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A Disagreeable Personality Can Help Get Original Ideas Noticed

Although disagreeable people are no more creative than their more cooperative peers, they may be better at convincing others to support their innovative ideas. ... More>


Understanding the Origin of Psychopathic Tendencies Through Chimpanzees

A team led by Georgia State University researchers turned to chimpanzees to better understand the features of psychopathy, a personality disorder typically investigated among human clinical and forensic populations. ... More>


Your friends could predict your lifespan: study


Feelings of Entitlement Enhance Creativity

People prompted to feel a small, temporary sense of entitlement also showed a significant boost in creativity. ... More>


Observer Article

Building a Better Student Body

SAT scores and grade point averages hold disproportionate weight in college admissions processes, says APS James McKeen Cattell Fellow Neal Schmitt. The Michigan State University scientist is investigating noncognitive measures that he believes will better predict students’ chances of success in higher education. ... More>