Personality - Detailed Descriptions of Measures

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Openness: 

This measure and its facets examines the degree to which a person is open to new ideas or new experiences A high score suggests an individual is significantly emotional, creative, and imaginative. A low score suggests that an individual is more conventional, predictable, and practical.

The Openness scores also include six related facets:

1) Artistic​

Measures the degree to which a person uses language that suggests they appreciate and enjoy the arts. A high score suggests an individual is using language that makes them appear to appreciate and enjoy the arts. A low score suggests an individual is using language that makes them appear less likely to appreciate and enjoy the arts.

 

2) Adventurous

Measures the degree to which a person uses language that suggests they enjoy and seek out adventure. A high score suggests an individual is using language that makes them appear to enjoy and seek out adventure. A low score suggests an individual is using language that makes them appear less likely to enjoy and seek out adventure.

3) Intellectual

Measures the degree to which a person uses language that suggests they are inclined toward intellectual or academic learning. A high score suggests an individual is using language that makes them appear inclined toward intellectual or academic learning. A low score suggests an individual is using language that makes them appear less inclined toward intellectual or academic learning.

 

4) Liberal

Measures the degree to which a person uses language that suggests they are socially and ideologically liberal. A high score suggests an individual is using language that makes them appear socially and ideologically liberal. A low score suggests an individual is using language that makes them appear less socially and ideologically liberal.

5) Imaginative

Measures the degree to which a person uses language that suggests they are imaginative. A high score suggests an individual is using language that makes them appear imaginative. A low score suggests an individual is using language that makes them appear less imaginative.

6) Emotionally aware

Measures the degree to which a person uses language that suggests they are conscious of and connected with their feelings and emotions. A high score suggests an individual is using language that makes them appear conscious of and connected with their feelings and emotions. A low score suggests an individual is using language that makes them appear less conscious of and connected with their feelings and emotions.

Conscientiousness: 

This measure and its facets examines the degree to which a person is reliable, organized, disciplined, and deliberate. A high score suggests an individual is significantly organized, disciplined, and deliberate. A low score suggests that an individual is more impulsive, careless, or disorganized.

Conscientiousness scores also include six related facets:

1) Self-assured​

Measures the degree to which a person uses language that suggests they are confident in themselves. A high score suggests an individual is using language that makes them appear highly confident in themselves. A low score suggests an individual is using language that makes them appear less confident in themselves.

 

2) Disciplined

Measures the degree to which a person uses language that suggests they are prone to following routines and rules. A high score suggests an individual is using language that reflects they are likely to follow routines and rules. A low score suggests an individual is using language that reflects they are less likely to follow routines and rules.

3) Ambitious

Measures the degree to which a person uses language that suggests they are ambitious or driven by the desire for achievement. A high score suggests an individual is using language that makes them appear ambitious or driven by the desire for achievement. A low score suggests an individual is using language that makes them appear less ambitious or driven by the desire for achievement.

 

4) Dutiful

Measures the degree to which a person uses language that suggests they respect expectations or authority. A high score suggests an individual is using language that makes them appear likely to respect expectations or authority. A low score suggests an individual is using language that makes them appear less likely to respect expectations or authority.

5) Cautious

Measures the degree to which a person uses language that suggests they are cautious. A high score suggests an individual is using language that makes them appear cautious. A low score suggests an individual is using language that makes them appear less cautious.

6) Organized

Measures the degree to which a person uses language that suggests they are organized and orderly. A high score suggests an individual is using language that makes them appear organized and orderly. A low score suggests an individual is using language that makes them appear less organized and orderly.

Extraversion: 

This measure and its facets examine the degree to which a person feels energized or uplifted when interacting with others. A high score suggests an individual is significantly sociable, out-going, and socially assertive. A low score suggests that an individual is more reserved, reflective, dislikes being the centre of attention.

Extraversion scores also include six related facets:

1) Sociable

Measures the degree to which a person uses language that suggests they seek out and enjoy social situations. A high score suggests an individual is using language that reflects they are likely to seek out and enjoy social situations. A low score suggests an individual is using language that reflects they are less likely to seek out and enjoy social situations.

 

2) Friendly

Measures the degree to which a person uses language that suggests they are friendly and positive when interacting with others. A high score suggests an individual is using language that makes them appear friendly and positive when interacting with others. A low score suggests an individual is using language that makes them appear less friendly and positive when interacting with others.

3) Assertive

Measures the degree to which a person uses language that suggests they are assertive and comfortable expressing their ideas and needs. A high score suggests an individual is using language that makes them appear assertive and comfortable expressing their ideas and needs. A low score suggests an individual is using language that makes them appear less assertive and comfortable expressing their ideas and needs.

4) Active

Measures the degree to which a person uses language that suggests they have a need for activity and engagement in their life. A high score suggests an individual is using language that makes them appear likely to need activity and engagement in their life. A low score suggests an individual is using language that makes them appear less likely to need activity and engagement in their life.

5) Energetic

Measures the degree to which a person uses language that suggests they have energy and enthusiasm. A high score suggests an individual is using language that makes them appear likely to have energy and enthusiasm. A low score suggests an individual is using language that makes them appear less likely to have energy and enthusiasm.

6) Cheerful

Measures the degree to which a person uses language that suggests they are happy and cheerful. A high score suggests an individual is using language that makes them appear happy and cheerful. A low score suggests an individual is using language that makes them appear less happy and cheerful.

Agreeableness: 

 

This measure and its facets examines the degree to which a person is inclined to please others. A high score suggests an individual is significantly cooperative, trusting, and well-liked. A low score suggests that an individual is more critical, demanding, and unsympathetic.

Agreeableness scores also include six related facets:

1) Generous

Measures the degree to which a person uses language that suggests they enjoy spending their time and money on others. A high score suggests an individual is using language that reflects they enjoy spending their time and money on others. A low score suggests an individual is using language that reflects they are unlikely to enjoy spending their time and money on others.

2) Trusting

Measures the degree to which a person uses language that suggests they trust people easily. A high score suggests an individual is using language that makes them appear trusting of others. A low score suggests an individual is using language that makes them appear less trusting of others.

3) Cooperative

Measures the degree to which a person uses language that suggests they take into account the needs of others. A high score suggests an individual is using language that reflects they typically take into account the needs of others. A low score suggests an individual is using language that reflects they less frequently take into account the needs of others.

4) Empathetic

Measures the degree to which a person uses language that suggests they are internalizing the feelings of others. A high score suggests an individual is using language that reflects they typically internalize the feelings of others. A low score suggests an individual is using language that reflects they less frequently internalize the feelings of others.

5) Genuine

Measures the degree to which a person uses language that suggests they are genuine and honest. A high score suggests an individual is using language that makes them appear genuine and honest. A low score suggests an individual is using language that makes them appear less genuine and honest.

6) Humble

Measures the degree to which a person uses language that suggests they are humble and modest. A high score suggests an individual is using language that makes them appear humble and modest. A low score suggests an individual is using language that makes them appear less humble and modest.

Neuroticism: 

 

This measure and its facets examine the degree to which a person expresses signs of anxiety, unhappiness, pessimism, or depression. A high score suggests an individual is significantly anxious, unhappy, pessimistic, or depressed. A low score suggests that an individual is more calm, resilient, and confident.

Neuroticism scores also include six related facets:

1) Impulsive

Measures the degree to which a person uses language that suggests they act impulsively. A high score suggests an individual is using language that makes them appear likely to act impulsively. A low score suggests an individual is using language that makes them appear less likely to act impulsively.

2) Stress-prone

Measures the degree to which a person uses language that suggests they are experiencing stress and strongly affected by it. A high score suggests an individual is using language that makes them appear affected by stress. A low score suggests an individual is using language that makes them appear less affected by stress or not affected at all.

3) Anxiety-prone

Measures the degree to which a person uses language that suggests they are experiencing anxiety and are affected by it. A high score suggests an individual is using language that makes them appear affected by anxiety. A low score suggests an individual is using language that makes them appear less affected by anxiety.

4) Agressive

Measures the degree to which a person uses language that suggests they are aggressive. A high score suggests an individual is using language that makes them appear aggressive. A low score suggests an individual is using language that makes them appear less aggressive or not aggressive at all.

5) Melancholy

Measures the degree to which a person uses language that suggests they are melancholy. A high score suggests an individual is using language that makes them appear melancholy. A low score suggests an individual is using language that makes them appear less melancholy or not melancholy at all.

6) Self-conscious

Measures the degree to which a person uses language that suggests they feel embarrassed or anxious about themselves or their skills. A high score suggests an individual is using language that makes them appear embarrassed or anxious about themselves or their skills. A low score suggests an individual is using language that makes them appear less embarrassed or anxious about themselves or their skills.

 
 
 
 
 
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