Personality Traits

A sample of new research exploring: language, social categories, and sentencing decision making; genetic and environmental contributors to both math achievement and broader academic achievement; new statistical techniques for exploring links between birth order and personality. More

In the dot-probe task, participants viewed a pair of emotionally evocative images or words presented simultaneously. The stimuli were then immediately removed, and a probe replaced one of the images on the screen. Participants were instructed to hit the computer key that corresponded to the probe as quickly as possible. More