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To Promote, Prevent, Be Congruent or Discrepant

To Promote, Prevent, Be Congruent or Discrepant | Personality | Scoop.it
An alternate conceptualization of emotional/ motivational space
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Personality decomposed!

Personality decomposed! | Personality | Scoop.it
Today I read a paper by De Young about Cybernetic Big 5 theory of personality and that led me to think hard about my own conceptualization of personality.  The below is an effort to elucidate the CB5T as well as to enhance and point out the commonalities with my own conception.
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My latest blog on the mouse trap!

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On psychological tests comparing 66 terrorists with controls, one key difference stood out

On psychological tests comparing 66 terrorists with controls, one key difference stood out | Personality | Scoop.it
Some of the participating terrorists were responsible for massacres exceeding 600 victims. By Christian Jarrett
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Ends-justify-means thinking dominates terrorists personality. 
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Emotions and Personality: Take 8

Emotions and Personality: Take 8 | Personality | Scoop.it
I am currently reading 'Emotions in the practice of psychotherapy' by Robert Plutchik and have been finding it a good read. In it Plutchik elaborates on his
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Building on Plutchik's Psychoevolutionary theory of emotions and relating it to personality disorders.
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Business Insider on Flipboard

Business Insider on Flipboard | Personality | Scoop.it
15 Magazines | 338.7k Followers | @BusinessInsider | Business news for the digital age.
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personality linkages with longevity
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People With This Trait Literally See the World Differently

People With This Trait Literally See the World Differently | Personality | Scoop.it
A cool new study on vision and personality.
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High openness to experience leads to different visual experience!
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The ABCD of Personality Structure

The ABCD of Personality Structure | Personality | Scoop.it
Regular readers of The Mouse Trap would be aware of my ABCD model of psychology whereby all psychological phenomena are explained in terms of Affective,
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My latest thoughts on the basic personalty traits.
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Renowned Harvard Psychologist Says ADHD Is Largely A Fraud

Renowned Harvard Psychologist Says ADHD Is Largely A Fraud | Personality | Scoop.it
If anyone has the professional expertise and moral authority to compare psychology to a rotten piece of furniture, it is Jerom
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well its not! like all mental maladies, it most likely lies on a continuum , with some kids needing more care (including tutoring/ therapy etc) than others
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Do Cultures Have Personality?

Do Cultures Have Personality? | Personality | Scoop.it
When people talk about culture and personality, the normal top-of-the-mind concern is whether cultures affect personality and if so to what extent? English:
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about cultures having a personality!
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The Four Shades of Dark

The Four Shades of Dark | Personality | Scoop.it
People since time immemorial have been fascinated by the problem of evil; some consider it a philosophical (why does evil exist?) and religious problem (Why
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on the dark tetrad of #personality
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Longest ever personality study finds no correlation between measures taken at age 14 and age 77

Longest ever personality study finds no correlation between measures taken at age 14 and age 77 | Personality | Scoop.it
Comparing the personality test scores of the same participants taken twice, 63 years apart, the researchers found no correlations at all. By Christian Jarrett
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Some ammunition against the personality fundamentalists who maintain that personality does not change at all!
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Personality Inventories

Personality Inventories | Personality | Scoop.it
A personality inventory is a  questionnaire or other standardized instrument designed to reveal aspects of an individual’s character or psychological makeup. It helps to reveal the respondent…
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A pretty good write up 
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The best jobs for your personality type

The best jobs for your personality type | Personality | Scoop.it
A look at personality type and jobs using the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) personality test.
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not a fan of personality (and MBTI is not the most authoritative personality inventory) based job selection, but still may provide insights to some people to struggling with finding the right career. 
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Personality Theories 2

Personality Theories 2 | Personality | Scoop.it
This is the second part of the Personality Theories that I am discussing on My Zen Path. I am discussing Carl Jung and his theories in this part, for I think his contribution to understanding the p…
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Jungian ideas on personality!
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The Alpha Male Myth | The Art of Manliness

The Alpha Male Myth | The Art of Manliness | Personality | Scoop.it
The myth of the "alpha" male is actually more complex than people think it is
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being high on warmth (kindness) and dominance (assertiveness) - the two interpersonal dimensions - is what makes you attractive.
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People with creative personalities really do see the world differently

People with creative personalities really do see the world differently | Personality | Scoop.it
How we see the world depends on certain aspects of our personality.
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Openness to experience (and creativity ) associated with different perceptual experiences (those that capture more information) 
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BBC Future on Flipboard

BBC Future on Flipboard | Personality | Scoop.it
3 Magazines | 221.1k Followers | @bbcfuture | Tech, science, environment and health news.
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behavioral correlates of personality traits
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Psych students score substantially lower on “dark” traits than business and law students

Psych students score substantially lower on “dark” traits than business and law students | Personality | Scoop.it
By Christian Jarrett  There are lots of stereotypes about the kind of people in different professions. Lawyers and business people are often caricatured as ruthless and self-interested, especially when compared to the kind of folk who enter professions usually seen as caring, such as nursing or psychology. To test the truth of these stereotypes, a new study in…
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Personality differences associated with choosing careers/majors.
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Myers-Briggs or VIA Survey (Character Strengths)?

Myers-Briggs or VIA Survey (Character Strengths)? | Personality | Scoop.it
The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) and the VIA Survey are two of the most popular tests in psychology for both personal and professional use. There are some similarities but many important differences to understand. These are offered as well as ideas for integration.
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Which system is better? VIA in my opinion!
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The Evolution of Altruism And Its Relationship to Personality

The Evolution of Altruism And Its Relationship to Personality | Personality | Scoop.it
Altruism, put simply, is helping others or cooperating with others, even if it is costly to self. Of course, something like that cannot evolve, unless there are
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Extended HEXACO model of personality and its relation with the evolution of cooperation.
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Dancing With The Devil

Dancing With The Devil | Personality | Scoop.it
Cambridge Psychologist Simon Baron-Cohen joins philosopher Rebecce Roache and The Idea of Evil author Peter Dews to investigate the strangeness of evil.
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'If you understand something; its difficult to judge it" ; a discussion on what evil is .....to my mind, evil, like any other human trait, cannot be explained away entirely by biological/ social determinants; I believe in free will and strongly believe that choices or agency plays a big part in determining an evil act or an evil propensity. I think they Simon hit the nail on the head at the end ....a belief in determinism appears to be incompatible with a a belief in evil.
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Can You Change Your Personality?

Can You Change Your Personality? | Personality | Scoop.it
A new review of many studies suggests that our personality isn't as unchangeable as we think.
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the effectiveness of therapy to change personality traits in a week or two!
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Basic Needs, Basic Beliefs, Basic Pathologies

Basic Needs, Basic Beliefs, Basic Pathologies | Personality | Scoop.it
Kahneman in his book 'Thinking fast and slow' elucidates the two type of thinking processes involved- a system I consisting of fast, intuitive processing, and a
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About the Cognitive Experiential self theory of personality
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The 5 Personality Traits That Make for a Better Life

The 5 Personality Traits That Make for a Better Life | Personality | Scoop.it
There are many paths to a good life. Some are just more rigorously studied than others.
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remember that personality is partly malleable, so you can always use what you have to build a happy life.
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Which Personality Traits Are Most Predictive of Well-Being?

Which Personality Traits Are Most Predictive of Well-Being? | Personality | Scoop.it
The real link between personality and well-being
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Multiple personality profiles can lead you to happiness!!
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Personality Theories 1

Personality Theories 1 | Personality | Scoop.it
Personality theories and intriguing and exhaustive. I am planning to discuss few relevant psychological personality theories and assessments here. As such there are many important personality theor…
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Freud's and Erikson's theories on personality explained succinctly!
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Personality Theories 3

Personality Theories 3 | Personality | Scoop.it
This is the third part of Personality Theories series and I am covering few behaviourist & learning theories here.  Some important psychologist involved in the development of these theories inc…
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Personality, through the behaviorist lens!
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