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Is your personality linked to your sleep quality?

Those of you who are following publications on the Stress-n-Health corner FB are already familiar with personality traits that constitute the Big Five model. These personality characteristics (Extraversion, Neuroticism, Conscientiousness, Openness, and Agreeableness) have been investigating as predictors of sleep quality. The study published in Health Psychology  examined more than 22,000 adults aged 30 to 107. Personality and sleep quality were assessed in the beginning of the study (baseline) and then again 4 to 10 years later. The researchers found…

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Is Your Personality Linked to Your Biological Organization?

Personality seems so intangible – and is expressed through so few behaviours and habits – that it is hard to believe that it is carried within our genes. Studies have consistently shown that personality is heritable, because 50% of variation in personality can be attributed to our genes. If 50% of personality is heritable, 50% still comes from the environment. However, parenting and the household environment have found to have little impact on your personality. Researchers have not yet pointed…

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Your Music – Your Personality

If you came across an abandoned iPod on a sidewalk and listened to it, could you accurately predict the personality of its owner? Science says you could. Find out what your playlist says about your personality by taking the survey below. For the following items, use the scale 1 (strongly dislike) 2  3  4 (neigther likel nor dislike) 5  6  7 (strongly like) to indicate your basic preference level for the genres listed. ____ Classical ____ Blues ____ Country ____…

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