Samir’s Selection 01/24/2017 (p.m.)
Which Personality Traits Are Most Predictive of Well-Being? – Scientific American >>>
It has been shown over and over again that the two major personality traits most predictive of well-being in the Big Five model are high extraversion and low neuroticism. But is that it? If you’re not extraverted or are a neurotic mess, there’s no path to well-being–besides changing who you are?! …
The 5 Personal Paths to Well-Being
Each of these 5 personality traits were independently related to a wide range of well-being measures. In other words, these are 5 different personal paths to well-being. If you score high in any of these 5 personality aspects, you are probabilistically more likely to have high well-being across multiple aspects of your life.
2. Low Withdrawal;
5. Intellectual Curiosity.
Two More Limited Predictors of Well-Being
While the 5 traits above were the clear winners when it came to predicting a large swath of well-being, these two traits were still predictive of certain aspects of well-being.
2. Creative openness.
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