Alexander Weiss
Alexander Weiss
Director, Lester E. Fisher Center for the Study and Conservation of Apes, Lincoln Park Zoo
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Happiness is a personal(ity) thing: The genetics of personality and well-being in a representative sample
A Weiss, TC Bates, M Luciano
Psychological Science 19 (3), 205-210, 2008
Intelligence and personality as predictors of illness and death: How researchers in differential psychology and chronic disease epidemiology are collaborating to understand and …
IJ Deary, A Weiss, GD Batty
Psychological science in the public interest 11 (2), 53-79, 2010
Domain and facet personality predictors of all-cause mortality among Medicare patients aged 65 to 100
A Weiss, PT Costa Jr
Psychosomatic medicine 67 (5), 724-733, 2005
Neuroticism, extraversion, and mortality in the UK Health and Lifestyle Survey: a 21-year prospective cohort study
BA Shipley, A Weiss, G Der, MD Taylor, IJ Deary
Psychosomatic medicine 69 (9), 923-931, 2007
Personality and subjective well-being in orangutans (Pongo pygmaeus and Pongo abelii).
A Weiss, JE King, L Perkins
Journal of personality and social psychology 90 (3), 501, 2006
Personality Structure and Social Style in Macaques
MJ Adams, B Majolo, J Ostner, O Schülke, A De Marco, F Ethoikos, ...
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 109 (2), 338-353, 2015
Subjective well-being is heritable and genetically correlated with dominance in chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes).
A Weiss, JE King, RM Enns
Journal of personality and social psychology 83 (5), 1141, 2002
Assessing chimpanzee personality and subjective well‐being in Japan
A Weiss, M Inoue‐Murayama, KW Hong, E Inoue, T Udono, T Ochiai, ...
American Journal of Primatology: Official Journal of the American Society of …, 2009
The heritability of personality factors in chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes)
A Weiss, JE King, AJ Figueredo
Behavior genetics 30, 213-221, 2000
Conscientiousness predicts disease progression (CD4 number and viral load) in people living with HIV.
C O'Cleirigh, G Ironson, A Weiss, PT Costa Jr
Health Psychology 26 (4), 473, 2007
Evidence for a midlife crisis in great apes consistent with the U-shape in human well-being
A Weiss, JE King, M Inoue-Murayama, T Matsuzawa, AJ Oswald
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 109 (49), 19949-19952, 2012
Personality and foraging decisions in fallow deer, Dama dama
UA Bergvall, A Schäpers, P Kjellander, A Weiss
Animal Behaviour 81 (1), 101-112, 2011
A Chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) Analogue of Cross‐National Generalization of Personality Structure: Zoological Parks and an African Sanctuary
JE King, A Weiss, KH Farmer
Journal of Personality 73 (2), 389-410, 2005
Rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta) as living fossils of hominoid personality and subjective well-being.
A Weiss, MJ Adams, A Widdig, MS Gerald
Journal of comparative psychology 125 (1), 72, 2011
Traits and genotypes may predict the successful training of drug detection dogs
M Maejima, M Inoue-Murayama, K Tonosaki, N Matsuura, S Kato, Y Saito, ...
Applied Animal Behaviour Science 107 (3-4), 287-298, 2007
A cross‐setting study of chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) personality structure and development: zoological parks and Yerkes National Primate Research Center
A Weiss, JE King, WD Hopkins
American Journal of Primatology: Official Journal of the American Society of …, 2007
Aping humans: age and sex effects in chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) and human (Homo sapiens) personality.
JE King, A Weiss, MM Sisco
Journal of Comparative Psychology 122 (4), 418, 2008
Personality and HIV disease progression: Role of NEO-PI-R openness, extraversion, and profiles of engagement
GH Ironson, C O’Cleirigh, A Weiss, N Schneiderman, PT Costa Jr
Psychosomatic medicine 70 (2), 245-253, 2008
Childhood socioeconomic status amplifies genetic effects on adult intelligence
TC Bates, GJ Lewis, A Weiss
Psychological science 24 (10), 2111-2116, 2013
Animal personality
M Briffa, A Weiss
Current Biology 20 (21), R912-R914, 2010
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