Personality

There is a strong link between a child's personality and the grades they achieve at school, new research has suggested.
Children who are kind tend to be happier than their more selfish peers, new research has suggested.
Indigenous people who live in isolation do not necessarily have certain personality traits previously believed to be universal.
Unpopular emotional traits often come with advantages. The anxiously attached are quicker to detect danger, such as smoke in a room; those with trait anxiety have fewer accidents; introverts speak in a way that's perceived as more trustworthy.
A problem with your standard personality questionnaire is that most people like to make a good impression. One way around this is to use so-called implicit measures of personality, like the famous Rorschach ink-blot test.
Companies may benefit from a financial perspective by taking the personalities of employees into consideration when planning strategies.
Happy adolescents are more likely to become rich in adult life than their less cheery peers, new research has suggested.
Psychologists talk about different attachment styles, such as secure, anxious and avoidant. The secure style is usually the one we're supposed to aspire to. They're the calm people who find it easy to get close to others, but not in a clingy way.
Your personality is revealed in the way you speak, according to new research disucssed on our Reseatch Digest.
This event is fully booked.
This workshop provides an opportunity for practitioner psychologists to learn how to use the Personality Assessment Inventory (PAI).
Having self-interest imposed on a person might help them to avoid feelings of guilt on the matter.
Unfortunately, due to circumstances beyond our control this workshop has been cancelled. The workshop presents an integrated approach to understanding personality development by illustrating theory into an applied understanding.
Please note this event has been cancelled Adaptation-based Process Therapy (APT) was developed by the speakers in response to both our clinical feelings and client demands for an intervention that went beyond behavioural or cognitive based
Testosterone can have a significant impact with regard to social behaviour.
Females tend to react more to negative news than their male counterparts.
People with a certain personality type may be more likely to switch their political allegiance, new
The ability and inclination to identify with all of humanity was touched on by some of psychology's pioneers, but there has been little subsequent research on the subject.  
According to an influential and controversial theory, autism is the manifestation of an 'Extreme Male Brain'.
A study published in the Association for Psychological Science journal Perspectives on Psychological Science suggests people are able to choose their levels of self-control.
The notion of taste is important for personal identity, new research has suggested.
People are attracted to playfulness when looking for a possible mate, new research has suggested.
Children may have a higher IQ if they are fed a healthy diet in their early years.
Campaigns to increase the level of happiness in Society could have the ironic effect, of making sad people feel sadder, suggests new research reported on our
There is a problem in making cross-cultural comparisons of personality. How do you tell if a population's higher scores are a reliable reflection of their underlying traits, or if they're caused by a proclivity for more extreme answers?
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