Tag: psychology and personality

How to Override Your Own Personality

From Science of Us: We are often told to "just be ourselves" as if the self is a fixed, unchanging concept. However our personalities change...

Openness to Experience: The Gates of the Mind

From Scientific American: Experiments in personality psychology show that people scoring high on openness to experience may literally see the world differently from the average...

Perfectionism as a Risk Factor for Suicide

From The British Psychological Society: In the most comprehensive test on perfectionism and suicidality to date, perfectionism was found to be a major risk factor...

NIMH Info for Parents on “ADHD” Misleading, Researchers Say

A new analysis of the information that the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) publishes for parents about attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) concludes that the children’s experiences and contexts are ignored and that medication is presented, misleadingly, as the only solution supported by research evidence.