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Conscientiousness

Personality Is More Important Than Intelligence

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 01.05.2015 | Science

When it comes to academic achievement, intelligence is an important factor -- but it is certainly not the only, or even the most important, factor. ...

Lean On: Workers, Work and the Spouses Who Help Us Succeed

Wray Herbert | Posted 10.22.2014 | Science
Wray Herbert

We marry for "richer or poorer," but does our choice of partner actually make us richer or poorer?

Personality Influences on Cognitive Training

Scott Barry Kaufman | Posted 05.21.2012 | Science
Scott Barry Kaufman

Cognitive training works. But does it work equally well for all people? A new study suggests that the effectiveness of working memory training depends heavily on personality.

What The Founding Fathers Can Teach Us About Longevity

Howard S. Friedman, Ph.D. | Posted 09.03.2011 | Healthy Living
Howard S. Friedman, Ph.D.

The first four U.S. presidents -- Washington, Adams, Jefferson and Madison -- plus Benjamin Franklin -- lived an average of more than 82 years, and they did so without the benefit of modern medical care.