Journal of Personality

Journal of Personality publishes scientific investigations in the field of personality. It focuses particularly on personality and behavior dynamics, personality development, and individual differences in the cognitive, affective, and interpersonal domains. The journal reflects and stimulates interest in the growth of new theoretical and methodological approaches in personality psychology.

Publisher
Wiley
Impact factor
2.44 (2011)

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Psychology & Psychiatry

How much empathy do you feel when powerful people suffer?

Would you feel sorry for a factory floor worker who suffered a 10 percent cut to his yearly $40,000 annual income? How about for an executive who lost 10 percent of his $400,000? The answer may depend on how strongly you ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Couples may miss cues that partner is hiding emotions, study suggests

Even the most blissful of couples in long-running, exclusive relationships may be fairly clueless when it comes to spotting the ploys their partner uses to avoid dealing with emotional issues, suggests new research from psychologists ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Suicide risk linked to push for perfection

People who believe they must be perfect – and who ultimately can't deal with the thought of being flawed – are at much greater risk of suicidal thoughts and suicide, according to a recent Western co-authored study.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Intrusive parents may lead children to be overly self-critical

Parents may have high expectations of their children's academic performance and some may demonstrate this by urging the child to achieve good grades, while others may over-react when the child makes mistakes. However, parents ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

The God of small things

New research suggests people who are religious gain happiness from believing there is a deeper meaning to everyday events.

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