Our personality and perception of the world

Research has proven that individuals' personality plays an essential role in the way they perceive the world. 

Therefore, it is very probable that our perception of the world changes at the same time with our personality.

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Open-minded people have a different visual perception of reality

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A recent study has come to the conclusion that open-minded persons possess the ability to focus on different things at the very same moment. 

Even if there are distractions around them, these individuals still manage to concentrate and see everything that is going on in the room and, so, they are less prone to the so-called 'inattentional blindness'.

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A recent study has shown that open-minded individuals tend to be more creative and willing to have new experiences. 

The result led to the idea that this kind of people have the tendency to come up with creative solutions as well as being more flexible when working in an environment where there are several distractions.

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Pablo Picasso

"Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not."

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People with creative personalities really do see the world differently

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The concept of creativity

The main idea to the concept of creativity is that some people see more possibilities than others.

  • One way creativity is measured is by using divergent thinking tasks where you are required to produce as many uses as possible from simple objects.
  • The aspect of our personality that appears to direct our creativity is called 'openness to experience.'
  • The curiosity of people high in openness may lead them to see more than the average person.

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Creative people do actually see the world differently. Here's why

weforum.org

People who invest are those who love the risk, trade frequently and have enough confidence to think they will beat the market.

A 2011 study found out that most investors underperform, namely 82%, because they were trading instinctively rather than strategically.

Advice: Continue to educate yourself, limit your trades to the amount you could afford to lose and try to act for your long-term financial benefits.

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The 5 Financial Personality Types

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