There are many ways to decide what’s ‘fair’ in a given situation. Which one you prefer may depend on what kind of person you are.
Popular opinion has it that introverts are thriving in lockdown – but studies paint a different picture.
If you know your own personality traits, you might then be better placed to resist your worst unthinking impulses in a time of high anxiety.
After analysing posts from 100,000 Twitter users, our research used big data, machine learning and artificial intelligence to reveal the hidden personality traits underpinning thousands of jobs.
New research finds that people tend to prefer a specific personality type across partners - and its usually one that resembles their own.
Your virtual self reflects your real-life skills and values. Understanding them could help you find a more suitable job.
Past studies have found acting extraverted can even make introverts happy. But a new study had the opposite findings.
Few can resist an assessment that promises to reveal your hidden, true self. But new research suggests that people mistakenly believe difficult to answer questions offer deep insights.
Our study showed that the majority of employees chose to continue attending work despite suffering repeated abuse at work.
When faced with chaos or danger, most people retreat. Not so for those who possess a certain personality trait.
Parents need to use different approaches to shape behaviour depending on the child’s personality type.
Are you neurotic? This may be due to a thick cerebral cortex
Burnout is a growing problem for the modern workplace. It has an impact on organisational costs, as well as employee health and well-being.
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.