For the most part, psychologists have stopped assigning personality types to people and instead focus on five specific personality traits: openness, conscientiousness, extroversion, agreeableness and neuroticism. It is t... More »

Personality characteristics are the different traits that a person has that define who they are as an individual and can include traits, such as agreeable, deep, earnest, empathetic, energetic, enthusiastic, gracious, he... More »

Fraternal twins may or may not have similar personalities. Similar personality traits can stem from being raised in the same home environment with shared experiences and schooling, rather than the fact that they are frat... More »

Contemporary research in personality theory generally focuses on the five-factor model, which offers a list of five major personality traits: openness to experience, agreeableness, conscientiousness, neuroticism and extr... More »

Many psychologists posit that there are five categories of major personality traits: extraversion, openness, conscientiousness, agreeableness and neuroticism, reports About.com. Studies find that these traits are univers... More »

The five key characteristics of personality include extraversion, agreeableness, conscientiousness, neuroticism and openness. Personality researchers have proposed that there are five basic characteristics to personality... More »

The "big five" personality traits are specifically termed extraversion, agreeableness, openness to experience, conscientiousness and neuroticism. Some psychologists say these broad, yet independent, attributes of human c... More »