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Posts tagged personality

April 12, 2019


The Genetics Behind Dog Breeds

In a preliminary report, researchers found that the personality traits we ascribe to different dog breeds have a basis in the dogs’ DNA.

August 14, 2015



Cockroaches Have Personalities and Make Choices

You probably think of them as little more than pests, but roaches actually have distinct personality types.

August 15, 2014



Facebook Wants To Get To Know You

New studies use Facebook data to reveal links between word usage and personality.

December 9, 2010


11 Things You Didn’t Know About Fish

Why do fish have fins? Does water temperature affect fish temperament? And why have scientists sent a robot to live with the fish?

October 7, 2010


Personalities: Flexible Or Set For Life?

Could it be true that are personalities are determined by the time we reach the 1st grade?

September 3, 2010


Your Personality May Be Set By 1st Grade

What were you like as a child? Chances are, your adult personality is very similar to your childhood personality.

January 18, 2010


Sheep With Personality

So how do scientists measure the success of an animal's success? Find out on this Moment of Science.

May 24, 2004


Cloning Pets

Is animal cloning for real? Find out on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003


Computer Personalities

Studies have been conducted that show that people attribute personalities to computers based on how fast and how loud they talk. And those studies show that people prefer computer-generated voices that sound like their own voices.

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