From Science Daily: We are faced with uncer­tainty every day. Will our invest­ments pay off? Will we get the promo­tions we are hoping for? When faced with the unknown, most people expe­ri­ence some degree of anxiety and discom­fort. Exactly how much anxiety someone expe­ri­ences during uncer­tain times depends on his or her person­ality profile. In partic­ular, it is the person­ality trait of Neuroti­cism that predicts how distressed people will be when confronted with the unknown. · Go to Uncer­tainty can be more stressful than clear nega­tive feed­back →