Both genetic and environmental factors determine someone's personality. Genes account for between 30-50% of the determination and unique environmental experiences making up the rest.
People who are compassionate may be 'rewarded' by experiencing pleasure from sad music.
A team of music psychologists have come up with a new way of classifying music that streaming platforms such as Spotify may find very useful.
Are you moody? Prone to distraction? Cellphones may act as a high-tech pacifier.
When seeing or hearing something poignant, many get the chills. But about one-third of the population doesn't feel this sensation.
Writing errors often appear in text messages, emails and other types of informal electronic communication. These errors matter when a short email is the only basis for judgment.