We’ve all got those friends who find it hard it stop when it comes to booze. While some people are more than happy to just have one glass of wine over dinner, other people have to order the bottle. And then another. A new study has discovered there’s a scientific reason why some of us
Studies showing links between personality traits and life outcomes, such as marital stability and vocational achievements, provide a reasonably accurate map of the relationship between personality and various aspects of one’s life, according to findings from a large-scale replication project. The findings are published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science.
The parasite “Toxoplasma gondii” it makes in the cats comfortable, but also in many people. Yet he was considered relatively harmless. Researchers have, however, found out that he is able to control the human behavior. With fatal consequences. He is regarded as a harmless cat parasite and affects at least every third person in Germany.
Someone who is “neurotic” does not necessarily show anger or anxiety in a given situation, even though those are generally accepted traits of a person with that personality style. New University of California, Davis, research suggests that lumping those with personality disorders into a package of traits should be left behind for more dynamic analysis
Ever wondered exactly why we bite our nails and why it is so darn hard to make it STAHPPP? Well, researchers from the University of Montreal now have the answers as to why and apparently it’s related to our personalities. Oh please, are they for real? Like why do all these studies have
With each new version of the widely-used manual of mental disorders, the number of mental health conditions increases. The latest version (DSM-5) lists around 300 disorders. To complicate things, many share common features, such as depression and anxiety. The manual is a useful guide for doctors and researchers, but making a diagnosis is not a
More globalization means more multinational corporations are increasingly sending their employees overseas, swelling the ranks of expatriates in foreign locales where they are strangers to the language, the culture and ways of doing business. A new study from Florida Atlantic University shows that expatriates’ personality characteristics have a lot to do with how well they