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Psychological traits, such as personality and well-being, are spatially and regionally clustered within cities, states, countries, and the world. Four presentations showcase cutting-edge research that investigates how traits are spatially and geographically clustered, what mechanisms drive the uneven distribution of traits, and the consequences of these spatial patterns.
Being out of work for a long period of time can fundamentally change a person’s personality, making them less agreeable and less conscientious, according to a new study published earlier this month in the Journal of Applied Psychology.
A new study published in the journal PNAS shows that, using “digital footprints” in the form of Facebook likes, your computer knows your personality better than your friends and even your family.
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.
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.
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.
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?
One state’s citizens are collectively more agreeable and another’s are more conscientious. Could that influence how each state is governed?
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.
Humans of the same feather flock together, according to a study published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.
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