Fertility Problems? Blame Your Personality, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis Study

Published: Aug 22, 2013

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A new study from IIASA population researchers finds a link between men's and women's personalities and the likelihood that they will have children. Men with neurotic personality traits are having fewer children compared to previous generations, according to a new study published in the European Journal of Personality. The study examined the effect of personality on how likely a person is to have children, using extensive survey and birth registry data from Norway.

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