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  • Type: NeTi
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Ooh! So this is a question I’ve been wondering about. Are there bounds around each type’s Big-5 traits? Like do all (or, say, 99.9%ish) of SiTe people fall between the 0th and 60th percentiles for openness to experience? More specifically, I’ve been wondering if it’s feasible to ask a question like, “What is the median and standard deviation of openness to experience (as percentile rankings) among SiTe people?” Then, if you find that their median is 30% and their standard deviation is 10%, you could say something like, “Pretty much all SiTe people fall between the 0th and 60th percentiles for openness to experience.” And if you were able to say that, then what type of validity would that bring along with it? (especially considering how well established the big 5 is).

 

Anyway, here are my results:

 

Extraversion – 17th percentile – very low
Agreeableness – 65th percentile – high
Conscientiousness – 39th percentile – low
Neuroticism – 6th percentile – extremely low
Openness – 75th percentile – high
The Big Five personality dimensions are broad personality traits that describe the majority of ways that people can differ from each other. What does this mean?

Each of the Big-Five personality dimensions contains several smaller “facets.” What is a facet?
Extraversion
Extraversion – 17th percentile – very low
You are very low in extraversion. Extraverts are sociable, like to take risks,and feel lots of positive emotions. The six facets of extraversion are:
Activity – 35th percentile – low
You prefer low levels of activity, such as being on the go and staying busy.
Assertiveness – 7th percentile – extremely low
There’re extremely low chances that you’ll take charge and lead others.
Cheerfulness – 45th percentile – about average
You experience about average levels of happiness, joy, and other positive emotions.
Excitement Seeking – 19th percentile – very low
You like to seek very low levels of thrills.
Friendliness – 29th percentile – low
You’re low in your desire to be around other people and show an interest in their lives.
Gregariousness – 23rd percentile – very low
You’re very low in flocking toward other people and being talkative and sociable around them.
Extraversion score not equal to the average of its facets?

Agreeableness
Agreeableness – 65th percentile – high
You are high in agreeableness. Highly agreeable people tend to do whatever it takes to have positive relationships with other people. The six facets of agreeableness are:
Altruism – 4th percentile – extremely low
You are extremely low in generally wanting to be good to other people, including helping them when they need it.
Cooperation – 93rd percentile – extremely high
There are extremely high chances that you’ll try to get along with other people.
Modesty – 80th percentile – very high
You have very high levels of modesty. Modest people don’t like to brag or show off, because those types of behaviors can be harmful to relationships.
Morality – 82nd percentile – very high
Sticking to the rules and treating everyone fairly is of very high value to you.
Sympathy – 22nd percentile – very low
You have very low levels of sympathy for other people, which includes caring about them and wanting what’s best for them.
Trust – 81st percentile – very high
You’re very high in believing that other people are generally good and not out to harm you.

Conscientiousness
Conscientiousness – 39th percentile – low
You are low in conscientiousness. Highly conscientious people are diligent, hard-working, and responsible. The six facets of conscientiousness are:
Achievement Striving – 40th percentile – low
You have low desires to work hard and get ahead.
Cautiousness – 81st percentile – very high
The odds are very low that you’ll just jump into things without really thinking them through. You spend very high amounts of time planning what to do.
Dutifulness – 47th percentile – about average
You’re about average in sticking to your word, keeping your promises, and upholding your obligations.
Orderliness – 8th percentile – extremely low
You prefer extremely low levels of cleanliness and order in your environment.
Self-Discipline – 33rd percentile – low
You have low self-discipline—which is the ability to get to work quickly, stay focused, and avoid distractions or procrastination.
Self-Efficacy – 61st percentile – high
When you need to do something, you have high ability to get it done and do it well (or maybe more accurately, you believe that your ability is high).

Neuroticism
Neuroticism – 6th percentile – extremely low
You are extremely low in neuroticism, which means that you experience extremely low levels of negative emotions, like anger, fear, and stress. The six facets of neuroticism are:
Anger – 3rd percentile – extremely low
Your levels of anger and irritability are extremely low.
Anxiety – 7th percentile – extremely low
Compared with other people, you have extremely low stress, fears, and worries about the future.
Depression – 8th percentile – extremely low
This is NOT “clinical depression.” This score simply tells you that, compared with other people, you feel extremely low amounts of sadness and like yourself to a extremely high degree.
Immoderation – 5th percentile – extremely low
You have extremely high self-control when it comes to resisting temptations; there are extremely low chances that you’ll give into your desires and binge (on shopping, eating, drinking, or whatever your vices are).

Note that self-discipline (a facet of conscientiousness) deals with your ability to focus your attention on accomplishing goals, whereas immoderation refers to your ability to resist temptations.
Self-Consciousness – 64th percentile – high
You like to draw low levels of attention to yourself, and feel high amounts of unease when interacting with others socially (especially strangers).
Vulnerability – 6th percentile – extremely low
The chances that you’ll be overwhelmed by difficult circumstances are extremely low. Notice that this is different from anxiety (which refers to general stress- and fear-proneness) and self-efficacy (a facet of conscientiousness that reflects your confidence in your ability to accomplish tasks). Vulnerability specifically refers to your propensity to feel overwhelmed by difficult situations.

Openness to Experience
Openness to Experience – 75th percentile – high
You are high in openness to experience. Openness is a broad, diffuse personality dimension with many seemingly very different facets. In general, highly open people like a variety of new experiences, whether physical, emotional, intellectual, or cultural. The six facets of openness are:
Adventurousness – 71st percentile – high
Your prefer high amounts of variety and new experiences in your life (i.e., you have high openness to new experiences).
Artistic Interests – 30th percentile – low
You have low love for art, music, and culture (i.e., you have low openness to aesthetic experiences).
Emotionality – 7th percentile – extremely low
Your attunement to your own and others’ emotions is extremely low. Whereas cheerfulness and excitement seeking (facets of extraversion) capture your propensity to feel positive emotions and neuroticism captures your propensity to feel negative emotions, emotionality refers to your overall openness to/desire to truly feel emotions.
Imagination – 86th percentile – very high
You have very high imagination (i.e., you have very high openness to experiences of the imagination).
Intellect – 90th percentile – very high
Your desire to play with ideas, reflect on philosophical concepts, and have deep discussions is very high (i.e., you have very high openness to intellectual experiences).
Liberalism – 92nd percentile – extremely high
Your political liberalism is extremely high (conversely, your political conservatism is extremely low). This is a facet of openness to experience because liberals tend to desire progressive change, whereas conservatives tend to prefer less political change.

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