personality trait in childhood may be especially important for your job success.

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Article cites findings from the ESRC-funded British Cohort Study and the British National Child Development Study

Article originally published 15 April 2015

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Study shows stress in early life can lead to overall bodily wear-and-tear on into middle age

Study shows stress in early life can lead to overall bodily wear-and-tear on into middle age | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

A team of scientists with researchers from several institutions in France has found that multiple stress events that occur early in life can cause an increase in overall wear-and-tear on the body, well into middle age. 

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Article cites the ESRC-funded National Child Development Study

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Hard Work, Hard Times: Self-control and Joblessness

Does self-discipline today really pay off later in life -- in jobs, paychecks, promotions and bonuses, professional prestige and wealth? 

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Artilce cites the National Child Development Study and the Birth Cohort Study. Both studies are managed by the ESRC-funded Centre for Longitudinal Studies

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Conscientious kids less likely to smoke later in life

A new study has recently revealed that conscientious kids are less likely to smoke later in life. It was also mentioned that the personality trait could help explain the health inequalities.

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Article cites data from the ESRC-funded National Child Development Study

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Childhood Adversity May Plague Health in Midlife

Childhood adversity may become hard-wired in the body to cause physiological wear-and-tear in midlife, according to a study of British baby boomers.

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Article cites the ESRC-funded National Child Development Study

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Bullying scars 'remain 40 years on'

Bullying scars 'remain 40 years on' | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
School bullying leaves deep life-changing scars that are still evident after nearly 40 years, a study has shown.
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Article on findings from the National Child Development Study, which is managed by the Centre for Longitudinal Studies and funded by the ESRC.

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