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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The Social Secret of Health

07.12.2018 – We all know that we should not smoke and that we should exercise more often. Why? Because it is good for your health. But should you perhaps also invite friends over more often?

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Are people with beards more likely to be sexist?

Are people with beards more likely to be sexist? The short answer is no, probably not. So to follow up on that question, if that’s not it, what kind of people are? To start answering this question we need to define what sexism is. Sexism in general is the view that gender-inequality is justified, as […]

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you are only a battery, if you believe you are a battery

Personally, I have a lot of goals that I would like to achieve in my life; be healthy, be social, have a successful youtube channel, get good grades, read books, get better at drawing, oh… and hopefully get a job. I go through phases in which I either think a little more willpower would help […]

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Playing fair: Good Manners or Compassion

Have you heard of the dictator game? If you haven’t, you play it like this: There are two players, player one has 10 euros (or dollars) and the second player has nothing. Player one has to make an offer on how to divide the money, and they can do anything from keeping all the money […]

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Music listening and controling your emotions

It is time for another post about music listening. A few weeks ago, I wrote a post about a paper that looked at how we regulate our emotions by listening to ironically enjoyed music. Just recently, I made a playlist especially for songs I listened to a lot when I was younger. I can laugh […]

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Identity VS Attitude: Development of Political Identities

The last couple of months have truly shown us how important voting behaviour is in our modern democracies. More than ever we all want to know: How and why would anybody decide to vote for the party that I did not vote for? Your political identity plays a large part in this decision, because which […]

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