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Specific Genome Regions Linked To Personality Traits

Regions of the human genome that are significantly linked to personality traits have been identified by researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine. Their meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies (GWAS) also showed correlations with psychiatric disorders. Senior author Chi-Hua Chen, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Radiology at UC San Diego […]

What Parts Of The Brain Make People’s Personalities Unique?

Personality is a broad term describing how people habitually relate to the world and their inner self. After the developmental period through childhood and adolescence, these patterns of relating remain reasonably stable through life. They are then referred to as traits and influence behavior, thinking, motivation and emotion. Since everyone is different in their own […]

Temporal Self-Continuity Across The Life Span

Understanding your present self depends not only on thoughts, feelings, and activities, but also on experiences and recollections of the past and the vision of yourself into the future. In other words, it all depends on where you’ve been, and where you’re going. A new study explores how people view themselves over different time spans. […]