A new framework sheds light on how the mind adapts to different situations. The study proposes a unifying principle for the cortical mechanisms where state of mind is determined.
Changing aspects of your personality, such as becoming more extroverted or conscientious, can be difficult to achieve based on desire alone.
With at least 6% of the general population and up to 60% of psychiatric patients having a personality disorder, a new report looks at the biological causes and treatment options for personality disorders.
Your musical preference may reveal a lot about your personality traits and political orientation, and vice versa.
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.
An ecological perspective reveals how design, use and personalization of environment are involved in social behavior, identity expression and emotional experiences.
Study reveals our personality types may indicate how susceptible we are to the power of persuasion. Those who are more fearful tend to follow the crowd, while those whose personality traits fall into the dark triad are less likely to be influenced by authority figures. Those who are socially apt are more likely to be persuaded to do something it is consistent with their beliefs or prior actions.
The majority of replication attempts of previous studies linking personality traits to life outcomes are successful. However, the associations may not be as strong as reported in the results originally published.
A new study reports genetics, in addition to environmental factors, influence morals and some personal behaviors in adults.
Researchers have created a model of what they consider a 'healthy personality type', using contemporary trait perspective.