Category Archives: Anything/Everything-Temperament

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TEMPERAMENT, PARENTING AND THE NON-SHARED ENVIRONMENT PART II

ARE THE REAL EFFECTS OF PARENTING LOST IN THE NON-SHARED ENVIRONMENTAL BLACK HOLE? The major role of genes in development is incontrovertible.  That I think, is nature’s gift to the newborn, the baby and the developing child.  Parents don’t teach … Continue reading

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Temperament, parenting, and the so-called “non-shared environment” PART I

PART I:  THE MYSTERIOUS NON-SHARED ENVIRONMENT In the prestigious journal, Science,* researchers informed us in 1990 that  “On multiple measures of personality and temperament, occupational and leisure-time interests, and social attitudes, monozygotic twins reared apart are about as similar as … Continue reading

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The “Highly sensitive Person”: Hero, hype or a work in progress?

The Highly Sensitive Person in the beginning In 1996 and 1997 Elaine Aron wrote a popular book entitled The Highly Sensitive Person and published a lengthy journal article about this personality type and its measurement scale.* ** The  27 question … Continue reading

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Testosterone, temperament and one more scary story

From December of 2012 to March of 2013 this blog ran a series of increasingly gloomy reports about male anatomy, male testosterone and changes in the behavior of boys and men.  Summing this, the December blog reported evidence for possible … Continue reading

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Temperament: Men, Testosterone, Wide Faces and Hockey Players

In case “Men, testosterone, wide faces and hockey players” seems like too much in one title, lets look back on past blog findings.  About a year ago I reported Successful CEOs:  Wide faces or Extraversion?:  The first study in that … Continue reading

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