Between facets and domains: 10 aspects of the Big Five.

  title={Between facets and domains: 10 aspects of the Big Five.},
  author={Colin G. DeYoung and Lena C. Quilty and Jordan B. Peterson},
  journal={Journal of personality and social psychology},
  volume={93 5},
Factor analyses of 75 facet scales from 2 major Big Five inventories, in the Eugene-Springfield community sample (N=481), produced a 2-factor solution for the 15 facets in each domain. These findings indicate the existence of 2 distinct (but correlated) aspects within each of the Big Five, representing an intermediate level of personality structure between facets and domains. The authors characterized these factors in detail at the item level by correlating factor scores with the International… 

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