Psychology & Psychiatry

People's life goals relate to their personality type, study suggests

In the first research of its kind, a new University of California, Davis, study suggests that for the most part, people formulate goals consistent with their personality traits—and an individual's goals are related to how ...

Genetics

Addicted to the sun? Research shows it's in your genes

Sun-seeking behavior is linked to genes involved in addiction, behavioral and personality traits, and brain function, according to a study of more than 260,000 people led by King's College London researchers.

Neuroscience

Study sheds light on brain mechanism activated by uncertainty

Tel Aviv University researchers examined the brain's reactions in conditions of uncertainty and stressful conflict in an environment of risks and opportunities. The researchers identified the areas of the brain responsible ...

Gerontology & Geriatrics

Women with higher neuroticism are less physically active

Personality traits help to understand why some people are physically active and others are not. A new study from the Gerontology Research Center and the Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences at the University of Jyväskylä, ...

Overweight & Obesity

Stomach capacity, desire to eat increases at buffets

Research suggests stomach capacity in obesity changes to accommodate different eating situations, which has an effect on feelings of fullness and the urge to overeat. The study is published in the American Journal of Physiology-Gastrointestinal ...

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