Study shows humans still evolving
Study demonstrates evolution of stereotypes
Brain is not fully mature until 30s and 40s
New research suggests apes have human-like personalities
Research shows link between states' personalities and their politics
One state's citizens are collectively more agreeable and another's are more conscientious. Could that influence how each state is governed? A recently published study suggests it could.
Researchers use Facebook data to predict users' age, gender and personality traits
In the age of social media, people's inner lives are increasingly recorded through the language they use online. With this in mind, an interdisciplinary group of University of Pennsylvania researchers is ...
Can walkies tell who's the leader of the pack?
Dogs' paths during group walks could be used to determine leadership roles and through that their social ranks and personality traits, say researchers from Oxford University, Eötvös University, Budapest ...
Brain structure corresponds to personality
Personalities come in all kinds. Now psychological scientists have found that the size of different parts of people's brains correspond to their personalities; for example, conscientious people tend to have a bigger lateral ...
Chimpanzees have five universal personality dimensions
While psychologists have long debated the core personality dimensions that define humanity, primate researchers have been working to uncover the defining personality traits for humankind's closest living ...
In elk hunting, success depends on the animal's personality
University of Alberta led research shows an elk's personality type is a big factor in whether or not it survives the hunting season.
Personality is the result of nurture, not nature, suggests new study on birds
Researchers at the University of Exeter and the University of Hamburg investigated how personality is transferred between generations. They found that foster parents have a greater influence on the personalities ...
Scientists identify the neural circuitry of first impressions
Neuroscientists at New York University and Harvard University have identified the neural systems involved in forming first impressions of others. The findings, which show how we encode social information and then evaluate ...
Stickleback fish show initiative, personality and leadership
Researchers have shed light on the distinct, complex personalities displayed by stickleback fish.
Companies look at wrong things when using Facebook to screen job applicants
(Phys.org) —Employers are increasingly using Facebook to screen job applicants and weed out candidates they think have undesirable traits. But a new study from North Carolina State University shows that ...