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Searching for Biological Markers of Personality: Are There Neuroendocrine Markers of Anxiety?

Antonio Armario; Roser Nadal;
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  • Published: 20 Mar 2013
  • Publisher: InTech
  • Country: Spain
The existence of stable individual differences in cognitive and emotional capabilities both in animals and humans is well-accepted. The theories of personality assume that such individ‐ ual differences can be categorized and that the richness of individual differences in humans would be the result of the combination of differences in a few underlying personality fac‐ tors. The most accepted contemporary theory is that of “Big Five” [1] that consider five high‐ est order factors: neuroticism, extraversion, openness, agreeableness and conscientiousness. However, the nature of some of the putative factors is still a matter of dispute in the differ‐ ent theories. Wi...
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