Prefrontal cortex activity reveals those who have a more detached personality have similar activity when processing information relating to both social and non-social stimuli. By contrast, those who are more agreeable have significant differences in PFC activity when processing the different forms of information.
Your musical preference may reveal a lot about your personality traits and political orientation, and vice versa.
Using the Big Five model of personality traits, researchers found smokers were more likely to experience an increase in neuroticism over time. Quitting smoking did not have an impact on altering the negative personality traits.
Researchers have created a model of what they consider a 'healthy personality type', using contemporary trait perspective.
A new, comprehensive data analysis study challenges existing paradigms in psychology relating to personality types. Researchers report there appear to be four major clusters of personality types.
According to a new study, personality is both stable and malleable across our lifespan.
People who are historically more reliant on the coal industry tend to have more negative personality traits, University of Cambridge researchers report. The researchers believe this could be a lasting effect of the Industrial Revolution.
Openness, as indicated by a personality trait test, is a predictor of musical ability, researchers report.