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Identical twins raised apart in Korea and US have similar personality traits but different IQs

  • A study that looked into the different factors that affect human development compared the characteristics of a woman who grew up in South Korea to that of her twin sister, who was raised in the U.S.
  • The sisters were born in Seoul in 1974, but were separated from each other at the age of 2 after one of them got lost at a market and was eventually adopted by American parents.
  • The twin who grew up in Korea described living in a loving and harmonious household, while the one who lived in the U.S. shared an upbringing with regular conflict and the eventual divorce of her adoptive parents.
  • Published in the journal Personality and Individual Differences, the study found that the twins somehow developed similar personality traits but significantly different IQ levels.

A pair of identical twins who grew up in separate countries have somehow developed similar personality traits but significantly different IQ levels, a recent study has found.  

In the study published in the journal Personality and Individual Differences, researchers from Kookmin University in Seoul and California State University compared the characteristics of a woman who grew up in South Korea to that of her sister, who was raised in the U.S. 

What the Color of Luxury Cars Say About the Rich People That Drive Them

While many people are under the assumption that exotic luxury cars are usually brightly colored with hues like red, yellow or orange, the truth is that the majority of luxury cars are either silver, grey or white.

Of course the color tones of luxury cars are rarely given generic names; instead they are given names that evoke emotion like “arctic,” “diamond” or “fog” to represent sophistication and elegance, according to Bloomberg.

What Your Sleeping Position Says About Your Personality

Sleeping is one of the most interesting psychological experiences human beings go through on a day-to-day basis. Sleep patterns reveal fascinating information about any given sleeper and can grant greater insight into the mental functionality of the individual.

One of the most studied sleep patterns researchers look at it, is the position in which sleepers feel most comfortable dozing off.