Abstract In line with the social investment principle, becoming a parent should lead to more mature behaviour and an increase in conscientiousness, agreeableness, and emotional stability. However, previous research provided mixed results that do not support this idea. Here, we used data from a nationally representative household panel study from Germany (N = 19 875) to examine whether becoming a parent ...
European Journal of Personality
(online first) (2020),
| Eva Asselmann, Jule Specht