Tag: Personality

Feeling Hangry? New Study Explains The Psychology Why People Get Angry When Hungry

Feeling hangry is more than just a drop in the blood sugar, according to a new study published by the APA. Personality, environment, and context of a situation can trigger negative emotions due to hunger.

Neuroscience June 12, 2018

Older Fathers Likely To Have Geekier Sons: Study

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

Mean Or Funny Drunk? Study Says Alcohol Doesn’t Change Your Personality Much

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

More Than 9 Hours Of Sleep Could Indicate Alzheimer's Disease: Here Are Other Warning Signs Of Dementia

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

Your Brain Shape May Indicate Your Personality Type And Risk For Mental Illness

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

What Makes Your Voice Yours? Researchers Investigate How To Characterize And Quantify Voice Quality

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

Your Choice Of Smartphone Says Something About You: Study

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

Fish Have Unique Personality But Lose Them When They Go To 'School'

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

Study Identifies 4 Basic Personality Types: Envious Most Common

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

Personality Changes Can Affect Body Shape And Movement, Fish Study Reveals

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

Yes, Money Can Buy Happiness: New Study Reveals How

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

Introverts More Likely To Point Out A Typo: Study

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

Your Brain Has Personality That Influences Your Intelligence

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

Anxiety And Depression Could Be Signs Of Brain Tumor

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

Black or With Sugar? How You Drink Your Coffee May Reveal If You're a Psychopath

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

The Timid Cockroach: Researchers Find The Insects Have Personalities

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

Long-Term Unemployment May Bring Adverse Change In Core Personality Traits

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 Computer Knows You Better Than Your Friends Do: Study

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

Sharks have distinct personalities like humans - they can be social or solitary

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 are not just about big jaws, sharp teeth. They have personalities, too

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

How your ‘better half’ affects your career success

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 are three times more prone to have Alzheimer's: Study

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

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