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Are personality tests any more accurate than astrology?
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While most people are generally aware of the five factor model of personality (that is the FFM or OCEAN model that is revealed by factor analysis),...
Personality contributes to how we relate to each other, develop relationships, and make meaning of our own identities. But at the very root, what exactly is personality?
see the slideshow at end for insights into what personality traits are 'good' for lonevity etc.
Unveiling a periodic table of emotional/ motivational/ personality constructs.
If this is useful/ accurate, it might turn out to be my most important contribution till date to the field of psychology.
How is the motivational system structured?
4 motivational constructs that have individual differences.
Everyday Sadism: Throwing Light On The Dark Triad - The Huffington Post
Dark tetrad seems to be for real!
People generally fail to appreciate how much their personality and values will change in the years ahead — even though they recognize that they have changed in the past, according to fresh research.
Personality and your self is not fixed but ever malleable and changing.
Why are narcissists more physically attractive?
Psychologists explore the outer limits of first impressions...
Even when we're not doing so deliberately, we are creating an impression...
openness to experience is of two kinds- intellect/ culture. the former is associted with intuitive system and scetpicism; while the latter with religion/paranormal beliefs.
Infants' and children's personality structure is studied by studying their 'temperaments'.
How much does character change lifespan? By Matthew J. Edlund, M.D. ...
Key to longevity .... fall in love with your life!
On the emotional scaffolding of the self, or how the dynamics of temperament fluctuate with social context.
The unifying themes underlying Jungian typology and Theodore Millon's theories.
my latest PT post!
A review of Scott Barry Kaufman's 'Ungifted: Intelligence redefined"
Intelligence/ eminence is a multifaceted construct.
An alternate conceptualization of emotional/ motivational space
A new study of genetically identical mice, raised in identical ways, provides considerable insight into how we become who we are…
identical genes + identical envireonment = still different personalities/ outcomes due to chance/ intiial minor differnces in ability/desire!
According to research in the journal Science, people tend to underestimate how much their personalities and tastes will change in the future.
A new proposal to clarify diagnoses of recognized personality disorders and better integrate them into clinical practice, to extend and improve treatment, is meeting resistance.
For starters: be on time....
Why are people who they are? We’ve traded answers from psychology for those from neuroscience. It shouldn’t be either/or.
Even on the playground, our friends know us better than we know ourselves. New research has revealed that your childhood peers from grade school may be able to best predict your success as an adult.
People who feel guilt, but not shame, make good leaders.
Using data collected from our free personality test we determine if certain personality types are more likely to feel unlucky.
The stories we’ve been told about the role of competition in our evolution have been unnaturally selective.
Different times require different emphasis on specialization vs generalization. By Sandeep Gautam...