Summary: Psychological assessment reveals Donald Trump’s personality is Ambitious/exploitative (narcissistic), Dominant/controlling, and Outgoing/impulsive, with a high-dominance, charismatic leadership style.
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Summary: The Unit for the Study of Personality in Politics (USPP) ‘Media Tipsheet’ offers political reporters covering the 2020 U.S. presidential campaign a psychological perspective on politics.
Psychological analysis of U.S. Supreme Court justice Brett Kavanaugh conducted in response to Dr. Christine Blasey Ford’s sexual assault allegations.
Candidate News and Personality Profiles — 2020 Presidential Election Candidates
A preliminary psychological analysis of U.S. vice president Mike Pence revealed that Pence’s primary personality pattern is Conscientious/dutiful, complemented by secondary Dominant/asserting, Ambitious/confident, and Accommodating/cooperative features and a minor Outgoing/congenial tendency. In summary, Pence’s personality composite can be characterized as a “conscientious deliberator.”
Summary: A psychological analysis of former North Carolina Sen. John Edwards reveals that his primary personality patterns are Ambitious/self-serving and Outgoing/gregarious — a personality composite known as the “amorous narcissist” — with secondary features of the Dauntless/adventurous and Accommodating/cooperative patterns.
Summary: Donald Trump’s primary personality patterns are ambitious / exploitative (a measure of narcissism), and outgoing / impulsive (a measure of extraversion). Secondarily, Trump exhibits a dominant / controlling pattern, supplemented by dauntless / adventurous and contentious / resolute tendencies — a personality composite best labeled a “high-dominance charismatic.”
Summary: The Unit for the Study of Personality in Politics (USPP) ‘Media Tipsheet’ offers political reporters looking for a fresh story angle a sometimes unique, often unconventional perspective on politics.
Summary: Psychological evaluation and comparison of the 10 GOP presidential contenders in the August 6, 2015 Fox News Republican candidate debate in Cleveland, Ohio.
Obama Plan: Destroy Romney (Ben Smith and Jonathan Martin, Politico, Aug. 9, 2011) — Barack Obama’s aides and advisers are preparing to center the president’s reelection campaign on...