This theory uses descriptors of common language and therefore suggests five broad dimensions commonly used to describe the human personality and psyche.
The five factors have been defined as openness to experience, conscientiousness, extraversion, agreeableness, and neuroticism, often represented by the acronyms OCEAN or CANOE.
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Beneath each proposed global factor, a number of correlated and more specific primary factors are claimed.
For example, extraversion is said to include such related qualities as gregariousness, assertiveness, excitement seeking, warmth, activity, and positive emotions.
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Dewey] considers the best (or, in a few cases, most revealing of common problems in test construction)." General "Personality" Items: The International Personality Item Pool is an excellent collection of items assessing a wide range of constructs related broadly to personality.This reference list was compiled by Robert Hare for personal use. Most, but not all, of the articles listed on these pages discuss or evaluate the PCL-R, the PCL: SV, the PCL: YV, and other Hare Scales. Please do not contact the page author or Muhlenberg College with any questions, corrections, or additions. Our institution, like many, now subscribes to Psyc TESTS (see below).**** The American Psychological Association (APA) now provides Psyc TESTS: a research database that provides access to psychological tests, measures, scales, surveys, and other assessments as well as descriptive information about the test and its development and administration. This page is no longer being updated.**** From Psych Web: If your college or university's library has purchased access to this database, that is the best place to start. "These free tests are range from self-diagnostic psychiatric screening tests to academic research projects gathering data online.Some references may be incomplete because we do not yet have copies and we are unsure of the full and proper cite.