Understanding the Five Personality Traits

Understanding the Five Personality Traits

1. Identify and explain (in your own words) the five personality traits that make up the Big 5 factors. Which do you predict you are highest on? Lowest?
-The five personality traits that make up the Big 5 factors are
a. Conscientiousness- meaning more of the traits you learns from your parents such as being organized, careful, disciplined.
b. Agreeableness- meaning if you’re rude, harsh, or forgiving, and courteous. If you score high in this section then your forgiving and just a good person.
c. Neuroticism- meaning if you’re emotionally stable, or you can’t handle stress. If you score low in this part your more calm and relaxed.
d. Openness- meaning you have an imagination, your curious, or you can be more down to earth and easy to get along with.
e. Extraversion- Extraversion can me mean that you’re sociable, affectionate, to quiet and shy. It depends on how you score
f. I think I will be highest on openness. Because I’m easy to get along with and down to earth.

2. Take the Big 5 personality test at (www.outofservice.com/bigfive) and print out (or copy down) your results and staple them to the back of the homework.

3. Which trait did you have the highest percentile? Lowest? Do you agree with your personality profile? Why or why not? My Highest percentile was 92% agreeableness. I am good-natured, courteous, and supportive. My lowest was openness meaning I am more down to earth and easy going. I agree 100% on my personality test. I took the test serious and the results showed similarities of how I really am. It was interesting. Not a shock at all.
4. What do you think of Freud’s conceptions of the id, ego, and superego?
Freud’s conception about the id, ego, and superego seem about right. I would have to agree with him about having different egos. We all have more then one. The ID is what we do instinctively, as ego is the reality of it, and superego pretty much keeps us sane.

5. What is a projective test? Do you think it is a good...

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