Instagrammers Who Post Lots Of Selfies Are Judged As Less Likeable ...

People whose Instagram accounts are filled with selfies are often thought to be narcissistic. Whether these judgements are true or not has yet to be confirmed, but recent studies have found that individuals have a less positive impression of people ...

Sep 17

Categories: Personality problems


Narcissism tracked from young adulthood to middle age

Narcissism, often characterized by a sense of grandiosity and excessive self-admiration, is found to be less prominent as an individual matures. However, this does not occur to everyone to the same extent.

Sep 13

Categories: Personality problems


Foodie Calls: Dating for a Free Meal (Rather Than a Relationship)

Are you someone’s foodie call? Studies have found that setting up dates in order to get free meals is linked to personality traits associated with manipulative and deceptive behaviours in romantic relationships.

Jun 26

Categories: Other, Personality problems, Relationships & Marriage


Decades Long Survey suggests the ‘Deleterious Effects of Smoking ...

There is increasing recognition that while our personality traits are stable enough to shape our lives profoundly, they are also partly malleable – which can be changed by our choices and experiences. Researchers says that smoking is also likely ...

Jun 25

Categories: Personality problems


Can ASPD be treated?

This article explains the nature of Antisocial Personality Disorder (ASPD) and the types of treatment methods used to improve the condition.

Oct 5

Categories: Adult ADHD, Aggression & Violence, Antisocial personality, ...


Narcissism VS Self-Esteem

There is often a misconception between the term ‘Self-esteem’ and ‘Narcissism’. Many often think that having high self-esteem makes one narcissistic or rather, having high self-esteem means being narcissistic. The truth is from as young as a ...

Sep 28

Categories: Child and/or Adolescent Issues, Child Development, Parenting, ...


Who Can You Trust?

How do you know who you can trust? A recent experiment suggests that an individual’s guilt-proneness is one of the strongest predictor of one’s trustworthiness.

Sep 26

Categories: Other, Personality problems, Trust Issues


To what extent is it Emotional Abuse?

This article helps us identify what is deemed as emotional abuse, when and how is an action or situation a form of emotional abuse.

Sep 25

Categories: Adult psychological development, Bullying, Emotional Abuse, ...


The Truth about Psychopaths

This article talks about the common misconceptions people have about psychopaths and who they really are, what type of person they are and what drew them to having psychopathic tendencies.

Sep 21

Categories: Adult psychological development, Antisocial personality, Personality ...


Character traits linking to Anxiety

This article talks about how Neuroticism and Introversion can react with each other to cause anxiety problems.

Sep 4

Categories: Antisocial personality, Anxiety, Health Psychology, Personality ...


Are Narcissism and Self-Esteem referring to the same thing?

A narcissist is defined by the desire for a higher social status, and not for social acceptance.

Jun 11

Categories: Personality problems, Self-Esteem


Adopting a more active lifestyle today could have benefits for your ...

Everyone is familiar with the harmful health consequences a sedentary lifestyle causes, but a less known effect would be to one's personality over time. A new paper in the Journal of Research in Personality has found that greater physical ...

Feb 27

Categories: Personality problems


Can your Personality Change as you Age?

It's a question that goes to the heart of human nature - do our personalities change through life or stay essentially the same? You might think psychology would have a definitive answer, but this remains an active research question. This is partly ...

Jan 10

Categories: Aging & Geriatric Issues, Personality problems


Your personality may affect your vulnerability to mental health ...

Findings suggest that some people have a personality profile that predisposes them to mental health problems, to more serious mental health problems when they occur, and even to more adverse life events.

Jun 3

Categories: Mental Health in Asia, Personality problems


Asking One Question Can Reveal Much About Someone’s Personality

New research has shown that when one is asked for his or her opinion on other people, insights into his or her personality will also be revealed.

Mar 13

Categories: Personality problems

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