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2014-10-14 12:29:05

Film focuses on how personality affects different aspects of life TULSA, Okla., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "The Science of Personality," a documentary that explores what personality is and how it affects our lives and the lives of those around us, will be available for viewing online beginning today, Tuesday, Oct. 14. The film was produced by Hogan Assessments, a Tulsa-based company founded by Drs. Joyce and Robert Hogan, who grew the company to become one of the most successful...

2014-09-30 23:18:55

PeopleKeys will be exploring the connection between personality and leadership in a live Leadership Development webinar set to air at 1pm EST on October 12th. Boardman, Ohio (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 If you were to create a list of the most important qualities of a leader, what would it say? Would you place a high value on charisma? Organizational skills? Determination? Although it might be tempting to create a leadership “wish list,” the truth is that just as there are different...

social media personality
2014-09-12 04:27:16

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online What you say and do on social media can be used by other people to accurately determine your personality traits, even if those individuals don’t know you personally, University of Kansas (KU) researchers report in the September 2014 edition of the journal New Media & Society. Study authors Jeffrey Hall, an associate professor of communication studies at KU, doctoral candidate Natalie Pennington, and former Kansas doctoral...

Chimpanzees Show Similar Personality Traits To Humans
2014-05-07 03:38:57

Georgia State University Chimpanzees have almost the same personality traits as humans, and they are structured almost identically, according to new work led by researchers at Georgia State University. The research also shows some of those traits have a neurobiological basis, and that those traits vary according to the biological sex of the individual chimpanzee. "Our work also demonstrates the promise of using chimpanzee models to investigate the neurobiology of personality...

2014-05-06 23:03:38

Chimpanzees have almost the same personality traits as humans, and they are structured almost identically, according to new work led by researchers at Georgia State University. (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Chimpanzees have almost the same personality traits as humans, and they are structured almost identically, according to new work led by researchers at Georgia State University. The research also shows some of those traits have a neurobiological basis, and that those traits vary according to the...

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? A recently published study suggests it could. Jeffery Mondak and Damarys Canache, political science professors at the University of Illinois, analyzed personality data from more than 600,000 Americans, identified by state, who had responded to an online survey for another research study. They then matched that data with state-level measures of...

2014-02-24 23:21:12

Digital publisher, 2bme, launches the release of educational children’s book, Ned & Rosco, teaching children about human personality types. Austin, TX (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Online publisher, 2bme, LLC, is pleased to announce the release of their first publication and educational children’s book, Ned & Rosco. This is an entertaining and educational children’s book, where kids and adults alike can learn about the psychology of human personality. It is written and...

2014-01-29 23:26:59

PeopleKeys today announced the topics for their 2014 DISC for the Real World Online Training series. The company plans to offer one hour-long class every month, each of which will stream live 1pm EST. (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 PeopleKeys, a company that creates behavior analysis and DISC personality testing tools, today announced the topics for their 2014 DISC for the Real World Online Training series. The company plans to offer one hour-long class every month, each of which will stream...

Sparrows Display Personalities During Fights
2013-12-04 08:52:17

University of Washington Like humans, some song sparrows are more effusive than others, at least when it comes to defending their territories. New findings from the University of Washington show that consistent individual differences exist not only for how aggressive individual song sparrows are but also for how much they use their signals to communicate their aggressive intentions. The findings, published online Dec. 4 in Proceedings of the Royal Society B, show that while many birds...

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

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Humans of the same feather flock together, according to a study published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. Scientists were not only able to show how Americans with similar temperaments were likely to live in the same areas, but they also produced a map of the country that could be divided into regions according to personalities. The team found that people in the north-central Great Plains and the South tended...


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