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Are Creative Teams More Effective When Their Members Vary in Agreeableness?

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If you were tasked to form a creative brainstorming team, should you pick people who are more agreeable, less agreeable, or a mix of both? Our research provides an intriguing answer.

Agreeable Personalities are More Likely to Help Strangers

Prosocial behaviors, such as willingness to help others, may be linked to specific personalities.  Based on new research published by the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, agreeableness is one of the better predictors of prosocial behavior.