Merrick Rosenberg

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What Your Favorite Pizza Topping Says About Your Personality

Phil is an Editor at LittleThings. He loves writing and the outdoors. You can often find him at the movies or the park.<p>When it came to pizza nights …

6 Experiences That Can Actually Change Your Personality

Are you an introvert or an extrovert? Are you high strung or laid back? Do you like new experiences or do you shy away from change? These are all …

Feel more fun in French? Your personality can change depending on the language you speak

In the book <i>Me Talk Pretty One Day</i>, humorist David Sedaris recounts learning to speak French as an adult under a vicious instructor. Fumbling in his attempts to master the new tongue, he feels powerless and vulnerable—almost like a different person entirely.<p>Anyone who’s taken on the challenge of …

A guide for the 'all about me' generation

Revealing your quirks, preferences and traits formally to colleagues can help you when it comes to working together, but those adopting the practice warn against sharing too much.<p>Ivar Kroghrud spent six years as an officer in the Norwegian navy during the 1990s and every August he found himself …

What do different shapes of eyebrows say about personality?

Eyebrows are one of the first few things we notice when we see someone’s face. Back in the days in China, to have a thick, smooth and long eyebrow …

Can You Blend in Anywhere? Or Are You Always the Same You?

There are those people — you know who you are — who always know just what to say, and how to behave, and what to wear, no matter where they are or …

The Most Powerful Personality Trait You May Never Have Heard Of

The flashier personality traits—narcissism, neuroticism and extraversion—get a lot of attention in the popular literature. But there’s a quieter trait that may be even more powerful: <i>Intellectual humility</i>, which, as the name suggests, refers to our capacity to be humble about our own intellect, to …

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What Your Face, Smell, and Walk Say About Your Personality, According to Science | Inc.com

We've all heard that first impressions are incredibly hard to shake. Experts often say that's because of cognitive biases that make it hard for people to change their opinions once they've formed them. But new science suggests another possible cause for the durability of these initial opinions -- …

Psychology

What does your profile picture say about you? - Quiz

<b>Are your Facebook and Twitter profile pictures giving away more than you think? To find out, answer the two questions below:</b><p><b>1. How often do you change your profile picture on Facebook?</b> (a) Once a year or less, (b) several times a year, or (c) at least once a month?<p><b>2. Is your Twitter profile</b> (a) a …

Personality

Which Personality Does Your Cat Have?

Stereotypes about cats and their personalities abound—calicos are feisty, orange tabbies are laid back. The Cat Fanciers’ Association has even put …

Introverts Rock at Networking

That’s right, I said it. Introverts rock at networking. It’s true. Introverts can actually be better at networking than extroverts.<p>Shocked, are you? …

Personality

Study Says Having a “Type” Actually Just Means You're Sheltered AF

Ever take a trip down memory lane and realize that all the women you’ve ever dated have an uncanny resemblance to one another? Or weirdly have the …

Are You a Social Chameleon or a Zebra?

Are you the kind of person who blends in with the crowd, who changes persona to meet the needs of the situation? A social chameleon? Or, are you the …

Why 'betas' are better bosses: 3 reasons why this personality type makes the best manager

Bad bosses come in different forms. Some demand all your time. Some you fear asking for a raise. And then there are those who make life a living hell.<p>…

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This Is Why Narcissists Make Friends With Other Narcissists

When it comes to personality traits, we like others who reflect ourselves.<p>Most people agree about which personality traits they find desirable in others. Kindness? Definitely. Agreeableness? Yes, please. Narcissism? Not so much.<p>Apparently, the only people who can actually tolerate narcissists are …

12 Funny Tweets That Sum Up Life As A Sensitive Person

"Is crying a sport?"<p>Let’s hear it for highly sensitive people.<p>These individuals typically feel more deeply, worry over making decisions and are averse to criticism. They’re also notorious for crying, whether they’re happy, sad, angry or excited.<p>Experts say the highly sensitive trait affects about …

The longest personality study ever shows that your personality may completely change throughout life

Imagine you've reached the fine age of 77 and you hear news of a school reunion. You're going to have the chance to meet up with several of your former classmates who you haven't seen since you were fourteen-years-old. They'll look a lot different, of course, but what about their personality? Will …

10 illustrations that sum up what life is like for introverts

Being an introvert in an extrovert world is hard.<p>When "friendly" is defined as outgoing and talkative, people who prefer to spend time alone or think through what they want to say before speaking often get left behind.<p>Maureen "Marzi" Wilson finally gives introverts their (somewhat reluctant) moment …

There Are 4 Personality Types. Here's How Each Will Lead to Great Success (or Massive Failure) | Inc.com

It never fails. Whenever I'm asked to do a client intervention to help diffuse a conflict of some sort, the first thing I do is have the parties involved take a personality inventory.<p>I'm doing this because 90 percent of the time, I find, conflicts are due to how we are wired at our very core. Our …

Your Birth Order Determines Your Personality? This Interesting Theory Explains How

Your older sibling takes on the role of your parents too often, or your friend, who is an only child thinks the world revolves around them? Why is it …

123 Ideas For Character Flaws

According to Oxford English Dictionaries, a character flaw is ‘a fault or weakness in a person’s character’.<p><b>Character Flaws</b><p>Absent-minded – …

Psychology

This Is What Your Dog’s Breed Says About You

1. Toy dogs (Chihuahuas, Yorkies, Poodles, and Pugs)<p>CJ Foeckler/Getty Images<p>Though Chihuahua-toting Hollywood starlets may not be the first group you’d think of as being the sharpest crayons in the box, people who own toy dogs are more likely to be intelligent. They also earn high marks for being …

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Personality changes throughout life

People’s personalities are not set in stone by the age of 30, contrary to popular and professional beliefs, new research suggests.<p>In fact, the old …

Here's How Your Personality Type Affects Your Decision Making At Work

“By the time you’re 30 years old, you’ve probably noticed there is a relationship between your strengths and weaknesses at work,” said executive coach Delynn Copley of the Copley Group in our recent interview. “Everyone has a set of gifts and talents, and they are often directly related to how we …

Psychology

How to Be Good at Managing Both Introverts and Extroverts

As the boss, your goal is to have all your employees operating at their peak level of energy, efficiency, and motivation—which can be a challenge when it comes to leading a team comprised of introverts and extroverts. How do you manage these vastly different personalities and work preferences? How …

Questions that truly reveal someone’s personality and capabilities

People are like onions.<p>We show our best selves on the skin, hoping to get people to like us. To accept us.<p>We put on makeup. We dress up …

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It's nature, not nurture: personality lies in genes, twins study shows

Nature rather than nurture is responsible for creating your personality, according to a study of twins which found that character is something you are born with.<p>Genes play a greater role in determining key personality traits like social skills and learning ability than the way we are brought up by …

Genetics

The Psychology of Personality

The issue of what makes each of us unique is what lies behind the field of personality psychology. Psychologists specializing in this area have …

Psychology

Personality Can Change Over A Lifetime, And Usually For The Better

Why do people act the way they do? Many of us intuitively gravitate toward explaining human behavior in terms of personality traits: characteristic patterns of thinking, feeling and behaving that tend to be stable over time and consistent across situations.<p>This intuition has been a topic of fierce …

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