The Big Five Personality Traits
One view of personality is that five basic dimensions can explain individual differences in nature. The five sizes in the big five personality theory include extraversion, openness to experience, emotional stability, agreeableness, and conscientiousness. Below are some definitions of these five personality dimensions (and examples of personality):
Extraversion refers to the extent to which a person is friendly, talkative, lively, active, and excitable. A highly extroverted person would be amicable, chatty, energetic, energetic, and emotional.
Openness to Experience Definition:
Openness to experience refers to the extent to which a person is imaginative, independent, and has a preference for variety. A person who is high in openness to experience would be a creative thinker who is independent and does not like routines.
Emotional Stability Definition:
Emotional stability refers to the extent to which a person is calm and secure. A person who is very stable emotionally would remain calm in many situations and would feel safe.
Agreeableness refers to the extent to which a person is agreeable, helpful, trusting, and cooperative. A person who is high in agreeableness would be caring, help others, trust others, and strive to be united in groups.
Conscientiousness refers to the extent to which a person is organised, careful, self-disciplined, and responsible. A person who is high in faithfulness would make an effort to be careful, organised, and accountable.