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Latest Personality traits Stories

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.

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

Humans of the same feather flock together, according to a study published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.

Social Media Posts Help Build Predictive Model Of Personality
2013-09-26 18:56:53

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.

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

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.

Nice People Are Smarter People
2013-03-20 05:20:04

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.

2013-01-25 09:31:34

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.

2013-01-22 13:41:14

Two aspects of perfectionism are involved in body dissatisfaction and the development of eating disorders.

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

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.

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.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.