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Do You Have the ”Right Stuff” to Be a Successful Entrepreneur?

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An algorithm based on your personality can predict whether your profile matches that of a successful entrepreneur.

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.

Why Do People Fall into the Trap of On-again/Off-again Relationships?

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Some people can’t seem to decide whether to stay together or break up. Is their personality to blame?

Is it Wrong to Show off Your Wealth?

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People differ in how they judge those who flaunt their wealth, and this difference depends on their core moral beliefs.

Next! ... When Pursuit for “The Best” Can Undermine Your Romantic Relationships

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People who strive to make the best choices in life may be vulnerable to experiencing discontent in their relationships.

If You Were Conceived from Donated Sperm or Eggs, Would You Want to Contact Your Parent?

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Finding out that you were conceived from donated sperm or eggs can be quite a shock. How people react depends on their approach to relationships.