Geekiness is higher in boys whose dads were older than 35 years old when they were conceived, study suggests. Children with older fathers also scored better on STEM exams.
Healthy Living/Wellness June 26, 2017
Drinkers may find that their sober and drunk selves are a far cry from each other, but a study has found that observers don't actually see much difference in one's drunk personality. The findings are hoped to assist in new ways for alcohol intervention.
Healthy Living/Wellness May 16, 2017
Prolonged sleeping could indicate chemical changes in the brain that occur with the development of dementia. Besides longer sleep, here are other warning signs that may hint at an increased risk for the neurological condition.
Neuroscience February 26, 2017
Brain scans revealed a link between the shape of the brain and personality types. The structure of the brain also hints of risk for mental health problems.
Neuroscience January 25, 2017
Every person has their own voice. Researchers set out characterizing and quantifying voice quality to determine what it is exactly that makes your voice your own.
Healthy Living/Wellness December 4, 2016
The first study to link a type of smartphone to a personality trait suggests that there are significant differences between users of different smartphones. The operating systems have something to do with it, too.
Life & Style November 28, 2016
New research on personality traits of fish has revealed that they have a unique personality. However, this personality will be gone once they join schools and display consensus behavior.
Animals September 17, 2016
Even friends with the same interests can have different personalities. And according to researchers, majority of the population can be segregated into four basic personality types.
Healthy Living/Wellness September 16, 2016
Zebrafish selectively bred to be bolder demonstrated changes in seemingly unrelated traits, such as sporting sleeker body shapes and darting through water quickly, a new study on animal behavior has revealed.
Animals June 5, 2016
Money can indeed make you happy but it depends on how you use it. Researchers found a link between money, happiness and personality traits.
Life April 11, 2016
The manner in which a person reacts to the typographical errors in an email is seemingly influenced by his or her personality, reveals a new study.
Society April 3, 2016
A new study has found that the brain has a personality that influences intelligence. By studying different brain regions, researchers were able to contribute to the study of human cognition.
Life February 28, 2016
A woman became depressed and resistant to treatment found out she had brain tumor in her frontal lobe. The region is part of the brain responsible for emotions, mood, and personality.
Life December 27, 2015
Preferring black coffee over coffee with milk and sugar may possibly reveal a person’s psychopathic tendencies, a new study says. Researchers studied the association of a person’s sense of taste to his/her personality.
Life October 13, 2015
Cockroaches may not seem warm and fuzzy, but they do exhibit individual personalities, researchers find. Some are shy, others more adventurous, and it all likely adds to their evolutionary success, scientists say.
March 10, 2015
Being out of work can alter a person's basic personality permanently, study suggests. Being unemployed can make a person less agreeable, less open and less conscientious, researchers say.
February 22, 2015
Your Facebook 'Likes' can tell a computer a lot about you. In fact, a computer can know you better than your friends or family can, researchers say.
Life January 13, 2015
Researchers from the UK demonstrated that sharks have their unique personalities. Solitary catsharks and those that form big groups tend persist with their behavior regardless of changes in environment and group size.
Animals October 3, 2014
Sharks, just like people, have personalities that can make them highly social or shy. Most juvenile sharks choose safety by staying in groups, while other less social sharks mask themselves with their surroundings.
Geek October 2, 2014
The type of personality your spouse has may affect your success at work, according to a new study. Different personality types can exert different influences in marriage.
Society September 26, 2014
Cynics be warned: your personality may put you at elevated risks for developing dementia. Earlier studies suggest cynicism increases risks for heart disease and early death as well.
Life May 30, 2014