Study of personality traits during the coronavirus pandemic reveals a slight decline in neuroticism.
How you interact with your cell phone may reveal your personality type. Using data from cell phone accelerometers, researchers were able to correlate physical interactions with mobile tech to specific personality traits.
What you spend your money on may reveal a lot about your personality type. Those who are more open to new experiences spend more on flights and travel, while extraverts spend more on eating out. People with higher levels of neuroticism spend less on home loan repayments. Those who are more agreeable donate more to charity.
Using the Big Five model of personality traits, researchers found smokers were more likely to experience an increase in neuroticism over time. Quitting smoking did not have an impact on altering the negative personality traits.
The majority of replication attempts of previous studies linking personality traits to life outcomes are successful. However, the associations may not be as strong as reported in the results originally published.
Researchers have developed a new deep learning algorithm that can reveal your personality type, based on the Big Five personality trait model, by simply tracking eye movements.