Thursday, April 11 / 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM   •   Napoleon A3

Session 52:
Personality, Cognition and Health

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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