5 Faces of Toxic Relationships - The Critic, Passive Aggressor, ...

As humans, we can read all the brilliant self-help books and possess wisdom about relationships, yet so many of us still are hindered by toxicity. We are often scared to speak up to those who produce toxic vibes and are even more fearful of leaving ...

Nov 30

Categories: Antisocial personality, Personality problems, Relationships & ...

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Personality Traits can predict who chokes under pressure

When there’s a lot on the line - a big presentation or a tough negotiation - some people manage to stay cool under pressure, while others have a meltdown. In a new study, a team of psychological scientists from Texas A&M University examined ...

Oct 15

Categories: Personality problems, Stress Management

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Distractibility Trait Predisposes Some to Attentional Lapses

People vary according to different personality traits, such as extraversion or conscientiousness, and new research suggests that they also vary according to a particular cognitive trait: distractibility.

Dec 16

Categories: Adult ADHD, Personality problems

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Me, MySelfie and I

Research is uncovering what your selfie says about you.

Nov 3

Categories: Personality problems

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Neurotic People Have A Surprising Mental Advantage

Neuroticism is characterised by negative thinking in a range of areas. However, over-thinking worriers enjoy this unexpected psychological advantage.

Oct 13

Categories: Anxiety, Personality problems

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Can You Really Change Your Personality? Research Says “Yes”

Recent research found that people’s personality can change to a significant degree over time. And, that even small changes lead to greater personal wellbeing — greater than increases in money or career advancement.

Oct 3

Categories: Personality problems

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Your handwriting speaks a lot about you

What can you learn from a single page of writing? Learn fun facts about yourself or your friends.

Jun 13

Categories: Other, Personality problems

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Personality shapes the way our brains react to eye contact

Eye contact plays a crucial role when people initiate interaction with other people and is also a powerful social signal, which is known to increase our physiological arousal. Researchers have found that personality modulates the way one's brain ...

Jun 9

Categories: Personality problems

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Can Personality Improve after a Stroke?

Strokes are areas of damage in the brain caused by blocked blood vessels or bleeding. They can set off a host of problems, including paralysis or impaired vision. Cognitive and behavioral changes after stroke are common yet often overlooked because ...

Feb 23

Categories: Health / Illness / Medical Issues, Personality problems

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Should Schools Teach Personality?

Self-control, curiosity, "grit" - these qualities may seem more personal than academic, but at some schools, they’re now part of the regular curriculum. Some researchers say personality could be even more important than intelligence when it comes ...

Jan 21

Categories: Child Development, Personality problems

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This Personality Trait Linked to a Healthier Heart

People who are high on this personality trait have healthier hearts.

Jan 13

Categories: Health / Illness / Medical Issues, Personality problems

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The Four “Dark Personality” Traits

Distinguishing psychopaths, narcissists, Machiavellians, and everyday sadists.

Dec 22

Categories: Personality problems

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Being Able to Personalize Your Workspace May Have Psychological ...

Several studies have found that open office layouts can negatively impact employee performance. Environmental noise and interruptions can become distracting, impairing workers’ productivity. Employees in open offices have also been found to have ...

Dec 22

Categories: Personality problems, Workplace Issues

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Why do Haters Have to Hate? Newly Identified Personality Trait Holds ...

New research has uncovered the reason why some people seem to dislike everything while others seem to like everything. Apparently, it’s all part of our individual personality – a dimension that researchers have coined “dispositional ...

Aug 27

Categories: Personality problems

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