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extroversion

 [eks″tro-ver´zhun] extraversion;
1. a turning inside out.
2. direction of one's energies and attention outward from the self.

ex·tra·ver·sion

(eks'tră-vĕr'zhŭn, -shŭn),
1. A turning outward.
2. A trait involving social intercourse, as practiced by an extrovert. Compare: introversion.
Synonym(s): extroversion

extraversion

/ex·tra·ver·sion/ (ek″strah-ver´zhun) extroversion.

extraversion

(ĕk′strə-vûr′zhən)
n.
Variant of extroversion.

extraversion

ex·tro·ver·sion

(eks'trō-vĕr'zhŭn)
1. A turning outward.
2. A personality patterned on the presence of others.
Compare: introversion
Synonym(s): extraversion.
[incorrectly formed fr. L. extra, outside, + verto, pp. versus, to turn]

extraversion

one of the big five personality factors characterized by a tendency to be sociable, outgoing and assertive. extravert a person who manifests extraversion. extraverted adj .

extraversion

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DeRaad and Schouwenburg (1996) found that the big five factors of extraversion, conscientiousness, and openness to experience are educationally relevant.
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.
It was found that these women scored significantly higher on extraversion and lower on neuroticism than controls and were more sexually active.
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Negative relationships, based on the finding of O'Connor and Paunonen (2007) were sometimes found between extraversion and scholastic success.
Bateman & Crant, 1993; Crant, 1995) has shown that proactive personality is consistently and positively associated with two of the FFM traits: conscientiousness and extraversion.
The internal consistency coefficients of the scale is within the acceptable reliability limits (openness to experience = ,81; responsibility = ,82; extraversion = ,88; amenability = ,79; emotional imbalance = ,84).
People with a preference for Extraversion will prefer to focus on the outer world of people and activity.
Mills and Huebner (1998) reported that among school psychologists greater extraversion and agreeableness, and less neuroticism seemed to reduce emotional exhaustion.
Extraversion (E): Extraverts have a propensity to experience positive emotions and tend to be sociable, warm, cheerful, energetic and assertive (McCrae, 1992; McCrae & Costa 1987).
The neuroticism domain is considered a measure of one's disposition towards psychological distress, whereas extraversion is thought to capture a broad range of positive traits such as activity, sociability, and the tendency towards pleasure and joy (Costa & McCrae, 1992b).
Each letter corresponds to an individual's "preference" in each of the four pairs of personality indicators: extraversion or introversion, sensing or intuition, thinking or feeling, and judging or perceiving.

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