Fundamentally, the personality of a risk-tolerant organism disposes them to view the risk-reward ratio in a situation differently than to an organism higher in loss aversion. In the human laboratory, risk-tolerant people pursue monetary rewards more aggressively instead of playing it safe. This results in risk-tolerant people typically being both the biggest winners (when risky bets pay off) and the biggest losers (when risk bets blow up) in these artificial money games. Risk tolerance manifests in many real-life behaviors, as well, including the mixture of positive and negative outcomes present among the loss-averse population. … [Read more...] about Why Your Neighbor Won’t Stay-At-Home
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Over the next 30 years, dozens and then hundreds of studies were conducted into the links between personality and well-being. Although early studies focused on different sets of traits and measures, making their findings difficult to compare, researchers gradually shifted to the common currency of the Big Five traits. Then, in 2008, researchers published a comprehensive meta-analysis of this literature. Focusing on one of the most widely used measures of the Big Five, they discovered that the links between personality and well-being were even more robust than previously thought. Again, the two strongest predictors of well-being were extraversion (positively) and neuroticism (negatively). … [Read more...] about Understanding the Links Between Personality and Happiness
The social distancing rules to which we’re all trying to adhere are like a mirror image of this intervention. Now it’s the extraverts who are acting out of character, and who will likely experience decreased well-being in the coming weeks and months. Introverts, on the other hand, have been training for this moment their whole lives. … [Read more...] about Personalities That Thrive in Isolation
Alaya's version of 'Brides Today' was a mix of traditional Indian bride and today's laid back Indian bride. With a super-bronzed base accentuated with a sharp outer-edged winged liner, brown lips and monochromatic eyes, Alaya kept the look modern and relevant. For a touch of something traditional, Alaya pearled alternate white and red dots over her. eyebrows and put on a bindi at the centre of her forehead. Rather than an extravagant hairstyle, Alaya chose the good old low bun to set the look in style. … [Read more...] about Alaya F Represents The Modern Indian Bride Through Her Recent Magazine Cover And How Beautifully!