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Archive for the 'Bernie Sanders' Category


Summary: The Personal Electability Index (PEI) rates Joe Biden as more competitive than Bernie Sanders in the Democratic primary and in a general election matchup against Donald Trump.


Feb 4th, 2020

Summary: A vote-reporting debacle has delayed results in the 2020 Iowa caucuses. In the absence of results in the hours after the caucuses, Google Analytics offers a hint of public interest in Democratic presidential contenders.



Summary: Aubrey Immelman, Ph.D., director of the Unit for the Study of Personality in Politics, projects Donald Trump will win the 2020 U.S. presidential election, employing the Personal Electability Index (PEI), which has accurately predicted the outcome of every presidential election since 1996 before Super Tuesday.



Summary: The Unit for the Study of Personality’s Presidential Election Index (PEI), which has accurately predicted the outcome of every presidential election since 1996, predicts that Joe Biden will be a stronger candidate than Beto O’Rourke in a general election matchup with Donald Trump.



Summary: Psychological profiles of China’s President Xi Jinping and Democratic presidential candidates in the 2020 U.S. presidential election, including Vice President Joe Biden, Mayor Pete Buttigieg, Sen. Kamala Harris, Sen. Amy Klobuchar, Rep. Beto O’Rouke, Sen. Bernie Sanders, and Sen. Elizabeth Warren.



Summary: Psychological assessments of U.S. presidents and presidential candidates, world leaders, and rogue or terrorist leaders conducted at the Unit for the Study of Personality in Politics.



Summary: A psychological analysis of Vermont senator Bernie Sanders — a contender for the Democratic nomination in the 2016 presidential election — by Catherine Lundstrom, Hanae Nakamoto, Jacob Wankel, Christian Grande, Joe Trenzeluk, Atarah Pinder, and Aubrey Immelman, Ph.D., at the Unit for the Study of Personality in Politics, revealed that Sanders’s primary personality patterns are Dominant/controlling and Contentious/resolute, with secondary Ambitious/confident features. In summary, Sanders’s personality composite can be characterized as a “deliberative nonconformist.”