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Unformatted text preview: THE NORMAN FIVE-FACTOR TAXONOMY OF PERSONALITY TRAITS (Below are the factors and to their right a general description of the trait qualifies they represent. Indented beiow these are low-end to high-end polarity representations of some example of sub-traits subsumed under each factor.) Factor names Openness Conscientiousness Extraversion Agreeableness Neuroticism Scale dimensions appreciation for art. emotion. adventure. unusual ideas. imagination. curiosity. and variety of experience. l.E.: artistically insensitive H artistically sensitive unreflective. narrow H intellectual crude. boorish H polished. refined. simple. direct H imaginative ‘ a tendency to show self-discipline. act dutifully. and aim for achievement. planned rather than spontaneous behavior. ‘ careless H tidy undependable H responsible unscrupulous H sanpulous quitting. fickle H persevering energy. positive emotions. surgency (= dominance. self- confidence. competitiveness, outgoingness. & decisiveness) and the tendency to seek stimulation and the company oi others. silent H talkative secretive H frank. open cautioua H adventurous reclusive H sociable a tendency to be compassionate and cooperative rather than suspicious and antagonist towards others. irritable H good-natured jealous H not jealous headstrong H mild. gentle negativistic H cooperative a tendency to experience unpleasant emotions easily, such as anger, anxiety. depression. or vulnerability; sometimes- called Emotional Instability. poised H nervous. tense calm H anxious composed H excitable not hypochondriacal H hypochondriacal 82.! ...
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