Activity in the medial prefrontal cortex not only produces fear in the neurotic, but is also a powerful creative force, according to the researchers, who explain their theory in the journal Trends in Cognitive Sciences.Unhappiness and creativity go hand-in-hand because the part of the brain responsible for self-generated thought is highly active in neuroticism, which yields both of the trait's positives - creativity - and negatives - misery.– Anita*I came in with a girlfriend freshman year, which I ended up regretting.Had a couple of hook-ups, didn’t regret them at all but they weren’t anything special.I’ve been in five relationships in my four years of college — one of them was five days so I’m not sure if it counts — and between those relationships, I’ve hooked up with 34 girls by my definition of hooking up.
– Sarah*Hooking up does seem fun, but I prefer the consistency and dependability of always having someone who will be there at the end of the day.
Then I had a friend-with-benefits who I dated on and off.
I wasn’t that into it and I didn’t want to be in a relationship.
Their answers span the entire relationship spectrum, proving that attitudes towards college relationships are diverse and changing. Everyone at college is afraid of losing touch after graduation, so taking a chance on keeping someone around in a serious way is scary.
But I'm really excited about love and believe in it all.
People who score high on neuroticism in personality tests tend to have negative thoughts and feelings of all types, struggle to cope with dangerous jobs, and are more likely to experience psychiatric disorders within their lifetime.