personality differences

Daring animals hitchhike to colonise new lands


October 24th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 24 (IANS) Hitchhiking, believed to be the preserve of poets and wanderers, is also an activity undertaken by daring animals to explore and colonise new lands.David Chapple, Bob ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Opposites attract, but do they make better parents?


January 28th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 28 (IANS) Couples with similar personalities make much better parents than those with different dispositions -- at least in the world of zebra finches.Researchers from University of Exeter, Britain, found ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

How did animals evolve personalities?


September 5th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 5 (ANI): Just like humans, animals too have personalities - consistent behavioural patterns. But how did they evolve?To determine, scientists at Max Wolf of the Max Planck Institute for Human ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

US, Afghan allies’ efforts to exploit Taliban- Al-Qaeda fissures working


January 27th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 27(ANI): The Obama administration and its Afghan allies' initiatives to exploit the fissures between the Taliban and Al-Qaeda seems to have worked out, as new details have emerged about ... Read more...

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Males have more pronounced personalities than females


November 18th, 2009 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 18 (IANS) Males have more pronounced personalities than females -- from humans to house sparrows, according to new research. Consistent personality traits, such as aggression, are also more important for ... Read more...

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Study on sheep shows link between personality, survival, and reproductive success


September 16th, 2009 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 16 (ANI): Canadian researchers have established a link between personality, survival, and reproductive success by carrying out a study on male bighorn sheep.Denis Reale, a professor in the Department of ... Read more...

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Mothers most likely to quarrel with grown-up daughters


May 6th, 2009 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 6 (IANS) A majority of parents and adult children seem to be at loggerheads. Now a new study has narrowed it down, saying parents are more likely to quarrel with ... Read more...

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Parents suffer more from rifts with adult children


May 6th, 2009 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 6 (ANI): Parents are bothered more than their adult children when rifts between them occur, according to a study.The tension and aggravation from such rifts affects parents even more ... Read more...

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