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Unformatted text preview: what I know him to be. Applying this situation to the five factor model, my friend would originally be high in Extraversion, high in Conscientiousness, high in Agreeableness, low in Neuroticism, and high in Openness. But in any situation that involves alcohol, the model changes. When alcohol is involved, conscientiousness and agreeableness changes from high to low and neuroticism goes from low to high. I wouldnt say that alcohol is a problem to researchers, because the affects of alcohol are easily recognized. Most people would expect that drunk people have a harder time making the right decisions and to be more stubborn. I think what would make for interesting research would be the affect of alcohol on different types of personalities. It would be interesting to see if a generally happy person would make the same choices as a generally depressed person....
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- Spring '08