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. Current projects pertain to how personality relates to physical health and how educational experiences influence personality development. 


PMaD Lab in the News

For Couples, Success at Work is Affected by Partner's Personality -Scientific American, January 20, 2015

Want to know how long you'll live? Ask your friends! -Discover, January 15,2015

4 successful CEOs who throw cold water on the marriage-success theory  -Fortune, January 8, 2015 

Why Companies Want Staffers With Happy Spouses -Wall Street Journal, January 7, 2015

An Educational Myth -Huffington Post, January 6, 2015

Could a Personality Test Improve Your Health?  -The New York Times, December 29, 2014