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Political Psychology Predicts Trump’s Behaviour

Joseph Sparks

8th February 2017

A psychological study of Trump’s behaviour, conducted at the Unit for Study of Personality in Politics, argues that Trump’s personality is impulsive and ambitious/exploitative.

Furthermore, the study also revealed that Trumps’ behaviour is infused with secondary features which include dominance and low conscientiousness. This study concludes that these behaviours point towards a personality characterised as ‘high-dominance charismatic’.

The article, outlined on the SCTimes website, uses these personality characteristics to predicts Trump’s leadership style. To read more, click here.

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Joseph Sparks

Joseph is a Subject Advisor for Psychology at tutor2u. He is an experienced Psychology & Music Teacher, Writer, Examiner and Presenter. He is currently completing a Professional Doctorate in Education and is passionate about the impact of technology on teaching and learning.

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