journal personality and individual differences

New moms, dads unable to live upto ‘perfect’ parent tag


December 1st, 2011 - 9:29 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 1 (IANS) Parents of newborns might not quite be able to live upto the tag of 'perfect' moms and dads, thrust on them by the society, says a ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Thinking past is past could make you happier


May 3rd, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 3 (IANS) You may not be able to change your personality, but you could change your approach to time - to be a happier person. After, all getting ... Read more...

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Thinking of positives from your past will keep you happier!


May 3rd, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 3 (ANI): A new study has suggested that people who look at the past through rose-tinted glasses are happier than those who focus on negative past experiences and regrets.The study ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Pink for a girl, blue for a boy’ goes back to our hunter-gatherer past


April 27th, 2011 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 27 (ANI): The theory of females preferring pinks and reds while men blues and greens goes back to our hunter-gatherer past, a new study by Chinese scientists has shown.As the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

The more honest, humble you are, the better your job performance


March 2nd, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 2 (ANI): A new study has revealed for the first time that the more honest and humble you are, the better is your job performance."This study shows that those who ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Honesty, humility linked to better job performance


March 2nd, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 2 (IANS) Believe it or not -- the more honest and humble an employee is, the better is his or her job performance, according to a new study."This ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Men don’t mind girlfriends sleeping with other women


January 28th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 28 (IANS) Men are more than twice as likely to continue dating a girlfriend who has cheated on them with another woman than one who has cheated with another man, ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Men’s confidence on dance floor rises with age: UK study


January 21st, 2011 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 21 (ANI): Men's confidence on the dance floor rises with age. And by retirement, it is at an all-time high, says a new UK research.But the opposite is true for ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Alpha males take greater initiative in love, sports


November 10th, 2010 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Nov 10 (IANS) Alpha males tend to take greater initiatives in relationships, sports and financial matters, a new study has found."Since women tend to be attracted to men who are ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Pill can trigger a woman’s jealous side


October 20th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 20 (IANS) Sex hormones in the contraceptive pill makes a woman more possessive and more likely to fret about her husband or boyfriend's fidelity. Those taking brands with the highest ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

The Pill can make a woman ‘green-eyed monster’


October 20th, 2010 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 20 (ANI): The next time you see your woman acting overly jealous or possessive, you might want to take a peek into her medicine cabinet, for it might be the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Technophobia ’sprouts up while we are still in the womb’


October 14th, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 14 (ANI): Scientists have revealed that the fear of technology or technophobia could be determined before a person is even born, when they are still in the womb.University of Bath ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Spouses don’t grow more alike over time: Study


August 26th, 2010 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 26 (ANI): Contrary to popular notion, spouses do not become more similar over time, according to a team of researchers led by Michigan State University. Instead, people choose their mates ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sugar really does make us sweeter


August 14th, 2010 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 14 (ANI): Sugar really does make us sweeter - by helping us digest bad news, says a new study.It is believed that the sugar rush provides the brain with the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Happy extroverts ‘more creative’


August 4th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 4 (ANI): When it comes to creativity, outgoing people in a good mood are better than introverts, according to a new study.Lorenzo Stafford, University of Portsmouth psychologist, found that extrovert ... 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 |

Women fear getting fat


April 16th, 2010 - 3:32 am ICT by IANS
London, April 16 (IANS) Women fear getting fat, something that doesn't worry men, a study has found. The female brain reacts negatively at the sight of an overweight woman, prompting feelings of unhappiness ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

It’s official: Women, healthy or not, are concerned about their body shape


April 14th, 2010 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 14 (ANI): Women who have a healthy body image still have underlying concerns about their weight, at least that's what their responses on a tried-and-true psychological screening showed.A Brigham Young ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Future-minded people make better decisions for their health


December 24th, 2009 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 24 (ANI): People with a long-term perspective are more likely to make positive decisions about their health, whether it's how much they drink, what to eat, reveals a new study.During ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Elite sportsmen likely to be handsome


November 20th, 2009 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 20 (ANI): Apart from hard work, grit and, raw talent, there is another trait of the most accomplished jocks - a handsome face, says a new research.A research team led ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Poor money savers likely to be overeaters, smokers


September 4th, 2009 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 4 (ANI): People who are poor at saving money are likely to have impulsive behaviour such as overeating, smoking and infidelity, according to a new study.The study conducted through the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Girls who go to single-sex schools find ‘girly’ guys more attractive


August 28th, 2009 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 28 (ANI): Studying in single-sex schools can have a significant impact on who you find attractive, claims a new study.The study suggests that female students surrounded every day by girls ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Women’s best way to chat-up men is a direct no-nonsense approach


April 7th, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 7 (ANI): Want to chat up a man? Well, then give jumbled cues and small talks a miss, for the way to a man's heart is direct, no-nonsense conversation.According to ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Genes ‘time virginity loss’


April 1st, 2009 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 1 (ANI): There's a genetic link to the age at which a person loses his or her virginity, says a new study.And the correlation can be explained by inherited behavioural ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Peer victimisation a predictor of sexual behaviour among adolescents


February 18th, 2009 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, February 18 (ANI): A new study from Binghamton University suggests that peer victimization in middle and high schools may be an important indicator of an individuals sexual behaviour later in ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Women ”get more attracted to men with big pupils”


February 8th, 2009 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 8 (ANI): It''s all in the eyes when it comes to attraction. British scientists have found that women get more attracted to men with large pupils. Edinburgh University study''s scientists, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Left-handed people more likely to be reserved, anxious (Re-ssue)


January 18th, 2009 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 18 (ANI): Left-handed people are more likely to be reserved, anxious, shy and embarrassed than their right-handed counterparts, according to a new study.Researchers at the University of Abertay in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Left-handed people more likely to be reserved, anxious


January 16th, 2009 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 16 (ANI): Left-handed people are more likely to be reserved, anxious, shy and embarrassed than their right-handed counterparts, according to a new study.Researchers at the University of Abertay in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Drinking too much coffee leads to Hallucinations


January 15th, 2009 - 12:21 pm ICT by Bupha Ravirot
UK researchers find more than 7 cups of coffee a day, can cause hallucinationsResearchers at Durham University suggest people who consume coffee and other caffeinated products are more likely to have hallucinations. ... Read more...

Posted in Health, Health Science |

Too much coffee ”triples hallucination risk”


January 14th, 2009 - 11:45 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 14 (ANI): Too much coffee not just makes napping difficult but also dramatically increases the risk of hallucinating, according to a new study. The research has found that people with ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Lefties are prone to inhibition and anxiety


November 4th, 2008 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 4 (ANI): Lefties not only find it difficult dealing with a world designed for right-handers, but are also prone to inhibition and anxiety, a new research suggests.According to Lynn ... Read more...

Posted in National |

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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