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Being Extroverted Leads To Happiness In Any Culture

Being Extroverted Leads To Happiness In Any Culture

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Western cultures consider being extroverted as a desirable quality associated with happiness, but what about other cultures that tend to prize close-knit relationships and group dynamics?...

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Happy Marriage In Older Couples Often Depends On Husband's Positive Attitude
2014-03-15 06:50:50

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a study from University of Chicago researchers, older couples rely on a husband’s health and attitude when it comes to being happy. Researchers found that a husband’s agreeable personality and good health are crucial in preventing conflict among older couples that have been together for a long time. “Wives report more conflict if their husband is in poor health,”, James Iveniuk, PhD candidate in the Department...

Personality Shapes How Much Kids Will Want In Their Cereal Bowl
2013-11-26 06:10:13

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online While research published earlier this month found that bigger bowls tend to make children want larger portions of food, a new study suggests that some youngsters may be more susceptible to the phenomenon than others. In fact, investigators from the Cornell University Food and Brand Lab report that kids respond differently to environmental cues, such as plate and bowl size, based on whether they are introverted or extroverted in...

Personality And Evolution - The Shy Guy Doesn't Get The Girl
2013-10-23 04:18:10

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online If you’ve ever learned how we all possess different personality types, then chances are you are also familiar with the Meyers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) personality assessment. The MBTI aims to help individuals understand their specific personality type so they can employ what they learn to help them make the best of their careers, relationships and daily lives in general. But what if your personality type was directly responsible...

2013-08-29 20:21:09

CINCINNATI, Aug. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Susan Cain received Toastmasters' 2013 Golden Gavel award Friday, August 23, at Toastmasters' annual International Convention in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130829/NY71874) Cain is the author of the NY Times bestseller, Quiet: the Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking (Broadway Books, Jan. 2013). The award, presented annually to an individual distinguished in the fields of communication...

Outgoing And Extroverted Youth Have Better Wellbeing Later In Life
2013-07-20 05:51:42

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Young adults who are more outgoing or emotionally stable are happier in later life than their introverted counterparts, according to new research led by the University of Southampton. Dr Catharine Gale from the Medical Research Council's Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton worked with a team from the University of Edinburgh and University College London to examine the effects of neuroticism and extraversion at...

2013-06-25 23:28:02

Heather Hans, TV Show Host, Spiritual Guide, Healer and Psychotherapist, says she has noticed one prominent trend in all her years of working with others: most people harbor a belief that something is intrinsically wrong with them. Hans addresses this topic, as well as many other topics relating to spiritual healing, divine guidance, success in love and more, in her upcoming book, “The Heart of Self-Love.” Boulder, CO (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 Over the years, Colorado Psychotherapist and...

2013-05-23 08:25:17

Neurotics deserve equal consideration as leaders, research shows NEWARK, N.J., May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Neha Parikh Shah, an assistant professor who teaches organizational behavior at Rutgers Business School, co-authored a paper that is receiving lots of interest among those who care about the qualities of good managers, teams and business leaders. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130523/DC18601) Source: http://www.business.rutgers.edu The paper...

2013-04-15 08:25:38

Quiet author to receive organization's most prestigious award RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif., April 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Toastmasters International today announced Susan Cain as its 2013 Golden Gavel recipient. Cain is author of the New York Times best-seller Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking. She will accept the award at a dinner in her honor, held during Toastmasters' annual International Convention, Aug. 23 in Cincinnati, Ohio. The award,...

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

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online 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, according to the results of a new study presented late last week. University of Minnesota researcher Colin DeYoung and colleagues recruited subjects to better understand how being an extravert or an...

Gorillas Who Are Extraverted Live Longer
2012-12-06 05:19:25

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online By observing and collecting data for 18 years on 298 gorillas in North American zoos and sanctuaries, an international team of scientists has examined the role of personality. Keepers, volunteers, researchers and caretakers who knew the gorillas well assessed their personalities, using a scoring method adapted from techniques for studying people and other primates. They found four personality traits — dominance,...