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PERSONALITY. An abstract of personal; as, the action is in the personalty, that is, it is brought against a person for a personal duty which he owes. It also signifies what belongs to the person; as, personal property.

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This research suggests that owners have a strong influence on how their pets feel and how their personalities develop and change.
He said: "I strongly believe that some professions put more emphasis on personalities. An example of this would be that of a salesman.
Cat personalities are important because a change in behavior can be the first indication of a health problem.
"There is no evidence that musical preference can change people's personalities," Charmorro-Premuzic said.
It is because permissive fathers neither let their children realise their true potentials and personalities nor do they set rules or show supremacy in rearing.
I am not referring to these well known, or less known personalities, though.
While the personality of entrepreneurs can be cast in positive and negative lights, it is essential that researchers understand the complex process through which personalities shape behavior and influence outcomes.
Psoriasis patients with type D personalities had significantly worse general, sexual, and psoriasis-related health-related quality of life, compared with psoriasis patients without type D personality (J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol.
Increasingly, marketers are trying their best to create strong personalities for their brands.
In our study ENFP, INFP, INTP, ENFJ were the most common four personalities found, where as in the study conducted by Jesee et al (26) ISTJ, ESFJ, ESTJ and ISFJ were the most common four personalities found, but in the study of Huit (27) in Indian medical student ISTJ, ISFJ, ISTP and ESTJ were the most common personalities and among non-Indian students ISTJ, ISFJ, ISTP and ESTJ were the most commonest.
Furthermore Type B personalities may have a poor sense of time schedule and can be predominately right brained thinkers.6