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 Medical 1 in 4 SA workers suffers from depression Lifestyle Reasons why your scalp is itchy – and how to fix it News These are the areas where you are most at risk of getting malaria News WHO warns SA is not entirely geared up for major epidemics Lifestyle ‘My birth control pills gave me a liver tumour’ – this is how it happened Lifestyle US soldier receives world's first penis and scrotum transplant From our sponsors WIN a R2 000 beauty voucher! Understanding diabetes self-management Fed up with the Phlemings? Let’s chat diabetes and erectile dysfunction Live healthier FYI » When the flu turns deadly Why the flu makes you feel so miserable Could a deadly flu strain hit SA this winter? Following an intense flu season in the US and UK, should we be worried about our own upcoming flu season? Alcohol and acne » Dagga vs alcohol: Which is worse? SEE: Why you are drinking more alcohol than you realise Does alcohol cause acne? Some foods can be a trigger for acne, but what about alcohol? Dermatologist Dr Nerissa Moodley weighs in.