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2014-10-03 07:58:49

High levels of stress and anxiety can potentially increase the chances of developing Alzheimer’s disease later in life, according to a new study from a team of American and Swedish researchers.

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

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 researchers report in the September 2014 edition of the journal New Media & Society.

Neurotics Prefer To Stick With Inaction
2014-04-23 05:13:28

We all know someone who seems to be paralyzed when it comes time to taking action. We might even tease that person and call them neurotic. It turns out, people who are neurotic aren't unable to act. They simply don't want to.

Happiness Comes From Extroversion In Any Culture
2014-04-15 10:24:22

Western cultures consider being extroverted as a desirable quality associated with happiness, but what about other cultures that tend to prize close-knit relationships and group dynamics?

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?

Happy Marriage In Older Couples Often Depends On Husband's Positive Attitude
2014-03-15 06:50:50

According to a study from University of Chicago researchers, older couples rely on a husband’s health and attitude when it comes to being happy.

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.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.