Monday, April 11, 2011

Another Strike Against Me

The Key to a Long Life: Conscientious Habits - Yahoo! News: "'The best childhood personality predictor of longevity was conscientiousness--the qualities of a prudent, persistent, well organized person,' according to the two professors (he at the University of California--Riverside, and she at La Sierra University). 'Conscientiousness . . . also turned out to be the best personality predictor of long life when measured in adulthood.'"

4 comments:

Anonymous said...

I guess I do pretty well on this one.

Jeff

Ed Gorman said...

With these attributes as the measure, I'm amazed I made it past fifteen.

Cap'n Bob said...

Amen, Ed. I should have died years ago. I only stay around to vex my foes.

diannashipman said...

I see all kinds of conceptual problems skewing the results of this survey/test and follow-up interpretations, which have nothing to do with the fact that I didn't score very well on it! 8-)