Infant temperament predicts personality more than 20 years later: Researchers investigating how temperament shapes adult life-course outcomes have found that behavioral inhibition in infancy predicts a reserved, introverted personality at age 26. For those individuals who show sensitivity to making errors in adolescence, the findings indicated a higher risk for internalizing disorders (such as anxiety and depression) in adulthood. The study provides robust evidence of the impact of infant temperament on adult outcomes. (1)
Small children. In adult bodies.
Small gods. In ephemeral shells.
You believe that you progress. You believe that you get improved day by day. And yet what you were is what you will be. Unless you decide not to.
Don’t you see?
Not doing that is the only thing you can do…