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In this area you will find our compilation of articles on personality types and how we are affected by the traits of our personality...

In this area you will find our compilation of articles on personality types and how we are affected by the traits of our personality...



Authoritarian Personality Authoritarian Personality

Are You Authoritarian?

People can be divided into two distinct classes - the weak and the strong. Some people are born with the urge to jump from high places. No weakness or difficulty can hold us back if we have enough willpower. Most of our social problems would be solved if we could somehow get rid of the immoral, crooked and feeble-minded...

Authoritarian Personality
Conscientiousness: A 'Big Five' Personality Trait Conscientiousness: A 'Big Five' Personality Trait

Conscientiousness and Personality

Conscientiousness is the personality trait of a person who shows an awareness of the impact that their own behavior has on those around them. Conscientious people are generally more goal-oriented in their motives, ambitious in their academic efforts and at work, and feel more comfortable when they are well-prepared and organized. The trait is one of the...

Conscientiousness: A 'Big Five' Personality Trait
Extraversion and Introversion Extraversion And Introversion

Extraversion and Introversion

Do you thrive when you are the center of attention in a large group? Are you the first person to introduce yourself at a party? Or, do you turn shy at parties and situations in which you might have to speak to strangers? If you flourish in social situations, you may have an extraverted personality. For decades, psychologists have used this personality...

Extraversion and Introversion
Personality Traits Predict Users' Facebook Status Updates - Study Personality Traits Predict Users' Facebook Status Updates - Study

Predicting Your Status Updates

Your favorite subjects for Facebook status updates reveal more about your personality than may intend, according to psychologists. From posting a photo of yourself with your partner, to sharing your daily gym exercise routine, status topics have been found to be linked to key personality traits. A recent study has found that Facebook users with different...

Personality Traits Predict Users' Facebook Status Updates - Study
Openness to Experience Personality Trait Openness To Experience Personality Trait

Openness to Experience

Openness to experience is one of the ‘Big Five’ factors and is used to study and measure individual differences in personality. A person with a high level of openness to experience will often enjoy venturing beyond his or her comfort zone. They seek out new, unconventional and unfamiliar experiences, travelling to new destinations, embracing...

Openness to Experience Personality Trait
Five Factors Test Five Factors Test

Five Factors Test

Test your personality across five factors.

Five Factors Test
How Agreeable Are You? How Agreeable Are You?

How Agreeable Are You?

How agreeable are you? Take the online test.

How Agreeable Are You?
Conscientiousness Test Conscientiousness Test

Conscientiousness Test

How conscientious are you? Test yourself.

Conscientiousness Test
Authority Authority

Authority

In the conservative 1950s, The Authoritarian Personality was soundly debunked as poor science. Among the charges leveled against the book and its authors were that they had not taken into consideration racial, social and economic differences, which would have skewed the test results, and that the questions themselves were unfairly weighted to only allow...

Authority
Personality Type Test Personality Type Test

Personality Type Test

Psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud theorised that our personality development is based on childhood events and labelled personality types such as analy retentive and oral . Find out your personality type by answering these questions (please note that results require membership, available here): When meeting your partner's parents for the first...

Personality Type Test
Are You An Extrovert? Test Are You An Extrovert? Test

Are You An Extrovert? Test

How extrovert are you? Find out with this online test.

Are You An Extrovert? Test
Five Factor Test Five Factor Test

Five Factor Test

The key five traits of human personality, similar to the "Big Five" that Goldberg researched in 1993, are: Openness to Experience Conscientiousness Extraversion Agreeableness Neuroticism ...

Five Factor Test
Are You Neurotic? Test Are You Neurotic? Test

Are You Neurotic? Test

Find out if you're neurotic with our free test.

Are You Neurotic? Test
Openness to Experience Test Openness To Experience Test

Openness to Experience Test

Are you a daredevil or a hermit? Find out with this online test.

Openness to Experience Test
Handedness Handedness

Handedness

What makes us left handed? Evolution from war, brain hemispheres or something else.

Handedness
Famous Left Handers Famous Left Handers

Famous Left Handers

Information on famous left handed people.

Famous Left Handers
Personality Types (Friedman & Rosenman) Personality Types (Friedman & Rosenman)

Personality Types (Friedman & Rosenman)

The personality types proposed by cardiologists Friedman & Rosenman distinguish between groups people based on the way in which they cope with stress: Type A Type A people are highly motivated, driven to achieve high, sometimes unrealistic, goals, and often overwork...

Personality Types (Friedman & Rosenman)
How Your Speech Reveals Your Political Leanings How Your Speech Reveals Your Political Leanings

Language Reveals Your Politics

Can the way you construct sentences reveal your political philosophy? According to researchers, the way in which people use grammar in speech and in writing may be linked to their political persuasion. Psychologists observed that people of a conservative persuasion tend to take comfort in stability, and proposed that linguistically, nouns fulfill this...

How Your Speech Reveals Your Political Leanings
Maximizer vs Satisficer Quiz Maximizer Vs Satisficer Quiz

Are you a Maximizer or a Satisficer?

Discover your approach to decision-making with the maximizer vs satisficer quiz.

Maximizer vs Satisficer Quiz
'Big Five' Personality Traits Affect Transportation Effects - Study 'Big Five' Personality Traits Affect Transportation Effects - Study

Influenced by Stories?

Do you ever find yourself engrossed by tales of fantasy? Or do you find that science-fiction storylines are a little too far fetched to be believable? Whether you are easily engaged by narratives in films, TV shows and novels depends on your personality traits. If have difficulty believing some storylines, your 'Big Five' personality traits may...

'Big Five' Personality Traits Affect Transportation Effects - Study

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