conscientiousness

Chimpanzees have personalities like us


May 24th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 24 (IANS) Chimpanzees and orangutans have personalities "like people", researchers have claimed.Experts say it could finally end a decades-old debate over whether we simply project human-like personalities onto ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Curiosity helps students perform well at school


October 30th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 30 (IANS) Curiosity may have killed the cat, but for students, it seems to be as important as intelligence in determining how well they perform at school.So psychological ... Read more...

Posted in World |

One lazy worker drags whole team down


June 28th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 28 (IANS) Just having a single lazy person at work can drag down a high performing team.Benjamin Walker, doctoral student at the Australian School of Business (ASB), is ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Your brain structure could reveal your personality


June 23rd, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 23 (ANI): The size of different parts of people's brains can tell a lot about their personalities, according to psychological scientists.For example, conscientious people tend to have a bigger lateral ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Moving frequently in childhood linked to poorer quality-of-life in adulthood


June 4th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 4 (ANI): Frequent relocations in childhood are related to poorer well-being in adulthood, especially among people who are more introverted or neurotic, according to a new study.The researchers tested the ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

18-25 year olds show sharpest decline in impulsivity-related alcoholism


June 1st, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 1 (ANI): According to a new study, 18-to-25-year olds exhibited the largest declines in impulsivity as well as the sharpest decreases in alcohol consumption.Impulsivity normally decreases during emerging and young ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Younger, outgoing people more likely to shoplift


May 27th, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 27 (ANI): Dimensions of personality seen in persons prone to shoplifting have been identified by psychologists at the University of Leicester.Three characteristics in the study stood out: Being male; unpleasant ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Sympathetic, kind men unlikely to end up as bosses


July 15th, 2009 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 15 (ANI): Being sympathetic, kind, co-operative and warm may lower men's likelihood of becoming bosses, according to a study.The same may also apply to women to a certain extent, ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Conscientious spouse is good for your health


April 29th, 2009 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 29 (IANS) Having a conscientious spouse who tends to household chores without being told may also be good for your health, a new study has found. The study involving adults aged ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Conscientious, neurotic mates can improve one’s health


April 29th, 2009 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 29 (ANI): Looking for a partner? Well, then go for a mate who is conscientious and, perhaps, also neurotic, suggests a new study.Researchers report that having a conscientious partner may ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Soft skills’ predict financial, social success later in life


March 26th, 2009 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 26 (IANS) High school students who had good social skills and work habits and took part in extracurricular activities made more money and completed higher levels of education than their ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now, a personality test that you just cant fool


October 8th, 2008 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 8 (ANI): A team of Canadian psychologists has created a personality inventory that can help detect people who can excel in academic and creative domains, even when respondents are ... Read more...

Posted in National |

When some shop assistants, hotel staff go extra mile to please customers


September 29th, 2008 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 29 (IANS) Some shop assistant or the hotel staff in the service sectors may go the extra mile in pleasing customers, even if it involves erring on the side of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Opposites attract but like-minded couples unions last


August 6th, 2008 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 6 (ANI): They say opposites attract, but a new research has challenged this notion by suggesting that like minds have a much better chance of getting married and living ... Read more...

Posted in National |

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