Those who flout COVID recommendations are less agreeable, have lower intellect and tend to be more extroverted than those who adhere to recommendations. COVID non-conformists also prioritize self-interest and personal freedom and show greater tolerance for social deviance, a new study reports.
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Are first born children really natural leaders? Researchers examine the "firstborn effect" and personality traits associated with birth order.
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Changing aspects of your personality, such as becoming more extroverted or conscientious, can be difficult to achieve based on desire alone.
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How you interact with your cell phone may reveal your personality type. Using data from cell phone accelerometers, researchers were able to correlate physical interactions with mobile tech to specific personality traits.
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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.
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A new study uses MRI technology to map the neuroanatomical differences and similarities in two different kinds of extroverts.