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The Big Five Trait taxonomy: History, measurement, and theoretical perspectives.

  title={The Big Five Trait taxonomy: History, measurement, and theoretical perspectives.},
  author={Oliver P. John and Sanjay Srivastava},
2 Taxonomy is always a contentious issue because the world does not come to us in neat little packages (S. Personality has been conceptualized from a variety of theoretical perspectives, and at various levels of Each of these levels has made unique contributions to our understanding of individual differences in behavior and experience. However, the number of personality traits, and scales designed to measure them, escalated without an end in sight (Goldberg, 1971). Researchers, as well as… 
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