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Related to agreeableness: extraversion, neuroticism, Openness to experience

agreeableness

one of the big five personality factors characterized by a tendency to be kind, generous, sympathetic and unselfish.
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74th percentile in Agreeableness ("tend to consider the feelings of others").
HI: The participants in the no-crimes group will have significantly lower rates of neuroticism, alcohol consumption, and illicit drug use as well as higher rates of conscientiousness and agreeableness compared to the participants in the moderate-crimes and substantial-crimes groups.
In a study done by Mount, Barrick, and Stewart, 1998 emotional stability and agreeableness were found to be especially important in team-work.
Extraversion and Agreeableness make up what is considered the interpersonal complex (McCrae and John 1992).
Examination of relationships between the FAPIS and personality domains revealed that the FAPIS subscales and total score significantly positively correlated with extraversion, agreeableness, and conscientiousness.
Preservice teacher personality was measured using the NEO-FFI, which, as noted, identifies five personality factors: neuroticism, extraversion, openness, agreeableness, and conscientiousness (Costa et al.
For example, Bourdage, Lee, Ashton, and Perry (2007) found that extraversion is associated with higher emotional investment and higher self-perceived sexual attractiveness, while honesty-humility and agreeableness are related to higher relationship exclusivity, lower erotophilia, and higher sexual restrictiveness.
Moreover, it should be noted that quality of life is an important dimension to social relationships that exist between the personality factor extroversion and openness is associated with greater social relationships (Fathi Ashtianil 2) Nasr Esfahani and Etemadi [20] also have reported a significant relationship between agreeableness and quality of life that along with the results of this study is consistent, but this relationship in other studies was not significant.
The 44-item Big Five Inventory (BFI; John, Donahue, & Kentle, 1991) was used to assess personality judgments of the target person's openness, agreeableness, neuroticism, conscientiousness, and extraversion.
Their findings purported that there were associations between self-esteem, plasticity (conscientiousness, agreeableness and neuroticism) and stability (openness to experience and extraversion).
Iveniuk and co-authors found many gender differences, when they examined personality traits including openness to experience, conscientiousness, extraversion, agreeableness and anxiety.
The Ocean acronym stands for Openness to experience, Conscientiousness, Extroversion/Introversion, Agreeableness, and Neuroticism or emotional stability.