A Neurotransmitter Basis for Eysenck's Theory of Personality

  title={A Neurotransmitter Basis for Eysenck's Theory of Personality},
  author={David Lester},
  journal={Psychological Reports},
  pages={189 - 190}
  • D. Lester
  • Published 1 February 1989
  • Psychology
  • Psychological Reports
A physiological basis for Eysenck's theory of personality is proposed which is different from those bases suggested by Eysenck himself. Psychoticism, neuroticism and extraversion are associated with varying levels of dopamine, serotonin, and norepinephrine, respectively. 

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