Implicit Personality Theory

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An implicit personality theory is a theory that people form about the traits, characteristics, behaviors, and personalities of other people. When you meet someone new, you form an impression of them, but this first impression …

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What Is Personality Psychology?

Personality psychology is a branch of psychology that focuses on understanding different aspects of human personality. The field of personality psychology seeks to understand what causes different personality traits. It also works to understand, diagnose, …

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What Is An Introvert?

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Introverts make up an estimated 40 percent of the population, but people with this personality type are often seen as something of a mystery. What exactly is an introvert? In order to understand the meaning …

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Traits of Successful People

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What are the personality traits of successful people? Hard work and overall intelligence are obviously important pieces of the puzzle, but that’s clearly not all it takes. Psychologists, educators, and business organizations have invested a …

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