The Big Five personality traits and what they mean to psychologists
It describes people that are tolerant, honest and get along well with others. Possible facets:
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A recent study has shown that open-minded individuals tend to be more creative and willing to have new experiences.
The result led to the idea that this kind of people have the t...
A recent study has come to the conclusion that open-minded persons possess the ability to focus on different things at the very same moment.
Even if there are distractions around them, these individuals still manage to concentrate and see everything that is going on in the room and, so, they are less prone to the so-called 'inattentional blindness'.
Research has proven that individuals' personality plays an essential role in the way they perceive the world.
Therefore, it is very probable that our perception of the world changes at the same time with our personality.
While we often talk about personality, psychologists disagree on what exactly constitutes personality.
Personality is then broadly defined as the characteristic patterns of thoughts, feelings, and behaviours that originate within the person and make a person unique. It is what makes you, you.
Many of us think our personality is fixed and unchangeable.
But according to a recent study, while our early personalities may provide a baseline, they are pliable as we age
Thinking of personality as fixed could leave us feeling like we can never grow or dismiss people with certain qualities, believing that change isn't possible. However, we don't simply change our personalities in random ways. The relationship among all of our personality traits seems to be more consistent.
If someone was really conscientious but slightly disagreeable, they might keep that personality profile as they age, even if their other traits changed a bit.
Personality seems to change cumulative over our lifespan and likely happens in response to our life experiences. Therefore our personalities are a mix of stable and unstable.