How motivated are you? Depends on your personality

For some people, neither the carrot nor the stick will serve as a motivational tool

How your brain structure corresponds to personality

Psychological scientists have found that the size of different parts of people’s brains correspond to their personalities; for example, conscientious people tend to have a bigger lateral prefrontal cortex, a region of the brain involved in planning and controlling behavior.

Seeking happiness? Remember the good times, forget the regrets

People who look at the past through rose-tinted glasses are happier than those who focus on negative past experiences and regrets.

Extraverted? That may influence how your brain makes choices

Extraversion does not just explain differences between how people act at social events. How extraverted you are may influence how the brain makes choices — specifically whether you choose an immediate or delayed reward, according to a study.

Personality not set by 30, but can change through life

Do peoples’ personalities change after 30?

Personality predicts success in medical school

Conscientiousness breeds continued success, while extraverts fare well in later years