The Big Five Personality Traits and Their Sub-Facets

Neuroticism (AKA emotional instability)

  • Anxiety
  • Hostility
  • Depression
  • Self-Consciousness
  • Impulsiveness
  • Vulnerability to Stress

Extroversion

  • Warmth
  • Gregariousness
  • Assertiveness
  • Activity
  • Sensation Seeking (sometimes called Novelty Seeking or Excitement Seeking)
  • Positive Emotion

Openness to experience

  • Fantasy
  • Aesthetics
  • Feelings
  • Actions
  • Ideas
  • Values

Agreeableness

  • Trust
  • Straightforwardness
  • Altruism
  • Compliance
  • Modesty
  • Tendermindedness

Conscientiousness

  • Competence
  • Order
  • Dutifulness
  • Achievement Striving
  • Self-Discipline
  • Deliberation