Personality Neuroscience and the Biology of Traits

@article{DeYoung2010PersonalityNA,
  title={Personality Neuroscience and the Biology of Traits},
  author={Colin G. DeYoung},
  journal={Social and Personality Psychology Compass},
  year={2010},
  volume={4},
  pages={1165-1180}
}
  • C. DeYoung
  • Published 1 December 2010
  • Psychology
  • Social and Personality Psychology Compass
Personality neuroscience involves the use of neuroscience methods to study individual differences in behavior, motivation, emotion, and cognition. Personality psychology has contributed much to identifying the important dimensions of personality, but relatively little to understanding the biological sources of those dimensions. However, the rapidly expanding field of personality neuroscience is increasingly shedding light on this topic. This article provides a survey of progress in the use of… 
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