Unemployment and Personality Change
The Matt Townsend Show - Season 1, Episode 516 , Segment 1
Episode: Unemployment Personality Change, Super Bugs, Obesity
- Mar 17, 2015 1:00 pm
- 46:15 mins
(10:50) Dr. Christopher Boyce is a Research Fellow from the Behavioral Science Center at Stirling Management School in Scotland. He views himself as a “Wellbeing researcher” as he uses ideas from psychology and economics to understand life events like promotions at work, income changes or unemployment and how they might influence our level of happiness. Dr. Boyce discuss his research in to long term unemployment and how it can change the personality of the individual. He also shares some ideas on how we as a society can help to mitigate the adverse psychological effects of unemployment.