Psy230 Lecture 6
-classification system of the many traits
Please think of your friends, parents, professors, or the person you really hate. How do you describe
Asshole, nice, conscientious, bitch, quiet, intelligent, short, etc.
Can we categorize these words into the four groups (personality traits, temporary states, evaluative
judgments, and physical characteristics)?
Can we categorize traits into Big Five?
Relatedness Trait Words
-caring, talkative, punctual, creative, fearless, indefferent, impulsie, helpful, shy, efficient, daring, rude,
confident, adventurous, grumpy, messy, confident, curious, energetic
-sort these traits into group sos that traits in the same group are related
Results from the class
Things that strongly reated we put on the same branch things not strongly related are put on different
branches. Use the table to fio the branches
Something unobservable that makes it more likely where if you have one characteristic you will have
49% of the variance is explaining how much is relfecting