Tagged: George W. Bush

George W. Bush addresses the nation subsequent to the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

Theories on personality pan out

Editor’s note: In the past year, Times columnist Aubrey Immelman has argued that presidential candidates’ personality profiles serve as useful predictors of their performance in...

President George W. Bush address to the nation and joint session of Congress, Sept. 20 (Eric Draper, public domain)

George W. Bush

A psychological analysis of U.S. president George W. Bush revealed that Bush’s primary personality patterns are Outgoing/gregarious and Dominant/controlling, complemented by secondary Dauntless/adventurous features and minor Ambitious/confident and Accommodating/cooperative tendencies. In summary, Bush’s personality composite can be characterized as a “high-dominance extravert.”