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Personality Psychology

What Your Movements May Reveal About How You'll Get Along With Another Person

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 03.24.2016 | Science

The way we move can offer a surprising level of insight into our personalities, according to new research. A team of European researchers recently fou...

This Is The Only Personality Type That Enjoys Being With Narcissists

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 03.14.2016 | Science

Narcissists don't make the most pleasant friends or dinner guests -- they're self-absorbed, arrogant and have little concern for others -- but accordi...

Scientists Link Common Personality Trait To Musical Ability

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 10.20.2015 | Science

Psychologists have long known that some people are unusually curious and adventurous, and more willing than others to try new things. Now there's new ...

Depressing New Study Shows Know-It-Alls Get Better Grades

The Huffington Post | Eliza Sankar-Gorton | Posted 10.08.2015 | Science

Ugh. It turns out know-it-alls really may know it all. New research by scientists at Baylor University in Waco, Texas, shows the more arrogant student...

Is Donald Trump A Narcissist -- Or A Bully? Here's What Psychologists Say

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 02.10.2016 | Science

The Donald was at it again during Wednesday's Republican debate, with his usual questionable claims, insults, not-so-humble brags and bizarre rambling...

Do You 'Think' Using Your Heart Or Your Head? Here's How To Tell

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 09.03.2015 | Healthy Living

Type A or Type B. Introvert or Extrovert. Hufflepuff or Slytherin. You may have thought you were already familiar with every conceivable personality c...

This Personality Trait Can Predict Unethical Behavior

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 06.12.2015 | Science

What do Frank Underwood of "House of Cards," Cersei Lannister of "Game of Thrones" and Blair Waldorf of "Gossip Girl" have in common? They're some ...

Carolyn Gregoire

Plastic Surgery Can Make People Perceive You As Being More Likeable, Study Finds

HuffingtonPost.com | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 04.13.2015 | Science

There's no doubt that plastic surgery can make you look younger, but can it also make people like you more? A study published last week in the j...

How Personality Influences Your Immune System

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 02.22.2015 | Science

Health depends on a number of factors -- genetics, environment, lifestyle factors, and according to new research, personality might also play a large ...

People Can Predict Your Personality From Your Online Avatar

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 01.14.2015 | Science

From Facebook and Twitter profile photos to online dating pictures and gaming avatars, we face a growing number of decisions about how to represent ou...

Yes, You Do 'Belong' In A Certain City

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 01.13.2015 | Science

While loving Bon Iver and fair trade coffee doesn't necessarily mean you should live in Portland, those Buzzfeed "Which city should you actually live ...

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. ...

Finally, Some Unflattering Research About Introverts

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 07.01.2015 | Science

Introverts have many wonderful qualities that help them shine in the workplace. They have a capacity for deep thought and meaningful (if fewer) relati...

What Your Personality Says About How Long You'll Live

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 12.03.2014 | Science

What does your personality say about your health? More than you might think. And according to new research, what your friends say about your personali...

Here's The Real Reason You're Likely To Trust A Stranger

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 05.17.2014 | Science

It's one thing to trust someone you know, but quite another to trust a perfect stranger. And yet every day we trust people we've never met, from bank ...

Jacqueline Howard

WATCH: What Does Your Personality Say About You?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 12.12.2014 | Science

Personality contributes to how we relate to each other, develop relationships, and make meaning of our own identities. But at the very root, what exac...