Temperament, Self-Deception, and PersonalityPublic Deposited
Downloadable Contentopen in viewer
The overall purpose of the study was striving to better understand the parameters of our awareness from our own contemporary pathology when dealing with that which we are most familiar with, the self. 58 Participants completed an online survey that assessed their personality disparity: measured through the difference between their psychologically assessed personality scores, and self identified personality scores of Big 5 personality traits (Openness, Conscientiousness, Extraversion, Agreeableness, Neuroticism) along with both the Dark & Light Triads traits for more exploratory analysis. No data the study found supported any individual trait of the Big 5 having a majority or significant influence in participants' overall personality disparity. Significant relationships of disparity between participants Big 5 trait scores and their corresponding self assessed scores for all traits but openness. Indicating a positive level of self deception caused by their psychologically assessed individual trait scores.
- This report represents the work of one or more WPI undergraduate students submitted to the faculty as evidence of completion of a degree requirement. WPI routinely publishes these reports on its website without editorial or peer review.
- Date created
- Resource type
- Rights statement
- Last modified
- In Collection:
|Thumbnail||Title||Visibility||Embargo Release Date||Actions|
Permanent link to this page: https://digital.wpi.edu/show/7w62fc50n