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‘Arrested Development’ & the Four Temperament Types

You're a rich girl, and you've gone too far
'Cause you know it don't matter anyway
You can rely on the old man's money
You can rely on the old man's money
It's a bitch girl but it's gone too far
'Cause you know it don't matter anyway
Say money, but it won't get you too far
Get you too far -- 'Rich Girl,' Hall & Oates

Although fictional characters never ring completely true to a specific temperament or personality type, many of the characters in the 'Arrested Development' sitcom line up well with the Helen Fisher model.

Arrested Development follows the drama of the dysfunctional and formerly wealthy Bluth family that lives in one of their shoddily-built model homes in California. The show had a bit of a cult following.

Fisher is an anthropologist who believes people express styles of thinking and behaving or various personality traits through the filter of four brain systems: dopamine, serotonin, testosterone and estrogen. […]

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