Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxic > Health-in-Motion 23 May 2017 Your personality may, in part, depend on the shape of your brain Your personality may, in part, depend on the shape of your brain. An international team of researchers has recently found some interesting connections between the structure of the cortex (the outer layer of the brain) and major personality traits. They discovered that people with a thinner cortex which had a greater area and an increased degree of folding tended to be more open-minded, creative and curious. Those with increased thickness, but reduced area and folding in some parts of the cortex where more prone to neuroticism and mental disorders. 0 More: Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxicHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Fitness Want to get stronger? Stop ignoring these muscles in your workout Diet and nutrition You won’t believe these 6 health benefits of homemade chocolate cake Diet and nutrition Breakfast vs. dinner: Which meal is mightier? Lifestyle Do these sleep myths really work to get you to bed? Medical Why gum disease can affect so much more than your oral health Sex Can you burn kilojoules while having an orgasm? From our sponsors Dementia and Incontinence: what you need to know Tell-tale signs you need a mattress upgrade Keen to win a R2 000 voucher? Good health begins in your gastrointestinal tract Live healthier Looking younger » Can maple leaves help you look younger? New research has found that maple leaf extract can help you look years younger. Killer foods » Wild mushrooms a 'silent killer' Health practitioners are warning people to stay away from wild mushrooms.