Introverts who act like extraverts are viewed by others as having more leadership potential.
Middle-aged women who scored high on extraversion personality traits were more likely to report being physically active during leisure time than those who scored high in neuroticism.
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.