The Big Five personality traits and what they mean to psychologists
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It describes people who enjoy the arts and new experiences. Possible facets:
People that score high on this are organized, methodical and tend to keep going and going. Possible facets:
This is about the degree of sociability, and one's source of energy and excitement. Possible facets:
It describes people that are tolerant, honest and get along well with others. Possible facets:
People who score high on this are vulnerable to frequent strong negative emotions. Possible facets:
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Conscientious people are committed to plans and ensure they carry them out accurately. They consider the wisdom of their decisions for the long-term.
They are essential for strategic planning but can be too rigid.
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