Psychology & Psychiatry

Resilient personality linked to cardiorespiratory fitness

(HealthDay)—While personality has no effect on energy expenditure at rest or during normal walking, people with a more resilient personality expend more energy when walking quickly, according to a study published online ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

School system favors pupils driven by worry and conscientiousness

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

Study links personality changes to changes in social well-being

(Medical Xpress)—Researchers report that changes in social well-being are closely tied to one's personality, with positive changes in one corresponding to similar changes in the other. Their study reveals potential new ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Marriage may make people happier

Married people may be happier in the long run than those who aren't married, according to new research by Michigan State University scientists.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Enhancing cognition in older adults also changes personality

A program designed to boost cognition in older adults also increased their openness to new experiences, researchers report, demonstrating for the first time that a non-drug intervention in older adults can change a personality ...

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