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Paul T. Costa Jr., PhD

Adjunct Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Division: 
Behavioral Medicine
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Office: 4567 Clin Res II, Durham, NC 27710
Campus Mail: DUMC Box 3926 Med Ctr, Durham, NC 27710

Education and Training

  • Ph.D., The University of Chicago, 1970

Publications

Terracciano, A., B. Martin, D. Ansari, T. Tanaka, L. Ferrucci, S. Maudsley, M. P. Mattson, and P. T. Costa. “Plasma BDNF concentration, Val66Met genetic variant and depression-related personality traits.” Genes Brain Behav 9, no. 5 (July 2010): 512–18. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1601-183X.2010.00579.x.

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Terracciano, A., S. Sanna, M. Uda, B. Deiana, G. Usala, F. Busonero, A. Maschio, et al. “Genome-wide association scan for five major dimensions of personality.” Mol Psychiatry 15, no. 6 (June 2010): 647–56. https://doi.org/10.1038/mp.2008.113.

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Shaw, T. H., G. Matthews, J. S. Warm, V. S. Finomore, L. Silverman, and P. T. Costa. “Individual differences in vigilance: Personality, ability and states of stress.” Journal of Research in Personality 44, no. 3 (June 1, 2010): 297–308. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jrp.2010.02.007.

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Sutin, Angelina R., Antonio Terracciano, Luigi Ferrucci, and Paul T. Costa. “Teeth Grinding: Is Emotional Stability related to Bruxism?” J Res Pers 44, no. 3 (June 2010): 402–5. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jrp.2010.03.006.

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McCrae, Robert R., Antonio Terracciano, Filip De Fruyt, Marleen De Bolle, Michele J. Gelfand, Paul T. Costa, and Paul T. 42 Collaborators of the Adolescent Personality Profiles of Cultures Project. “The validity and structure of culture-level personality scores: data from ratings of young adolescents.” J Pers 78, no. 3 (June 2010): 815–38. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-6494.2010.00634.x.

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Sutin, Angelina R., Antonio Terracciano, Barbara Deiana, Manuela Uda, David Schlessinger, Edward G. Lakatta, and Paul T. Costa. “Cholesterol, triglycerides, and the Five-Factor Model of personality.” Biol Psychol 84, no. 2 (May 2010): 186–91. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biopsycho.2010.01.012.

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Terracciano, Antonio, Toshiko Tanaka, Angelina R. Sutin, Barbara Deiana, Lenuta Balaci, Serena Sanna, Nazario Olla, et al. “BDNF Val66Met is associated with introversion and interacts with 5-HTTLPR to influence neuroticism.” Neuropsychopharmacology 35, no. 5 (April 2010): 1083–89. https://doi.org/10.1038/npp.2009.213.

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Costa, Paul T., and Robert R. McCrae. “Bridging the gap with the five-factor model.” Personal Disord 1, no. 2 (April 2010): 127–30. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0020264.

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Kapogiannis, Dimitrios, Angelina Sutin, Paul Costa, and Susan Resnick. “Structural Brain Differences Associated with Personality.” In Neurology, 74:A409–A409, 2010.

Scholars@Duke

Tolea, Magdalena I., Paul T. Costa, Antonio Terracciano, Michael Griswold, Eleanor M. Simonsick, Samer S. Najjar, Angelo Scuteri, et al. “Sex-specific correlates of walking speed in a wide age-ranged population.” J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 65B, no. 2 (March 2010): 174–84. https://doi.org/10.1093/geronb/gbp130.

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