Research can help explain why we get more chilled out as we age.
Are you neurotic? This may be due to a thick cerebral cortex
Who is more sensitive to email errors?
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.
Birth order clearly matters, just not for personality.
Birth order offers an intuitively appealing explanation for the perplexing differences between us and our siblings. Only problem is, it's a myth.
Could creativity and worry be linked?
Psychologists have advanced a new theory linking neurotic unhappiness and creativity, arguing that natural worriers may have highly active imaginations and be more creative problem-solvers.
The idea of a common biological cause for the association between psychological distress and creativity is clearly an attractive one.
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Researchers have suggested a new theory for why neurotic unhappiness and creativity are often found in the same person. But is the assumption that creative people are more neurotic actually true?