Tagged: Bill Clinton

Fox News primary debate candidates

Personalities Pack GOP Debate

Summary: Psychological evaluation and comparison of the 10 GOP presidential contenders in the August 6, 2015 Fox News Republican candidate debate in Cleveland, Ohio.

A Key to Success for Obama?

Summary: From Oprah Magazine: “Boring” might not be the first adjective that comes to mind to describe President Barack Obama, but it was “No Drama Obama” who assured the nation with his steady composure and won the White House. Aubrey Immelman, Ph.D., associate professor of psychology at the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University in Minnesota, says the variable that most distinguishes Obama from the two previous presidents is conscientiousness.

Bill Clinton, pictured in 1998

Bill Clinton

Psychological analysis of U.S. president Bill Clinton revealed that Clinton’s primary personality patterns are Ambitious/self-serving and Outgoing/gregarious. In summary, Clinton’s personality composite can be characterized as a “charismatic extravert.”

Republican 2016 presidential candidates, businessman Donald Trump (L) and former Florida Governor Jeb Bush, take their places at their podiums before the start of the first official Republican presidential candidates debate of the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign in Cleveland, Ohio, August 6, 2015.

Why Donald Trump Beats Jeb Bush: The Personal Electability Index

Summary: Research conducted at the Unit for the Study of Personality in Politics under the direction of Aubrey Immelman, Ph.D., offers a political-psychological explanation for Donald Trump’s personal appeal as a candidate and Jeb Bush’s inability to consolidate his erstwhile front-runner status in the 2016 U.S. presidential election Republican primary. The Personal Electability Index has accurately predicted the outcome of every presidential election since 1996.