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
Website
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1111/(ISSN)1467-6494
Impact factor
2.44 (2011)

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Psychology & Psychiatry

Lack social confidence? All is not lost

Feeling confident in social situations isn't just something that some people are born with. Rather, it's something that people can learn, researchers say.

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Being fun is no laughing matter

With children currently cooped up at home with limited access to their friends, a new study shows just how important it is to have fun and what that means in a child's social circles. Children who are well-liked and children ...

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A happy partner leads to a healthier future

Science now supports the saying, "happy wife, happy life." Michigan State University research found that those who are optimistic contribute to the health of their partners, staving off the risk factors leading to Alzheimer's ...

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What the brains of people with excellent general knowledge look like

The brains of people with excellent general knowledge are particularly efficiently wired. This was shown by neuroscientists at Ruhr-Universit├Ąt Bochum and Humboldt-Universit├Ąt zu Berlin using magnetic resonance imaging. ...

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The God of small things

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

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 ...

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