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Adrian Furnham was born in Port Shepstone in the Union of South Africa. It was the major center of the South Coast of Natal, the home of the Zulu. It had Norwegian, British, and German settlers in the nineteenth century. There was a German church near Oslo Beach. His grandmother joined the Sons of England who met in a shop owned by a Swiss business man. His neighbors were Poles; his mother worked for a Russian doctor who changed his name from Rittenski to Ritten. It was a place of displaced people: of people rejoicing their good fortune with respect to standard of living but very homesick for another place and its people.
Furnham’s father was a newspaper man: printer and publisher; his mother a nurse. Like both of his parents, Furnham was an only child. He believes that he got his impulsiveness from his mother and his love of books from his father. He believes that he looks more like his father but has more of his mother’s (and maternal grandfather’s) body shape. Furnham...
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- Furnham, A., Eysenck, H., & Saklofske, D. (2008). The Eysenck personality measures: Fifty years of scale development. In G. Boyle, G. Matthrews, & D. Saklofske (Eds.), Handbook of personality testing (pp. 199–218). California: Sage.Google Scholar
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