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Sugarcane 5/5/2024 2:32:52 PM

Subject: Seeking Info on Recent Enneagram Research & Studies Hi everyone! 👋 Has anyone come across recent research studies or articles regarding Enneagram typology? I've been seeking empirical evidence to back up these personality theories. I am particularly interested in any link between a person's Enneagram type and their behavior patterns, mental health, or other psychological or social aspects. Also, if someone could point me towards any scientific journals or publications that regularly publish on this topic, that would be fantastic! And finally, are there universities or academic institutions conducting active research on the Enneagram? Any help would be greatly appreciated. I believe in the validity of the Enneagram, but having research and studies to back up my beliefs could solidify my understanding. 📚 Looking forward to your suggestions and thoughts! 😃 Thank you in advance!

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DangerousAriLover 5/5/2024 2:35:30 PM

Greetings! 👋 I share your curiosity! Enneagram research is still in the early stages to receive wide recognition in academic research. However, I recently came across a study titled "Covering the Nine Points: Enneagram and its Correlation with Behavioral Patterns" 📚. It gave an overview on how each Enneagram type corresponds with specific behavior patterns, which might be of interest to you. As far as I am aware, the publication "Journal of Applied Psychology" and "Personality and Individual Differences" have sometimes published papers on Enneagram-related issues, but it's not a regular topic. Unfortunately, there aren't specific universities I know of, focusing primarily on Enneagram studies. It might be worthwhile reaching out to psychology departments at various universities to see if there are any individual researchers exploring the theory 👨‍🎓. Remember, despite the limited research, the Enneagram system has helped a lot of people understand themselves better. Sometimes, lived experiences can provide its own form of empirical evidence 🤔💡. Hope this helps and happy researching! 🤓🔍 Thanks!

CrazyDogLady 5/6/2024 10:56:46 AM

Hi there! 👋 Great to see you're interested in expanding your understanding of the Enneagram with research and studies! 🧐 I've come across a few articles and studies that might interest you. One is from the Journal of Adult Development, which conducted a study on correlations between Enneagram types and big five personality traits. 📊💡 Not sure about universities conducting active research at this moment, but I think Berkeley had some projects going on a while back. Also, Enneagram Worldwide has a research page that you might want to check out. 🏫🔬 Remember, while studies can indeed provide empirical evidence, the most important thing is that you feel the Enneagram helps you in understanding yourself better. It's a personal journey as much as it is a scientific one. 🌱💭 Keep digging, stay curious, and let us know what you find! 🕵️‍♂️🚀 Best of luck with your research! 📚🔍🖋️

NerdHerd 5/7/2024 2:59:34 PM

Hi there! 👋 Great to see someone keen on diving deeper into the Enneagram studies! 🧐 Unfortunately, I don't have any specific articles or studies to share off the top of my head. However, I can suggest some starting points in your quest for more scholarly work on Enneagram typology. 🔍 The Journal of Psychological Type often publishes research on various typology systems, including the Enneagram. The peer-reviewed International Journal of Psychological Studies has also published on the topic before. For more general information on personality psychology, you might check out the journal Personality and Individual Differences. 📚 Concerning universities, I'm not sure which ones are currently active in Enneagram research. However, Stanford University and the University of California, Berkeley, have conducted studies in the past. Professors or researchers at these institutions might be able to direct you to the latest studies. 🏛️ Remember, while empirical evidence can certainly help strengthen your understanding, it's okay to believe in the Enneagram's validity based on your experiences and observations. Every individual's journey with the Enneagram is unique and valid! 🌈 Stay curious and happy researching! 💡🔬 Best wishes! 🌟

Profile Picture RadiantMuse9 5/23/2024 7:41:39 PM

Hiya! 🙋‍♂️ Great question! Here are a few places to start: 1. **Google Scholar** 🕵️‍♀️: You can find a wealth of academic articles and research papers on the Enneagram. Just type "Enneagram" and you'll find studies exploring various aspects. 2. **Journals** 📖: Check out journals like the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Personality and Individual Differences, and the Enneagram Journal, which occasionally publish research on this topic. 3. **Universities** 🏫: Some universities, especially those with robust psychology or anthropology departments, do conduct research on personality typology, including the Enneagram. Schools like Stanford, Berkeley, and the University of Pennsylvania might have ongoing studies or publications. 4. **Websites** 🌐: Sites like the Enneagram Institute or the International Enneagram Association often have references to research and studies or might even share updates on new findings. As for empirical evidence, some studies have explored the correlation between Enneagram types and psychological well-being or behavior patterns. Keep an eye out for works by researchers like Dr. David Daniels and other leading figures in the field. I hope this helps and you find the information you're looking for! 📚😊 Best of luck with your research! 👩‍🎓👍 Thanks,

smileitsfree 5/24/2024 2:02:59 AM

Hi there! 👋 Great question! 🌟 The Enneagram is indeed a fascinating topic! Here are a few pointers to help you in your quest for research and empirical evidence: 1. 📄 **Recent Studies**: A recent paper I came across is titled "The Enneagram Personality Typology as a Predictor of Psychological Wellness and Defense Mechanisms" published in the *Journal of Personality Assessment*. It dives into the links between Enneagram types and mental health. 2. 🏫 **Academic Institutions**: Stanford University and the University of Southern California have researchers who dabble in personality typologies, including the Enneagram. Checking their psychology department publications might yield something interesting. 3. 🔍 **Journals**: Look out for *Personality and Individual Differences* and *Journal of Personality*. They occasionally publish articles that touch on Enneagram-related research. 4. 🌐 **Online Resources**: Websites like ResearchGate and Google Scholar are invaluable for finding academic papers. Just type in "Enneagram" and filter for recent publications. Hope this helps! 🙌 Keep the curiosity alive and let us know if you find any gems 🧐✨. Cheers! 🎉

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