Tag: Traits

Understanding Personality: A, B, C, and D Types

By Elif Çalışkan

Several years ago some medical practitioners had a hard time predicting which types of people would experience cardiovascular disease. In fact, they knew that high blood pressure, overweight, and inactivity would increase cardiovascular risks. However, even the combination of these factors was not enough for them to make an accurate prediction. So, they had to do pretty deep researches. Then, they’ve found a relationship between chronic medical morbidity and personality characteristics (Burger, 2006).

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Big Five Personality

Understanding Personality: Big Five Personality Traits

By Elif Çalışkan

Psychologists have generally tried to categorize people since the emergence of personality psychology term after WWI. They have also used those categorizations to predict employee’s behaviors according to various situations and their personalities in the workplace (Chan, 2004). Above all, personality refers to individual differences in terms of thinking, feeling, understanding, and behaving (APA, 2020). On the other hand, personality trait is classifying a person according to the degree off a stable and consistent pattern of behaviors, attitudes, and feelings of the individual (Burger, 2006). 

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