Category: Xi Jinping

Index of Studies Conducted at the Unit for the Study of Personality in Politics

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.


President Xi Jinping’s primary personality pattern is Dominant/controlling (a measure of aggressiveness), complemented by secondary Conscientious/respectful-dutiful and Ambitious/confident (narcissistic) patterns. A potential distrusting tendency awaits empirical confirmation.


Summary: Website ( on the psychology of politics, focusing on the role of leader personality in the realm of politics, including campaigns, elections, and executive leadership style.