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The big-five is a model of personality which posits that people's traits vary on five broad dimensions. The five factors are neuroticism, extraversion, agreeableness, conscientiousness, and openness to experience.

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Transgenderism and personality

Has any research been conducted to study how individuals may vary on personality inventories, for example, the Big Five, based on whether they are cisgender versus transgender? Broadly, inquiry may ...
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Is the Big Five universal?

Talking about this study: Schmitt, D. P., Allik, J., McCrae, R. R., & Benet-Martínez, V. (2007). The geographic distribution of Big Five personality traits: Patterns and profiles of human self-...
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What are the most often used questionnaires in psychology?

As the title says, I am wondering which questionnaires are most often used in psychology. My guess is that NEO-PI-R should be in the Top-10. One of the accompanying papers has been cited 38k times (...
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Why are civic duties part of Competence (C1) in the NEO-PI-R

In the Revised NEO Personality Inventory, one of the questions used to score C1 ("Competence"), is 35. I don't take civic duties like voting very seriously. Why ...
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Can the big five personality dimensions be trained/enhanced?

Are there established methods to, say, enhance someone's conscientiousness or agreeableness? In particular, since it seems there's evidence linking positive relationship between the big five to ...
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Is NERIS Type Explorer unscientific?

Why do people call the NERIS Type Explorer of www.16personalities.com unscientific? According to https://www.16personalities.com/articles/reliability-and-validity it provides good test-re-testing ...
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DISC vs MBTI personality types research

I Wanted to know whether there has been any research on mbti and disc personalty mapping and the correlations between them.If so can anyone link to some research papers
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How are Big 5 questionnaires made to reflect adjective-derived traits?

My understanding is that the Big 5 traits are derived from the factor analysis (PCA?) of vectors of adjectives, choosing the 5 most important factors. I guess that researchers then came up with ...
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Which items of the NEO-FFI are a subset of the NEO-PI-R?

I am currently working on a NEO-PI-R dataset that is freely available online. To my knowledge the NEO-FFI is a subset of the NEO-PI-R. I would like to run a factor analysis on the NEO-FFI. ...
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Do any personality factors reduce illusory superiority?

Apparently individuals suffering from schizotypy lack illusory superiority in one particular domain: evaluation of their affect. That is to say, neurotypicals overrate their positive affect (and ...
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Where is data on percentiles of the Big Five Inventory?

I have raw scores (e.g., sums of the relevant question scores for each measure) from the Big Five Inventory (BFI). I would like to convert these into percentiles for interpretation. Where are the data ...
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API for Big5 personality assessments?

To be clear, I don't want a tool for integrating a Big-5 test into my own app, but rather an API where I can ping with data (structured, semi-structured or unstructured) data and get back a score on ...
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Best tests or questionnaires to measure person's ability to love

What are the best methods (questionnaires/tests/etc) to measure ability to love? So far I see those Light Triad Test (described in Scientific American) Big Five personality traits (OCEAN model) - ...
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Need to conduct Exploratory Factor Analysis when using already established questionnaire for Big 5

I am working on a study where I plan to conduct Structural Equation Modeling with the Big 5 factors affecting another variable. For Big 5 I am using a questionnaire that has earlier been used by ...
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To what extent is scapegoating correlated with personality?

The Wikipedia article on scapegoating is rather thin on correlates, but has plenty of "pure" theories as to what causes scapegoating, not backed by much if any evidence, even correlational. So what ...
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How to determine percentile rankings for responses to for Big5 Mini-Markers test?

I'm writing a big 5 personality test using Big 5 Mini Markers by Saucier, as described here: http://pages.uoregon.edu/prsnlty/SAUCIER/Saucier.Minimarkers.Full.pdf Given that most markers have about 0....
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Best personality inventory for employment and resources for learning it

I am looking for different personality inventories (based on big five traits) that can be used for workplace. In addition I wanted to know where can I learn about administration of these ...
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