Meta-Analysis Finds That Perseverance of Effort, or Grit, Is Strongly Tied to Better Subjective Well-Being
Grit, a trait consisting of perseverance despite adversity and passion for long-term goals, is a strong predictor of success, but less is known about how it relates to an individual’s subjective well-being. Research published Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin found that perseverance of effort has a strong relationship to subjective well-being while consistency of interest (i.e., passion) is weakly related.
Difficult Experiences in Childhood Influence Vaccine Resistance in Adulthood
Curious about why some people have been so passionately, often angrily, opposed to vaccination against the COVID-19 virus, a team of researchers with access to rare and unusual insights into the childhood forces that shape our adult lives thought they'd try to find out.