The Five-Factor Model of Dispositional Traits: Definition & Summary Video


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Behavioral, cognitive, and emotional factors that are distinct and recurrent are known as _____.

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1. Which of the following is one of the personality trait sets that makes up the five-factor model?

2. Which of the following is TRUE regarding the personality trait sets of agreeableness and conscientiousness?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Prepare to be quizzed on Tupes and Christal's five-factor model of dispositional traits. Pay special attention to the definitions of each of these five traits and the longitudinal study charting how these traits change in people as they age.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This worksheet and quiz will assess your knowledge of Tupes and Christal's five dispositional traits and how they change over time. These traits are:

  • Openness to experience
  • Conscientiousness
  • Extraversion
  • Agreeableness
  • Neuroticism

Skills Practiced

Use these skills when working with the worksheet and quiz:

  • Making connections - use your understanding of the relationship between age and personality
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how it was determined that there are only five personality traits
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine and describe information about a fictional person's developing personality

Additional Learning

The corresponding lesson called The Five-Factor Model of Dispositional Traits: Definition, Lesson & Quiz will prepare you to:

  • List the five personality traits laid out in Tupes and Christal's Five-Factor Model
  • Explain what a longitudinal study consists of and who it studies
  • Describe how some of the personality traits fluctuate as we age