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Hogwarts Houses and Big Five Personality

In psychology there are five main traits that researchers argue make up the human personality. These traits are Conscientiousness, Agreeableness, Neuroticism, Openness, and Extraversion. Since the Hogwarts Houses are supposed to sort people based on their personalities, I decided to see if I could match combinations of these traits to the four houses. 774 more words

How (not) to store your wool...

As Karen alluded to in her last post (a super helpful tutorial!) this blog post is about Type A vs Type B personalities.

Personality Psychology is a huge area of psychology and this is not the space to dissect, or even explain, what it is about. 549 more words

Gordon Allport

Gordon Allport was born in Montezuma, Indiana but the family moved to Ohio when he was six years old. His father was a doctor and turned the family home in Ohio into a hospital, surrounding his sons and family with his patients. 240 more words


Jonathan Renshon

Jonathan Renshon is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Professor Renshon earned his B.A. in Government from Wesleyan University, M.Sc. in International Relations from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and a Ph.D. 85 more words


Quick Thoughts: Clinton's Debate Strategy

The first presidential debate was surreal, wasn’t it? I still shake my head in amazement at how it went and how the follow up discussion of it is going. 2,595 more words

Election 2016

The Truth About Why You Love Who You Love

Have you ever stopped to consider the possibility that when it comes to romance, there is an actual formula behind who you find yourself attracted to? 677 more words

Substance Abuse Disorder

Case Study 2

Diagnosis:  Substance Abuse Disorder


  • Outline the major symptoms of this disorder.
    • Substance Abuse Disorder is signified through psychological, cognitive, and behavioral indicating the individual continued use despite problems associated with substance use (American Psychiatric Association, 2013).  
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