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The Science Of Us

IMDB On a recent post of mine, Dangerous Voyage left a comment mentioning a research study and a documentary about it that I might be interested in.  I was interested, and sufficiently so that I wanted to share it with all of you. The Dunedin Study has followed a group of 1000 individuals born in 1972… Continue reading The Science Of Us

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What Is… a Personality Trait vs. Disorder

In this series, I dig a little deeper into the meaning of psychological terms.  This week's term is personality trait vs. disorder. Personality traits Wikipedia defines personality traits as "habitual patterns of behaviour, thought, and emotion" that are mostly stable across time and context.  Some traits fall on a continuum, such as introversion/extraversion.  It's unclear… Continue reading What Is… a Personality Trait vs. Disorder

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What Is… Type A Personality

In this series, I dig a little deeper into the meaning of psychological terms.  This week's term is type A personality. The first question that popped into my mind when I thought of delving into this topic was are there other letters?  Because you only ever seem to hear about type A.  So let's get… Continue reading What Is… Type A Personality

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What Is… the Myers-Briggs Type?

In this series, I dig a little deeper into the meaning of psychological terms.  This week's term is the Myers-Briggs Type. The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) was created by mother-daughter team Katharine Cook Briggs and Isabel Briggs Myers, neither of whom had formal training in psychology or psychometric testing.  The test was partially based on… Continue reading What Is… the Myers-Briggs Type?