More extroverted people suffered mood declines while more introverted people saw mood improvements during the early COVID-19 pandemic, in survey of students at a U.S. university.
Publicly available article: https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0248895
Article Title: "Personality trait predictors of adjustment during the COVID pandemic among college students"
Funding: This work was supported by a grant to Dr. Jim Hudziak from the Conrad Hilton Foundation (https://www.hiltonfoundation.org/). The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.
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