Big-Five Personality Model

The big five personality model identifies five types of personalities and every individual falls into at least one of these types.

Big-Five Personality Model

Openness to Experience

Openness flashes the level of intellectual curiosity, creativity and a preference for novelty and variety within a person. It can also be elaborated as the scope to which an individual is imaginative or independent, and portrays a personal preference for a variety of activities over a scheduled routine.

Some debate may occur regarding how to interpret the openness factor, which is also known as "intellect" rather than openness to experience.

It includes inventiveness or curiousness in contrast to consistency or cautiousness. Appreciation for positive arts, emotions, inventions, adventure, unusual ideas, curiosity, and variety of experience is invited.

It is basically the extent to which an individual is original, has immense interests, and willingly takes risk.


It is the tendency of being standardized, steady, self-disciplined, acting dutifully, focusing on achieving goals, and prioritizing planned instead of spontaneous behavior. It contrasts efficient or organized behavior with easy-going or careless behavior.

It is the level to which a person is careful, cautious, and honest.


Positive energy, positive emotions, confidence, sociability and the tendency to explore stimulation in the organization with others, and talkativeness is extraversion. It contradicts outgoing or energetic behavior with solitary or reserved behavior.

Experiencing positive emotional states and feeling good about oneself and the world around one is extraversion.


Agreeableness is the tendency of being compassionate and cooperative instead of suspicious and antagonistic towards each other. It is a method of measuring one's trusting and helpful nature, and whether a person has a bad temper or not.

It distinguishes friendliness or compassionate with analytical or detached nature. In simple words, it is the tendency to get along well with others.

Emotional Stability

It contradicts sensitive or nervous nature with secure or confident one. Being bias towards experiencing unpleasant emotions easily, like anger, anxiety, depression, negativity and vulnerability. Neuroticism credits the degree of emotional stability and impulse control, and is frequently known by its low pole, emotional stability.

The tendency to sense negative emotional states and see oneself and the world around one negatively.