About the PMaD Lab

Josh Jackson is the Rosenzweig Associate Professor in Personality Science at Washington University in St. Louis. He directs the Personality Measurement and Development lab (PMaD lab).

His lab examines how personality develops across the lifespan, the effects that personality has on important life outcomes, and how best to measure personality across time and contexts.

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PMaD Lab Updates

Catch up with members of the lab!

10/15/17

Emorie and Josh's comment on the use of idiographic networks to study personality structure, processes, and development was recently published in the European Journal of Personality.

10/1/17

Leah and Josh's paper on vocational interests was recently published in the Journal of Research in Personality. Congrats Leah!

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Current stuff we're working on:

When we aren't drinking coffee or playing NES, we are...

Adolescent Personality Development

Adolescent Personality Development

Is adolescence a time of a lot of developmental change and progress?

Personality and Health

Personality and Health

What are the processes that relate personality with health outcomes?

Conscientiousness

Conscientiousness

What is Conscientiousness and how should it be measured?

Selection

Selection

Can we use machine learning to better understand selection processes?

Personality Processes

Personality Processes

How do we measure personality processes?

Personality and Life Events

Personality and Life Events

How do life events impact personality? What is the relationship between personality and relationships?

Interested? Join the PMaD Lab

We're looking for undergraduates, graduate students, post docs, and collaborators.