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What correlation research has been done on MBTI vs Big5?

The MBTI can be considered to be subsumed by the Big5/Five-Factor Model. McCrae and Costa examined this back in the late 1980’s. First of all, they showed that the types do not interact in a ...
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DISC correlation with Big Five personality

According to Jones and Hartley (2013), it's a test seldom mentioned in textbooks, but "used extensively in industry", more precisely in business organizations. Thee same paper also provides cross-...
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Is there a graph with extroversion-introversion score on one axis and IQ on the other?

Extraversion and IQ typically have zero correlation. In Bates and Rock (2004),we suggested that if the arousal value of the testing environment varies, this might induce a modest correlation with IQ (...
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What correlation research has been done on MBTI vs Big5?

To quote my answer to another question: The IPIP website provides measures of the Big 5. The following table from Furnham (1996) summarises some correlations across a few studies between the NEO ...
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What are some criticisms of HEXACO from the Big Five camp?

We had a discussion of the pros and cons of the HEXACO model in a recent article that draws on arguments and evidence presented by the "heavyweights" of the Big 5 (Anglim, & O'Connor, ...
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Can we be both agreeable and disagreeable at the same time?

There are two main theories of behaviour, trait theory and situationism. What you are referring to is known as situationism. A doyen of trait theory was Raymond Cattell who was the father of modern ...
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Why are most psychological studies not controlling for IQ and personality scores of their respondents?

A quick look at your reference focussed on a meta-analysis of an intervention. Evaluating interventions is mostly about estimating the mean effect of an intervention. So, even if personality or ...
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Hobbies / interests correlated with Big 5 scores?

Yes. One example is that people high in Openness to New Experiences are interested in aesthetic experiences including museums and being in nature, and novel experiences as you'd expect from the name. ...
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Can we be both agreeable and disagreeable at the same time?

Big Five is a trait theory built for the specific purpose of quantifying how people differ, i.e. the focus in on individual differences. Therefore, we need to have a reliable way of comparing two ...
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What are some criticisms of HEXACO from the Big Five camp?

Actually, McCrae does give his take on HEXACO in the aforementioned book chapter. I missed it initially because it was tucked in a paragraph that opened with a discussion of a lexical 3-factor model. ...
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Is there a Big Five personality assessment under an open-commercial license?

IPIP Scales: The IPIP scales are in the public domain: https://ipip.ori.org/ They are intended to have no restrictions on use (see https://ipip.ori.org/newPermission.htm ). See in particular, the ...
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Are psychology students more neurotic than the general population?

In general, females score higher on neuroticism and psychology students are predominantly female. In some young adult norms that I've seen in the NEO-PI-3 test manual, females score about two-thirds ...
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What correlation research has been done on MBTI vs Big5?

So far found these 2 sources: The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator: A Critical Review and Practical Guide: Book by Rowan Bayne (1997). Google-book link here (Sorry I don't have the book), check on page 24-...
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Converting Big 5 questionnaire data to Big 5 scores using R

Here are some resources that will show you how to score the Big 5 using R. The main function that I like is called scoreItems in the ...
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Canonical Literature for "Big 5" Personality Theory

I quite like Saucier & Srivastava (2015). They provide a very nice overview of the evidence for different trait models. They give you a good overview of how factor analysis and lexical studies ...
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Canonical Literature for "Big 5" Personality Theory

You should consult the BFQ with original copyright in 1993, Organizzazioni Speciali, Florence Italy (most likely with adaptation, editing and new copyright in the country in which you reside). Here ...
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Possible applications of the big five personality traits testing in human resource departments

Personality testing of (potential) employees is big business, according to the BBC: A 2014 survey of global HR professionals by CEB, one of the largest providers of online talent tests, indicated ...
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Aren't MBTI and Big 5 connected?

All personality models are related in that they are carving up the same variance into different factors, and some of the factors will overlap. Extraversion is probably the most similar trait between ...
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Is it okay to measure only a subset of the Big Five such as neuroticism and extraversion in research?

It's very common in research to only measure a subset of the Big Five. When I recently reviewed the literature on the Big Five and well-being, there were a huge number of papers that only used a ...
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ANOVA or Multiple Regression for Big 5 predicting criteria instead of SEM

You should not do median splits on continuous measures of the Big Five. Personality traits are continuous variables and generally approximately normally distributed. If you convert into categorical ...
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Big 5 personality traits means and SD

Means and SDs are going to vary based on the specific personality measure, the measurement context, and the sample. Many of the thousands of journal articles that measure Big 5 personality will report ...
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Is there an analog to the five factor model for emotion?

The recently published Atlas of personality, emotion and behaviour is possibly what you are looking for(Mobbs, 2020). Over 3,000 emotions are included in the analysis, a summary of which is below. ...
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Anxiety vs Stressfulness in the Big Five?

Your question indicates that your research indicates a close association between stress and anxiety. I've tried a few different approaches to separating these terms but with limited success. ...
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What measures are available for calculating big 5 congruence with a collection of profiles?

As https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Similarity_measure states: Cosine similarity is a commonly used similarity measure for real-valued vectors, used in (among other fields) information retrieval to ...
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How does the Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Mode Instrument relate to the Big Five?

There are a few studies that have correlated Big 5 with conflict styles. There are various terminology and measures but many use a similar set of five styles to the TKI. Antonioni (1998) is highly ...
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Are the raw scores of the NEO-PI-R normally distributed?

Generally, psychological scales that are the sum of forced-choice items exhibit skew as the mean approaches the floor or ceiling of the scale. The test manual for the NEO-PI shows the exact ...
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