Researchers have developed a new personality test they say is faster to take and harder to manipulate. The test relies on a technique called rapid response measurement, in which users only have a few seconds to answer questions about themselves.
Researchers take a deeper look at synesthesia, revealing the condition could be linked to some autoimmune diseases. The paper also reports synesthetes have better memory and are more creative than those without the disorder.
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.