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Covid-19 pandemic changed our personalities, claims study

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US study of 7,000 people found that the COVID pandemic changed people's personalities. Many became less extrovert, less open, less agreeable and less conscientious. Previous studies have found no link between collective stressful events, such as earthquakes and hurricanes, and personality change. But the coronavirus pandemic affected almost every aspect of people's lives.
Published 4 months ago · Tallahassee, United States

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