Stubborn people tend to live longer, says study

March 9, 2018 0Science & Tech

According to a joint study by researchers from University of Rome La Sapienza in Italy and University of California San Diego School, those who possess qualities of positivity and stubbornness and who have a conscientious work ethic lived far longer than their counterparts. (Shutterstock/File)

Stubbornness is oftentimes the cause of conflict among work peers, but the trait could actually help individuals prolong their lives.

According to a joint study by researchers from University of Rome La Sapienza in Italy and University of California San Diego School, those who possess qualities of positivity and stubbornness and who have a conscientious work ethic lived far longer than their counterparts.

Studying the mental and physical health levels of Italians subjects between the ages of 90 and 101, the group discovered that the elderly participants all carried the same traits and …

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