personality traits

Your tweets can expose the psychopath in you


August 27th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 27 (IANS) While many of us may not bother about what we habitually tweet, a study has found these can reveal if we are psychopaths, with our frequently ... Read more...

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‘Faces prompt us to form complex judgements’


June 17th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 17 (IANS) People make complex judgements about a person just by looking at the face, based on a number of factors that go beyond race and gender, says ... Read more...

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More is less when it falls below expectation


June 10th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 10 (IANS) Getting more money may not make you happier, especially if you are a neurotic, as a salary hike may be viewed as a failure if it ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Obese women receive lower starting salaries’


May 2nd, 2012 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 2 (IANS) Obese women are more likely to be discriminated against when applying for jobs and also receive lower starting salaries than their slim colleagues, an Australian study ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

When driver turned Arjun’s best friend in Lucknow


April 23rd, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Debutant Arjun Kapoor befriended a driver named Avneesh Yadav while shooting near Lucknow for "Ishaqzaade". The driver became a reference point for the actor's character of ... Read more...

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Money can buy happiness if you know how to spend


January 28th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 28 (IANS) People spending money to enjoy different experiences in everyday life, such as on days out or concert tickets, are happier than those who spend on buying ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Men and women are very different in personality traits


January 5th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 5 (IANS) Women show greater sensitivity, warmth and apprehension than men, while emotional stability, dominance, rule-consciousness and vigilance are the domain of males, says a study, indicating that ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Nasal spray could make you more outgoing


December 11th, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Dec 11 (IANS) Shy or introverted people who wish to hold their own in any social do could find their answers in a nasal spray. An intra-nasal form of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

CEO pilots bolder in decision-making


August 11th, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 11 (IANS) A CEO who seeks adventure in life, for example, by flying a private airplane, is more likely to be equally bold in executing management decisions, says ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Food addiction - a condition with clinical symptoms


July 12th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 12 (IANS) A new study has found that food addiction is an identifiable condition with clinical symptoms, characterised by a psycho-behavioural profile as in conventional drug-abuse disorders.The study ... Read more...

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Scientists debunk ‘opposites attract’ theory


July 11th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 11 (IANS) The popular theory that opposites attract in matters of love doesn't hold true, going by what scientists suggest. Researchers at University of California, Berkeley, found that ... Read more...

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I’m shy, sensitive and self-critical: Emma Watson


June 6th, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 6 (IANS) Actress Emma Watson finds her personality traits weird, and says Sometimes she feels she is the worst person in the world."I'm this very weird mix. In ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Are you cued into your sex appeal for success in dating?


May 29th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 29 (IANS) Your success in dating depends on your picking up cues whether other people find you attractive and how they respond to your raw sex appeal. The ... Read more...

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I auditioned for Oscar-nominated Roland Joffe: Tusshar Kapoor


May 8th, 2011 - 9:59 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 8 (IANS) Oscar-nominated filmmaker Roland Joffe loved the Hindi film "Shor In The City" and Tusshar Kapoor's role in it. The director of films like "The Killing ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Birds too possess personality traits


April 29th, 2011 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
London, April 28 (IANS) Birds also possess personality traits like humans - they can be bold or timid, curious or cautious, gregarious or loners.A new study led by Kathryn Arnold, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

4 in 10 Brits think getting drunk abroad is a British characteristic


April 23rd, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 23 (ANI): Twenty-eight percent of people in the UK believe that getting drunk abroad is a British attribute, a new survey has revealed.The Opinium Research, which surveyed 2,012 British adults, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Political leanings are hardwired in our brains


April 8th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 08 (ANI): Wondering why people at opposite ends of the political spectrum often really can't see eye to eye? Here is the answer.A new study has revealed that those differences ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How brain chemicals determine whether your love will last


February 24th, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 24 (ANI): An eminent U.S. anthropologist claims to have found why some relationships are a smooth sail while others are a little trickier.Dr Helen Fisher, who has studied romantic love ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Finding true love linked to biological temperament


February 21st, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 21 (IANS) Finding true love is a lot more dependent on our biological temperament that steers us towards a particular personality type, rather than a matter of chance, says a ... Read more...

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Life in the Metro: A networking site to find love, pals


February 21st, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Prathiba Raju New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Here's good news for Delhi Metro users. If you are bored of commuting alone and eager to find a match or make friends, there ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mila Kunis started her acting career in ‘Baywatch’ at the age of 9


February 13th, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 13 (ANI): Actress Mila Kunisn has revealed that she landed her first acting gig in an episode of 'Baywatch' when she was just nine years old."I started acting when I ... Read more...

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Genes of the immune system linked to increased risk of mental illness


February 8th, 2011 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 8 (ANI): A thesis from the University of Gothenburg in Sweden, has revealed that genes linked to the immune system can affect healthy people's personality traits as well as the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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 |

Like-minded partners ‘make better parents’


January 28th, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 28 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Exeter have revealed that couples with similar personalities make much better parents than those with different dispositions - at least in the world ... Read more...

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Pandit Joshi’s passing an end of a timeless legacy: Amjad Ali


January 24th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Paying tribute to Pandit Bhimsem Joshi, who died Monday, sarod maestro Amjad Ali Khan described him as a "Kohinoor of the music world", and said his death ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

In chimps, as in humans, faces are personality billboards


January 24th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 24 (ANI): People can read a chimpanzee's face and tell if the animal is dominant and physically active, according to a new study.A research team, led by psychologist Robert Ward ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

“Skins” MTV Premiere Gets Mixed Reaction


January 18th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) These days, MTV has been deviating its content from music to television dramas. After the popularity of "Jersey Shore", MTV is back with yet another television ... Read more...

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Ophiuchus: The New Sign In The Zodiac?


January 14th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The zodiac signs that determined your personality traits, have now got slightly reshuffled. With the incorporation of yet another zodiac sign, Ophiuchus, some of the people ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Are You A Cat Or Dog Person?


January 12th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Many researches say, that your overall personality can categorize you under two categories, cat personality or dog personality. The way you behave, your perspective towards life, ... Read more...

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Personality traits affect quality of life following breast reconstruction


January 4th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 4 (ANI): Scientists have discovered that certain personality traits are linked to higher quality-of-life scores in breast cancer patients, who undergo breast reconstruction after mastectomy.Dr. Silvio Bellino and colleagues of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sada: The Hunt For The Dream Man Is On


December 27th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
. Inspite of having a successful career she is all set out to find the man of her dreams. Sada is tired of being single and she is hopeful that she ... Read more...

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We pay closer attention to people we think are more attractive: Study


December 22nd, 2010 - 11:50 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 22 (ANI): If you were meeting two people, one of whom was very attractive and the other, so-so, you would tend to pay more attention to the better looking person, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Brain fully ‘matures’ in middle age: Study


December 16th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 16 (ANI): Contrary to previous beliefs, a new study has suggested that brain does not stop developing until late 40s.Earlier scientists used to believe that brain stop physically evolving in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

First management aptitude test to be held Feb 20


November 20th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 20 (IANS) The All India Management Association (AIMA), the apex body for the management sector, has launched a Management Aptitude and Skills Test (MAST) to evaluate management students across the ... Read more...

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People with exhaustion syndrome demonstrate impaired memory


November 19th, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): A new study from Umea University in Sweden has shown that exhaustion syndrome, also called burnout and exhaustion depression, leaves objectively measurable changes in the brain.Certain personality traits ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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