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On SAGE Insight: The enduring influence of parents’ views on their children’s personality

Article title: See me through my eyes – Adolescent–parent agreement in personality predicts later self-esteem development From International Journal of Behavioral Development Achieving a clear view of one’s personality is a challenging but crucial developmental task during adolescence, which has … Continue reading

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People should trust their gut instinct about others, their impressions are usually right

Do we know when our impressions of others are valid? Evidence for realistic accuracy awareness in first impressions of personality From Social Psychological and Personality Science First impressions are important, and they usually contain a healthy dose both of accuracy … Continue reading

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Shyness negatively affects marital quality

Shyness and marriage: does shyness shape even established relationships? From Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin A key psychological question is to what extent a person’s personality determines the shape and quality of his or her social relationships. This research explores … Continue reading

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Is there a “Party” in your genes?

From: Political Research Quarterly Contrary to the long held belief that the way we identify with political parties is the result of socialization factors, this recent research suggests instead that genetics play a crucial role in shaping our attitudes. The … Continue reading

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