Psychology & Psychiatry

Older adults are happier when their space matches their personality

The old saying, "Home is where the heart is," has some new science to back it up. A study has found photos of a person's living space can accurately point at personality traits and the mood of the people who live there, especially ...

Sports medicine & Kinesiology

True grit? Doesn't matter for resistance training in men or women

"Grit" is associated with courage and strength of character as exemplified by the 1969 American western classic "True Grit" starring John Wayne. This personality trait also reflects an individual's perseverance and consistency ...

Addiction

Predisposition to addiction may be genetic

People who have a high sensation-seeking personality trait may be more likely to develop an addiction to cocaine, according to a Rutgers study.

Parkinson's & Movement disorders

Research links Parkinson's disease and neuroticism

New research from the Florida State University College of Medicine has found that the personality trait neuroticism is consistently associated with a higher risk of developing the brain disorder Parkinson's disease.

Psychology & Psychiatry

New study reveals brain basis of psychopathy

According to a Finnish study, the structure and function of the brain areas involved in emotions and their regulation are altered in both psychopathic criminal offenders and otherwise well-functioning individuals who have ...

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