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Extraversion May Be Less Common Than We Think

Researchers studying a class of MBA students find that social networks are biased toward extraversion, and this bias is even more pronounced in extraverts' own social networks. ... More>

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>