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Every human being is different in the way of Thinking

Every human being is different in the way of thinking feeling behaving and characteristic patterns in other words it is known as personality American Psychology Association 2017 Though many researchers had come up with different theories of personality but the big five personality theory is the one agreed by the majority of psychology researchers The big five theories have categorized people's personalities in five basic dimensions The first trait is openness which describes a person's degree of intellectual curiosity creativity and preference for novelty and variety The second trait is conscientiousness a tendency to show self discipline act dutifully and aim for achievement In other words it also refers to planning organization and dependability Third trait is extraversion describes energy positive emotions assertiveness sociability talkativeness and the tendency to seek stimulation in the company of others Fourthly is agreeableness the tendency to be compassionate and cooperative towards others rather than suspicious and antagonistic The fifth one is neuroticism describes vulnerability to unpleasant emotions like anger anxiety depression or vulnerability Neuroticism also refers to an individual's level of emotional stability and impulse control and is sometimes referred to as emotional stability Hence an individual personality trait has a large potential impact on life so it's important to have a reliable way to conceptualize and measure personality 

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