Category: Personality

Personality and online dating: Who does it and why?

10.06.2019 – Tinder, the online dating app. Try to find a student that has not used it – it won’t be easy. Although the app is “relatively” new, it has already become a normality in the dating life of the single, emerging adult. Previously we discussed what your social media says about your personality, but what can we say about online dating?

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Be happy. Become a tourist!

12.05.2019 – Research suggests that travelling is not just great for your Instagram feed, but also for your satisfaction with life. In this post, we discuss a recent study in which tourism has been examined as a “pathway to the good life”. Could travelling be the secret to happiness?

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Individual differences that lead to smartphone addiction

26.04.2019 – Smartphones have brought us many things. But like everything else in life, they come at a price. Over the years, many individuals have become addicted to their smartphones. In this post, we discuss different pathways that can lead to smartphone addiction and implications for mental health.

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Self-Regulation: “I don’t want to do it… But I have to”

12.04.2019 – Sometimes you have to do things that you would rather not do, in order to reach your long-term goals (e.g. studying, working or exercising). This requires self-regulation. But why are some individuals good at regulating themselves, while others are not?

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Want to know a secret?

12.02.2019 – Having a secret can be a burden, but who do you trust with your secret? Let’s find out.

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Individual Differences in the Brain: Psychoticism

30.01.2019 – In 1967, Hans Eysenck proposed a theory of personality that changed the way individual differences in personality were viewed. In this post, we discuss what this meant for the dimension of psychoticism.

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Individual Differences in the Brain: Neuroticism

11.01.2019 – In 1967, Hans Eysenck proposed a theory of personality that changed the way individual differences in personality were viewed. In this post, we discuss what this meant for the dimension of neuroticism.

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Individual Differences in the Brain: Extraversion

28.12.2018 – In 1967, Hans Eysenck proposed a theory of personality that changed the way individual differences in personality were viewed. In this post, we discuss what this meant for the dimension of extraversion.

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