The hundreds of personality traits on which individuals differ have been organized into five basic factors, called the “Big Five” personality traits. In this discussion we will explore these concepts further.
As you create your discussion post, consider the following:
- Is it possible for everyone to be categorized into ‘traits’? Have you ever been told you’re a specific ‘type’, and then stated to act out that expectation? What impact could trait labels have over the lifespan?
By the end of this discussion, you will be able to:
- Discuss stability and change in the “Big Five” personality traits in adulthood.