Latest Personality traits Stories
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.
Humans of the same feather flock together, according to a study published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.
People don't have to read your profile to know you; new research indicates that you can find out quite a lot about someone through observing their online personality.
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.
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.
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.
Two aspects of perfectionism are involved in body dissatisfaction and the development of eating disorders.
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.
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.
Five personality traits widely thought to be universal across cultures might not be.