Factors Influencing Personality Psychology Based On Scholarly Literature And Scientific Research Essay

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Numerous studies have been conducted on each factor and their subsets within the Five Factor Model; however, most studies have focused on extraversion and neuroticism and their contributions to understand an aspect of personality due to the ease in which each factor can be observed. The study of the Five Factor Model personality trait, conscientiousness, and its sub factors began to gain recognition as a meaningful and practical personality trait in the 1990s, and have been extensively studied and will continue to be studied throughout the twenty-first century. This paper examines how conscientiousness and its sub factors affect personality psychology based on scholarly literature and scientific research that thoroughly explains the role conscientiousness functions within personality.
General Information Conscientiousness, at a moderate level, is defined as an individual who has a penchant to be responsible and reliable (R. Hampson, 2000). This individual is also has proneness to pay great attention to detail and shows persistence and discipline regarding work that could lead to high achievement (D. Barone, M. Hersen, V. Hasselt, 1998; R. Hoyle, 2010; M. Mikulincer, P. Shaver, 2014). Efficiency of time use and orderliness are independent variables that tend to correlate specifically with the need for high achievement as well as the use of self-discipline, self-efficacy and constraint of irresponsible actions (D. Mroczek, T. Little, A. Lang, 2006; M. Mikulincer et al.,
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