Episode 1

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Duration: 1 hour

How does your personality shape your life? Can it dictate whether you are in the right job, make or break your relationship, influence your health and even how long you'll live? In this two part special to celebrate the tenth anniversary of Child of our Time, the children and their families explore their personalities, while presenters Robert Winston and Sophie Raworth reveal the results of the BBC's online Big Personality Test, the biggest ever investigation into the personality of the nation.

In this first programme, we catch up on some of the Child of our Time Children, and find out their combination of personality traits. Has James Cachia's chaotic life contributed to him being a fun loving extrovert, and why does Charlotte Langeveld score so high on agreeableness? What does it mean to be high in openness and neuroticism, and can you be too conscientious?

For a free Open University booklet Personality and Your Life call 0845 366 8019 or log onto www.bbc.co.uk/childofourtime.

Credits

Presenter
Robert Winston
Presenter
Sophie Raworth
Producer
Sam Starbuck
Executive Producer
Dinah Lord

Broadcasts

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OU - Child of Our Time

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Learn more with The Open University

OU - Child of Our Time

Find out more about the challenges of the teenage years with the OU's free booklet

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