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mountainous introverts
2015-03-02 09:39:45

Psychological traits, such as personality and well-being, are spatially and regionally clustered within cities, states, countries, and the world. Four presentations showcase cutting-edge research that investigates how traits are spatially and geographically clustered, what mechanisms drive the uneven distribution of traits, and the consequences of these spatial patterns.

computer knows you
2015-01-13 09:41:01

A new study published in the journal PNAS shows that, using “digital footprints” in the form of Facebook likes, your computer knows your personality better than your friends and even your family.

2014-04-01 14:07:07

One state’s citizens are collectively more agreeable and another’s are more conscientious. Could that influence how each state is governed?

Nice People Are Smarter People
2013-03-20 05:20:04

According to a new study conducted at Rice University, nice guys (and ladies) finish first in some aspects of life, such as grade point average.

Personality Traits May Not Be Universal
2013-01-11 07:13:45

The field of psychology has long adhered to an elegant theory of personality structure known the five-factor-model (FFM). The theory is built around five core personality traits known as the “Big Five” that are believed to be universal features of human psychology.

2013-01-03 15:21:58

Five personality traits widely thought to be universal across cultures might not be.

2012-02-17 11:11:05

It’s no secret that battlefield trauma can leave veterans with deep emotional scars that impact their ability to function in civilian life.

2012-01-18 15:06:34

A program designed to boost cognition in older adults also increased their openness to new experiences, researchers report, demonstrating for the first time that a non-drug intervention in older adults can change a personality trait once thought to be fixed throughout the lifespan.

2011-05-10 15:26:49

The results of a unique study from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, show that personality has an impact on how likely people are to take their medication.

2010-10-27 09:00:00

LUTZ, Fla., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The NEO(TM) Personality Inventory-3 (NEO(TM)-PI-3), an update to the standard questionnaire of the Five-Factor Model of personality, is now available.


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