Tagged: Ben Carson

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GOP Presidential Candidate Profiles, Polling, and Debates

Summary: The large number of declared and prospective Republican presidential candidates in the 2016 election cycle poses a challenge for the Unit for the Study of Personality in Politics, which aims to release psychological profiles of all debate participants prior to the first GOP debate, presented by Fox News in collaboration with Facebook Aug. 6, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio.

Ben Carson

Summary: A psychological analysis (conducted summer 2015) of retired pediatric neurosurgeon Dr. Ben Carson — a contender for the Republican nomination in the 2016 presidential election — by Hannah Hoppe and Aubrey Immelman, Ph.D., at the Unit for the Study of Personality in Politics, revealed that Carson’s most prominent personality patterns are Dominant/assertive, Ambitious/confident, and Conscientious/respectful. In summary, Carson’s personality composite can be characterized as a “confident, deliberative organizer.”