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Personality Psychology

How exactly does personality influence behavior? Learn about the traits and types of various personalities as well as the major theories of Freud, Maslow, and more.
The perfect outfit means a perfect day
How to Spot a Narcissistic Sociopath
Illustration of the 9 Enneagram types
What Is the Enneagram?
woman with laptop making a list
How Conscientiousness Affects Your Behavior
Woman reading at home with cat
What Is a Highly Sensitive Person (HSP)?
Different personality traits help make people unique
Are Personality Traits Caused by Genes or Environment?
Overachiever in the workplace
Are You an Overachiever or a High-Performer?
Relaxed type b personality
What Does It Mean to Have a Type B Personality?
Three women holding papers over their faces with different expressions drawn on
5 Components of Emotional Intelligence
Woman on cell phone looking at watch
What It Means to Have Type A Personality Traits
Sociopathic young man
How Sociopaths Are Different from Psychopaths
woman holding her hand out to the camera covering her face
9 Signs of Low Emotional Intelligence
Self-confidence
Can You Have Too Much Self-Confidence?
Woman on the computer taking a personality quiz
Reasons to Learn More About Your Personality Type
Two women embracing
What Is Emotional Intelligence?
signs you're an introvert
8 Signs You're an Introvert
Students learning
Jung's Theory of Personality and Learning Styles
Woman laughing
11 Things Introverts Want You to Know
Office manager addressing his team during morning meeting
Leadership Styles and Frameworks
Big 5 personality traits
What Are the Big 5 Personality Traits?
A man staring out the window, deep in thought
The Neo-Freudians and Their Theories
Democratic leadership
What Is Laissez-Faire Leadership? The Pros and Cons
Father teaching son right from wrong
Understanding the Role of Freud's Superego
Locus of control describes how in control people feel.
Locus of Control and Your Life
Conceptualizing the ego
Ego as the Rational Part of Personality
View of an iceberg above and below the water line
The Role of the Conscious Mind
Need for affection
Murray's Theory of Psychogenic Needs
Peaceful yoga in nature
Emotional Resilience Is a Trait You Can Develop
young smiling girl holding a man's hand
Overview of the Electra Complex in Psychology
A transformational leader inspiring group members.
Transformational Leadership: Inspire and Motivate
Lincoln's cardinal trait was honesty
The Cardinal Traits of Personality
a peak experience
Peak Experiences in Psychology
Self-report Inventory
How Self-Report Inventories Are Used in Psychology
the 4 major jungian archetypes
The 4 Major Jungian Archetypes
illustration of a hero in a cape
Characteristics and Qualities of Heroism
young person's messy room
What Does a Messy Room Say About Your Personality
an open hand reaching out to the sun
Characteristics of Ego Strength