Session 52:
Personality, Cognition and Health

Thursday, April 11
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Napoleon A3
3rd Floor

Chair: Amar A. Hamoudi, Duke University
Discussant: Margaret Sheridan, Harvard University

  1. Adolescent Personality, Cognitive Ability and Mortality: Analyses from Project TalentSandra L. Eyster, American Institutes for Research; Jizhi Zhang, American Institutes for Research; Celeste Stone, American Institutes for Research; Susan Lapham, American Institutes for Research; George Rebok, American Institutes for Research; Leslie Scott, American Institutes for Research

  2. Education and Health Behaviors: Understanding the Role of Cognitive and Psychological Human CapitalAmelia Karraker, University of Michigan; Pamela Herd, University of Wisconsin-Madison

  3. Does Personality Confound the Relationship between Health and Relative Deprivation? Evidence from Costa RicaSepideh Modrek, Stanford University; Luis Rosero-Bixby, Universidad de Costa Rica; William H. Dow, University of California, Berkeley

  4. Adolescent Health and Its Effects on Educational Attainment: Evidence from Two Nationally Representative Longitudinal Studies (NLSY79 and NLSY97)Anna Zajacova, University of Wyoming; Katrina M. Walsemann, University of South Carolina

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