What words or phrases are characteristic of different personality types?

  • Click a personality type below to view word cloud visuals of the words and phrases most distinguishing the Big Five personality traits (adjusted for age).
  • The size of word indicates the strength of the correlation, while color indicates relative frequency of usage.
  • Underscores ( _ ) connect words of multiword phrases.
  • All displayed terms are significantly correlated (ordinary least squares linear regression, gender adjusted) with the age group at a Bonferonni-corrected p < 0.001.
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  • More Extraverted

  • Less Extraverted

  • More Agreeable

  • Less Agreeable

  • More Conscientious

  • Less Conscientious

  • More Neurotic

  • Less Neurotic

  • More Open

  • Less Open