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Personal Intelligence

Personal Intelligence | Personality | Scoop.it
A review of Scott Barry Kaufman's 'Ungifted: Intelligence redefined"
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Intelligence/ eminence is a multifaceted construct.

 

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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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An Illustrated Guide to Personality Tests

An Illustrated Guide to Personality Tests | Personality | Scoop.it
If you enjoy taking personality assessments to see where you fit (or not), this guide is for you. Find out about MBTI, The Big Five, the Enneagram and more.
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The Story of Your Life

The Story of Your Life | Personality | Scoop.it
How you arrange the plot points of your life into a narrative can shape who you are—and is a fundamental part of being human.
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Narrative as a form of having a coherent personality
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Entrepreneurs' Four Worst Personality Traits And The One That Can Redeem Them

Entrepreneurs' Four Worst Personality Traits And The One That Can Redeem Them | Personality | Scoop.it
Entrepreneurs' personalities often overlap with criminals', but this trait can channel those tendencies for better uses.
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A personality profiling of entrepreneurs !
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Susan Cain's Quiet Power: An Excerpt

Susan Cain's Quiet Power: An Excerpt | Personality | Scoop.it
The monumental bestseller Quiet has been recast in a new edition, Quiet Power, geared toward empowering introverted kids & teens. Read an excerpt here.
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Susan Cain on the introverted child!
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Two Things From Youth That Still Determine How Happy People Feel Four Decades Later - PsyBlog

Two Things From Youth That Still Determine How Happy People Feel Four Decades Later - PsyBlog | Personality | Scoop.it
Two personality traits that lead to a happier and more satisfying life.
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the #personality traits of #extraversion and #neuroticism in young age,  linked to #happiness later in life.

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This one personality trait can predict your taste in music

This one personality trait can predict your taste in music | Personality | Scoop.it

Interesting We’re exposed to music for nearly 20% of our waking lives. But much of our musical experience seems to be a mystery. Why does some music bring us to tears while other pieces make us dance? Why is it that the music that we like can make others agitated? And why do some people seem to...

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Interesting to infer empathizer or systemizer trait of people by knowing their musical tastes:-)

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How The Brains Of Happy, Successful People Are Wired

How The Brains Of Happy, Successful People Are Wired | Personality | Scoop.it
Greater connectivity in the brain may be linked to greater happiness and life satisfaction.
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Differences in connectivity strengths between key cognitive regions of the brain depending on whether one has a personality and lifestyle that is more leaning towards happiness and success rather than otherwise. 

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Your Facial Bone Structure Has a Big Influence on How People See You

Your Facial Bone Structure Has a Big Influence on How People See You | Personality | Scoop.it
New research shows that although we perceive character traits like trustworthiness based on a person’s facial expressions, our perceptions of abilities like strength are influenced by facial structure
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warmth perceived by facial expressions, while competence (physical) by facial structure!

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This Is The Personality Trait That Most Often Predicts Success | Business Insider India

This Is The Personality Trait That Most Often Predicts Success | Business Insider India | Personality | Scoop.it
Sergeant Adrian Harlen flickr user UK Ministry of DefenceThe only major personality trait that consistently equates with success is conscientiousness. "It's
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4 Dimension Of Personality Types And Ideal Careers For Each One

4 Dimension Of Personality Types And Ideal Careers For Each One | Personality | Scoop.it
Looking for the perfect job? Check out these personality types and the ideal careers that go with them!
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MBTI and career choices!

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Is neuroticism fueled by overthinking?

Is neuroticism fueled by overthinking? | Personality | Scoop.it
In a Trends in Cognitive Sciences Opinion paper published Aug. 27, psychologists present a new theory for why neurotic unhappiness and creativity go hand-in-hand. The authors argue that the part of the brain responsible for self-generated thought is highly active in neuroticism, which yields both of the trait's positives (e.g., creativity) and negatives (e.g., misery).
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neuroticism and creativity!

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A simple choice between two gorgeous photos reveals your personality

A simple choice between two gorgeous photos reveals your personality | Personality | Scoop.it
Introvert or extrovert? A quick photo quiz could reveal it all.
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are you a beach person or a mountain person?

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The multitudes in all of us: Adam Alter at TEDxSydney 2014

Adam Alter, author of the bestseller "Drunk Tank Pink" delightfully explains the effects of subtle cues in the environment on human judgment
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Arguing for the importance of context to affect personalty.
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Clues to your personality appeared before you could talk

Clues to your personality appeared before you could talk | Personality | Scoop.it
Long before you could express yourself with words, you were giving away the signs of your adult temperament. Christian Jarrett explains how.
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The relationship between childhood temperament and adult personality.
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How to Change Your Personality

How to Change Your Personality | Personality | Scoop.it
Psychologists have long debated how flexible someone’s “true” self is.
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Intentional personality change as a slow process.
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Personality Can Change Over A Lifetime, And Usually For The Better

Personality Can Change Over A Lifetime, And Usually For The Better | Personality | Scoop.it
Psychologists have been arguing for decades over whether personality traits are real or a myth. More recent research shows that traits are real, a scientist says, and have a big effect on behavior.
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the stability and changes in personality!
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Is It Really Self-control: A Critical Analysis of the "Marshmallow Test"

Is It Really Self-control: A Critical Analysis of the "Marshmallow Test" | Personality | Scoop.it
By Angela Duckworth (University of Pennsylvania) Marshmallows are everywhere. From the Vanguard newsletter to Sesame Street to the Colbert Report, direct references to the “marshmallow test” suggest this simple task, invented by Walter Mischel and his colleagues a half-century ago to assess delay of gratification in preschoolers, has captured popular interest (Mischel, Ebbesen, & Zeiss,…
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the marshmallow test does indeed measure self-control!

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Musical Preferences are Linked to Cognitive Styles

Musical Preferences are Linked to Cognitive Styles | Personality | Scoop.it
Why do we like the music we do? Research has shown that musical preferences and personality are linked, yet little is known about other influences on preferences such as cognitive styles. To address this gap, we investigated how individual differences in musical preferences are explained by the empathizing-systemizing (E-S) theory. Study 1 examined the links between empathy and musical preferences across four samples. By reporting their preferential reactions to musical stimuli, samples 1 and 2 ( Ns = 2,178 and 891) indicated their preferences for music from 26 different genres, and samples 3 and 4 ( Ns = 747 and 320) indicated their preferences for music from only a single genre (rock or jazz). Results across samples showed that empathy levels are linked to preferences even within genres and account for significant proportions of variance in preferences over and above personality traits for various music-preference dimensions. Study 2 ( N = 353) replicated and extended these findings by investigating how musical preferences are differentiated by E-S cognitive styles (i.e., ‘brain types’). Those who are type E (bias towards empathizing) preferred music on the Mellow dimension (R&B/soul, adult contemporary, soft rock genres) compared to type S (bias towards systemizing) who preferred music on the Intense dimension (punk, heavy metal, and hard rock). Analyses of fine-grained psychological and sonic attributes in the music revealed that type E individuals preferred music that featured low arousal (gentle, warm, and sensual attributes), negative valence (depressing and sad), and emotional depth (poetic, relaxing, and thoughtful), while type S preferred music that featured high arousal (strong, tense, and thrilling), and aspects of positive valence (animated) and cerebral depth (complexity). The application of these findings for clinicians, interventions, and those on the autism spectrum (largely type S or extreme type S) are discussed.
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5 dimensions of MUSICal preferences: Mellow, Unpretentious, Sophisticated, Intense and Contemporary.

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Attachment and Breakups: The Whole Matters More Than the Parts - | - Science of Relationships

Attachment and Breakups: The Whole Matters More Than the Parts - | - Science of Relationships | Personality | Scoop.it
Thinking about the recent meta-analysis on breakups in dating couples , one of the interesting ...
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attachment style and breakup probabilities.

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Science Points to the Single Most Valuable Personality Trait

Science Points to the Single Most Valuable Personality Trait | Personality | Scoop.it
Research is pointing to conscientiousness as the one-trait-to-rule-them-all in terms of future success, both career-wise and personal.
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a more balanced view...and I agree, its the way our society is structured that 'conscientiousness' eats 'openness to experience' for breakfast!

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What’s the Most Valuable Personality Trait?

What’s the Most Valuable Personality Trait? | Personality | Scoop.it
Do you have it? Have you ever been described as conscientious? Maybe in a job review or a parent/teacher conference? If so, that’s a great thing. It turns out that conscientiousness is the only major personality trait that leads to success, according...
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all traits have some good optimal values (in particular situations/ contexts) ; but it seems having high conscientiousness is especially good for success in life.

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This Is How Your Brain Judges Others' Personalities

This Is How Your Brain Judges Others' Personalities | Personality | Scoop.it
In the realm of human interaction, there's no second chance for a good first impression.
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on folk judgements of personality!

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Why Introverts Make Great Entrepreneurs

Why Introverts Make Great Entrepreneurs | Personality | Scoop.it
From deep thinking to careful listening, a look at the skills that make introverts make entrepreneurs
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Are You a Head Person or a Heart Person?

Are You a Head Person or a Heart Person? | Personality | Scoop.it
It matters.
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similar o whether you perceive someone's face more as oozing more warmth (a heart person) or more competence (a head person)

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