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For a Happy Marriage, Both Spouses’ Personalities Matter

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Certain couples have particular patterns of personalities that work particularly well—or particularly badly—together.

Psychology News Roundup: ICYMI September 28, 2020

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From the office to the outdoors, read what you may have missed in the world of personality and social psychology on this ICYMI roundup.

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Chameleons at Employment: How Job Applicants Fake It to Fit in

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When people apply for jobs that require them to take personality tests, they face a dilemma—be their true self, or fake it to make it?

Psychology News Roundup: ICYMI September 14, 2020

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Ancient sculptures, conspiracies, leadership, and closing doors: read what you may have missed in the world of personality and social psychology on this ICYMI roundup.

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Foodie Calls: Who Dates for Free Food?

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Nearly a third of women—particularly those with narcissistic, Machiavellian, and psychopathic traits—have dated someone just for a free meal.

Do We Become More Empathic as We Get Older?

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A study of how six large samples of adults changed over time may answer this question.

Certain Personalities Make Some Professional Truck Drivers More Dangerous than Others

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You should hope that the driver of that 18-wheeler coming toward you has certain personality characteristics rather than others.

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