Despite popular belief, researchers have found no evidence that personality changes appear prior to the onset of dementia. The findings are published in JAMA Psychiatry.
A new study reports a little extra stress and stimulation makes excitable dogs crack under pressure, while more mellow animals get an edge.
A new study indicates adults who were born prematurely are more likely to display certain signs of autism and be more socially withdrawn than those who were born full term.
Facial impressions are shaped by both our perception of the face's specific features and out beliefs about personality, researchers report.
A new study reveals how an individual’s movement can give a unique insight into their inherent personality traits.
Changing aspects of your personality, such as becoming more extroverted or conscientious, can be difficult to achieve based on desire alone.
Study identifies three distinct types of teen popularity, prosocial popular, aggressive popular, and bistrategic popular or Machiavellian. The Machiavellian teens were considered most popular, despite being above average on both physical and relational aggression traits, as they displayed the most prosocial behavior.
While empathy may not have a direct effect on prejudice, researchers say it does have an indirect influence via personality and attitude. The study reveals a person with low empathy is more likely to score high on authoritarianism and is indirectly more susceptible to show prejudice.
A new study finds little difference in IQ or personality traits between first born children and their younger siblings.
One child's behavioral traits drive another child's friendship experience over time. Children with mean friends report an increase in friendship negativity over time, while those with nice friends report a decline in negative relationship emotions.
The type of music you prefer to listen to can tell others a lot about your personality and thinking styles, researchers say.
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.