Big Five Self Reflection[WLOs: 2, 3] [CLOs: 1, 4, 5]

Prior to beginning work on this assignment, read Chapters 7 and 8 in the text, and read the article Stability of Personality Traits in Adulthood: Mechanisms and Implications (Links to an external site.).

Go to Truity’s The Big Five Personality Test (Links to an external site.), and complete the free, confidential personality test that is based on the big five theory. The results of this test will be used to aid in the completion of this assignment. Note that you do not need to register or provide personal information to obtain your results from this website. After you have completed the assessment, click the No, just give me my results link. This link will take you to a page that will tell you how you scored on each of the five traits in the big five theory.

In your journal reflection,

  • Describe each of the five traits included in the big five model:

    • Extroversion
    • Agreeableness
    • Conscientiousness
    • Neuroticism
    • Openness to experience
  • Next, reflect on your results from the test, including each of the five traits.
  • Answer the following:

    • How accurate do you think this assessment is in describing your personality traits?
    • What role do you think the circumstance of your upbringing played in the development of these traits (e.g., include the dominant culture in which you grew up, your place in the family structure, religion or lack of religion in the home, etc.)?

The Big Five Assessment Reflection must be three to five double-spaced pages in length not including title and references pages (See the Formatting Your References List (Links to an external site.) resource in the UAGC Writing Center for specifications.) and formatted according to APA Style’s 7th edition as outlined in the UAGC Writing Center’s APA Style (Links to an external site.) resource.

This assignment must include a separate title page with the following:

  • Title of paper
  • Student’s name
  • University name
  • Course name and number
  • Instructor’s name
  • Date due

While this is not a research paper, you must still document any information used from sources in APA Style’s 7th edition as outlined in the UAGC Writing Center’s APA: Citing Within Your Paper (Links to an external site.) guide.