Trait Theory By: Michael, Amber, Kenzie, Tylor, Patrick
Trait Theory <ul><li>An approach for analyzing the structure of personality by measuring, identifying, and classifying similarities and differences in personality characteristics or traits. </li></ul>
Five Factor Model <ul><li>Organizes personality traits and describes differences in personality using five categories: OCEAN </li></ul>
Openness <ul><li>Someone who is very open wants to experience and try new things. And someone who isn’t has narrow interests. </li></ul>
Conscientiousness <ul><li>Someone who is conscientious is responsible and dependable, where as someone who isn’t is very carless and impulsive. </li></ul>
Extraversion <ul><li>Someone who is very outgoing and decisive, or someone who is retiring and withdrawn. </li></ul>
Agreeableness <ul><li>A person who is considered agreeable is open to compromise and acceptance. </li></ul><ul><li>Someone who isn’t, is considered stubborn and narrow-minded. </li></ul>
Neuroticism <ul><li>If you do have this trait you are stable and not a worrier. </li></ul><ul><li>If you do not have the trait you are nervous and emotionally unstable. </li></ul>
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