Gender Differences in Personality across the Ten Aspects of the Big Five

  title={Gender Differences in Personality across the Ten Aspects of the Big Five},
  author={Yanna J. Weisberg and C. DeYoung and J. Hirsh},
  journal={Frontiers in Psychology},
  • Yanna J. Weisberg, C. DeYoung, J. Hirsh
  • Published 2011
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Frontiers in Psychology
  • This paper investigates gender differences in personality traits, both at the level of the Big Five and at the sublevel of two aspects within each Big Five domain. Replicating previous findings, women reported higher Big Five Extraversion, Agreeableness, and Neuroticism scores than men. However, more extensive gender differences were found at the level of the aspects, with significant gender differences appearing in both aspects of every Big Five trait. For Extraversion, Openness, and… CONTINUE READING
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