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

A new study has taken the idea of personality type and applied it to fertility and child survivorship as a way to measure reproductive fitness.

Anthropologists Study Testosterone Spikes In Non-competitive Activities
2013-08-14 08:22:36

The everyday physical activities of an isolated group of forager-farmers in central Bolivia are providing valuable information about how industrialization and its associated modern amenities may impact health and wellness.

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.

2012-03-28 17:40:56

As part of an isolated indigenous group in central Bolivia, Tsimane men spend much of their time hunting, foraging, fishing, and clearing land by hand to grow crops.