Students who participate in psychology classes focused on personality traits show improvements in dispositional intelligence, allowing them to better understand how the behaviors of others relate to their personalities.
Conscientiousness can be improved, even if a person has little motivation to change, researchers report.
A new study links a propensity to binge-watch TV shows with personality traits. Researchers found those who lack impulse control and emotional clarity are most likely to binge-watch a television series.
Researchers report self-perception does not diminish nor does an individual's personality change as a result of closed-loop brain stimulation brain implants for the treatment of epilepsy.
Knowledge of an individual's personality can influence the perception of a face's identity and bias it toward unrelated people or identities, researchers report.
The effects of lead exposure on overall health have been well document, but a new study reveals early exposure to pollution can have a detrimental effect on personality. Researchers report those who were born following the decline of environmental lead levels had more mature personalities and were more conscientious and less had lower levels of neuroticism than those born in generation with higher lead levels.
Early-life exposure to atmospheric lead was associated with less mature and less healthy personality traits in adults.
People who ranked higher for conscientiousness and lower in openness tend to be morning people, a new study reports. Researchers say the link between personality traits and morning/evening chronotypes is partly due to genetic factors.