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Can Facebook Be Used To Accurately Determine Personality

Can Facebook Be Used To Accurately Determine Personality?

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...

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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...

2013-10-15 23:27:21

PeopleKeys Explores the Connection Between Personality and Productivity in Upcoming Live DISC Team Building Webinar Boardman, Ohio (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 What happens when teams include people with the right skills, but the wrong personalities? Productivity and success can be severely compromised when teams are made up of individuals with clashing personalities or incompatible work styles. Study after study has shown that it’s not competence that makes a strong team, it’s...

Haters Are Just Wired That Way
2013-08-27 05:27:00

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online You may have noticed some people seem to dislike everything around them, while others seem to like everything they encounter. A new study from the University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg School for Communication and the University of Illinois has uncovered the reason behind this seemingly arbitrary personality quirk. The research, published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, shows this preference is part of our...

2013-07-11 11:03:22

-An individual enters adolescence with personality characteristics and life experiences already accumulated. -A new study evaluates the impact of childhood temperament on later alcohol use/problems. -Results show that childhood temperament prior to age five predicts adolescent alcohol use and problems at age 15.5 years, even after controlling for socio-demographic factors and parental alcohol problems. Most risk and protective factors for alcohol use have roots in early childhood. In...


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