TITLE

Picking Personalities

AUTHOR(S)
Sparks, John
PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Newsweek (Pacific Edition);1/17/2005 (Pacific Edition), Vol. 145 Issue 3, p44
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the old and new ways that are used to determine a person's personality. Description of written tests and how they work; Way that brain scans can provide information on a person's personality.
ACCESSION #
15676018

 

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