Tagged: Atarah Pinder

Bernie Sanders

Summary: A psychological analysis of Vermont senator Bernie Sanders — a contender for the Democratic nomination in the 2016 presidential election — by Catherine Lundstrom, Hanae Nakamoto, Jacob Wankel, Christian Grande, Joe Trenzeluk, Atarah Pinder, and Aubrey Immelman, Ph.D., at the Unit for the Study of Personality in Politics, revealed that Sanders’s primary personality patterns are Dominant / controlling and Contentious / resolute, with secondary Ambitious / confident features. In summary, Sanders’s personality composite can be characterized as a “deliberative nonconformist.”

Jeb Bush

Summary: A psychological analysis (conducted summer 2015) of former Florida governor Jeb Bush — a contender for the Republican nomination in the 2016 presidential election — by Atarah Pinder and Aubrey Immelman, Ph.D., at the Unit for the Study of Personality in Politics, revealed that Walker’s predominant personality pattern is Conscientious / dutiful and Retiring / aloof, with secondary Dominant / asserting features — a personality composite best characterized as a “conscientious, forceful introvert.”

Ted Cruz

Summary: A psychological analysis of Texas senator Ted Cruz — a contender for the Republican nomination in the 2016 presidential election — by Atarah Pinder and Aubrey Immelman, Ph.D., at the Unit for the Study of Personality in Politics, revealed that Cruz’s primary personality pattern is Dominant / forceful, with secondary Ambitious / confident and Dauntless / Adventurous features and less prominent Outgoing / congenial and Contentious / resolute tendencies. In summary, Cruz’s personality composite can be characterized as a “risk-taking, confident controller.”