Partial index of psychological studies of U.S. presidents and presidential candidates, foreign leaders, and leading terrorist figures conducted at the Unit for the Study of Personality in Politics.
Category: 2004 Presidential Election
Summary: Political personality and leadership style of 2004 Republican presidential candidate George W. Bush.
Summary: Sen. John Kerry’s primary personality pattern is Ambitious/confident, with secondary features of the Dominant/asserting and Dauntless/adventurous patterns.
Summary: Psychological analysis of former New Jersey governor Chris Christie — a contender for the Republican nomination in the 2016 and 2024 U.S. presidential election — revealed that Christie’s primary personality pattern is Dominant/controlling, supplemented by secondary Ambitious/confident and Dauntless/adventurous patterns and subsidiary Outgoing/congenial and Contentious/resolute features — a personality composite best described as a “high-dominance, self-confident, risk-taking extravert.”
Summary: Psychological profiles of candidates in the 2004 U.S. presidential election, including President George W. Bush, Vice President Dick Cheney, and Democratic challenger Sen. John Kerry.