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Latest Big Five personality traits Stories

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.

2010-06-09 13:09:25

The reproductive success of both men and women is influenced by our personality traits.

2009-12-03 20:30:02

Conscientiousness breeds continued success, while extraverts fare well in later years.


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