Those who are conscientious and are better at making plans to meet their goals are more likely to engage in physical exercise.
Researchers have created a model of what they consider a 'healthy personality type', using contemporary trait perspective.
Researchers say there is no "type" in the common pop psychology concept of a "Type A" personality.
A neuroimaging study found highly schizotypal people have reduced brain responses to those without the personality trait. Researchers report schizophrenia, and other mental illnesses, may be thought of as extreme variants of specific personality types.
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.
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.