News tagged with personality tests
Conscientious people are more likely to have higher grade point averages, according to new research from psychologists at Rice University.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 19, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
Patients' ability to make genuinely informed choices about undergoing disease screening increases when the risk information that they receive is related to their own personal risk, rather than average risks, according to ...
Health Feb 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
In one of three studies, Pia Rosander carried out personality tests on 200 pupils in southern Sweden when they entered upper secondary school at 16. Three years later, when they received their final grades, she was able to ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 24, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
People who take cocaine over many years without becoming addicted have a brain structure which is significantly different from those individuals who developed cocaine-dependence, researchers have discovered. New research ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 17, 2013 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Are you good at coping when life gets tough? Do people call you a straight-shooter? Will you help others without expecting anything in return?
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
People often remark that people of a different race "all look alike." However, when we have trouble recognizing people from another race, it may actually have little to do with the other person's race. Instead, new research ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new genre of medical tests – which determine whether a medicine is right for a patient’s genes – are paving the way for increased use of personalized medicine, according to the cover story in the current ...
Other Jul 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A method developed at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem for training blind persons to "see" through the use of a sensory substitution device (SSD) has enabled those using the system to actually "read" an ...
Medical research May 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Tests exist for evaluating personality, intelligence and memory. However, up to now, it was not easily possible to find out how good someone is at making decisions in risky situations.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 11, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Gene scans for everyone? Not so fast. New research suggests that for the average person, decoding your own DNA may not turn out to be a really useful crystal ball for future health.
Genetics Apr 02, 2012 | 3.3 / 5 (4) | 2
Can a person's Facebook profile reveal what kind of employee he or she might be? The answer is yes, and with unnerving accuracy, according to a new paper published in the Journal of Applied Social Psychology.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 02, 2012 | 1.7 / 5 (19) | 16
With no lab tests to guide the clinician, psychiatric diagnostics is challenging and controversial. Antisocial personality disorder is defined as "a pervasive pattern of disregard for, and violation of, the rights of others ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Men and women have large differences in personality, according to a new study published Jan. 4 in the online journal PLoS ONE.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 04, 2012 | 3.3 / 5 (10) | 0
Research into the 2011 London riots found they were mostly committed by antisocial persons, less than 20% of whom were explicitly gang members. This is because gang membership is primarily for the most antisocial of such ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 09, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Prejudiced attitudes are based on generalised suppositions about certain social groups and could well be a personality trait. Researchers at the University of the Basque Country (UPV-EHU) have confirmed the ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 08, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 3