Our personalities change beyond recognition from 14 to 77

Ilse Westphal, 92-year-old, reads the newspapers as she receives her daily oxygen therapy for a chronic pulmonary disease, in the living room of her farmhouse in the small village of Gross Lafferde near Hanover, northern Germany, April 15, 2006.    REUTERS/Christian Charisius - RTR1CKX6

A personality study has found that people change throughout their lives. Image: REUTERS/Christian Charisius

Olivia Goldhill
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