Latest Personality traits Stories
Psychologists have found that buying life experiences makes people happier than buying possessions, but who spends more of their spare cash on experiences?
“Be all you can be,” the Army tells potential recruits.
A program designed to boost cognition in older adults also increased their openness to new experiences, researchers report, demonstrating for the first time that a non-drug intervention in older adults can change a personality trait once thought to be fixed throughout the lifespan.
Humble people are more likely to offer time to someone in need than arrogant people are.
Parents of newborns show poorer adjustment to their new role if they believe society expects them to be “perfect” moms and dads, a new study shows.
Pretty much everybody thinks they're better than average.
People with personality traits of high neuroticism and low conscientiousness are likely to go through cycles of gaining and losing weight throughout their lives.
Self-esteem increases during adolescence, then slows in young adulthood, but contrary to popular belief, there is no significant difference between men's and women's self-esteem during either of those life phases.
Part of what determines how much success you will have in the dating world is whether you have a good sense of whether people find you attractive.
The results of a unique study from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, show that personality has an impact on how likely people are to take their medication.
- A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
- One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.