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2015-01-11 14:10:46

With the increase in technology comes the increase in communication, and for researchers at York University, the potential impressions and limitations that come with communication between strangers online has led to a new study comparing an individual’s avatar with an individual’s personality.

2014-05-23 08:23:14

SEATTLE, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a new study of flexible work policies, researchers at the University of Washington Foster School of Business have found that people who

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?

Similar Personalities Seem To Group Together Regionally
2013-10-17 17:29:05

Humans of the same feather flock together, according to a study published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.

2013-08-26 11:06:45

Men who generally believe that women who challenge men's power are manipulative and subversive — so-called hostile sexism — carry over those antagonistic attitudes into their intimate relationships.

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.

2013-01-25 09:31:34

In one of three studies, Pia Rosander carried out personality tests on 200 pupils in southern Sweden when they entered upper secondary school at 16.

Personality Impacts On Mental Health, Longevity And Decision-Making
2013-01-20 05:53:34

In addition to making individuals more outgoing or sociable, extraversion also makes people more likely to favor immediate rewards over delayed gratification – even if waiting means that the ultimate reward will be larger.

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.


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