Sharing personal information brings people closer together. But how do you know when you’ve gone too far—or when someone else has ulterior motives?
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Exploring the weird and the wonderful in personality science
Jennifer V. Fayard Ph.D.
Research shows that certain personality traits are associated with a variety of food preferences and eating habits. What classic dishes are you eating this Thanksgiving?
Are the Big Five really all that and a bag of chips? See how they stand up to criticisms of other personality tests.
Looking for a scientifically valid way to measure your personality? Check out a test of the "Big Five" personality traits.
If our personality test results were wrong, we’d know it, right? Not necessarily. Here are some reasons we might think our results are right when they’re really not.
Why do we like personality tests so much? The reasons we like them are the same reasons we sometimes believe results that are inaccurate.
Some of the most popular personality tests have some major flaws. Can you trust your results?
Jennifer Fayard, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Psychology at Ouachita Baptist University. She studies person perception and the relationship between personality traits and emotional experience.