All About Personality

Questions of personality have vexed mankind from the dawn of personhood: can people change? How do others perceive me? What is the difference between normal and pathological behavior? One's personality is so pervasive and all-important that it presents a clinical paradox of sorts: it is hard to assess our own personality, and impossible to overlook that of others.



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Personality Tests

What's Your Personality Type?

Understand your behavior and up your satisfaction.

Extroversion

Are you outgoing or do you keep to yourself?

Optimism/Pessimism

Is your glass half-full or half-empty?

Locus of Control

Are you taking charge of your life?

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Personality Blogs

  • "What's in a Name?"

    Women, their names, and the stories they tell
  • David M. Allen, M.D.

    A Matter of Personality

    From borderline to narcissism
  • All the Rage

    Commentary on the scientific study of anger
  • Abby Sher

    Amen, Amen, Amen

    An exploration of how obsessive-compulsive disorder can be a gift
  • Cui Bono

    Human behavior unpacked
  • Jerold Kreisman, M.D.

    I Hate You, Don't Leave Me

    Inside the mind of a borderline.
  • Stephen Greenspan, Ph.D.

    Incompetence

    Of gullibility and foolishness.
  • Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, Ph.D.

    Mr. Personality

    A personality expert talks character and destiny.