a model that describes personality using five broad dimensions, each of which composed of a constellation of personality traits.
The "big five" traits are Openness, Conscientiousness, Extraversion, Agreeableness, and Neuroticism. easy remembers as O.C.E.A.N. OCEAN.
- Women tend to score higher on conscientiousness, agreeableness and neuroticism.
- Men tend to score higher on openness to experience.