Personality theory

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Extraversion is one of the five core personality traits described in the big five theory of personality. This trait is characterized by sociability, assertiveness, emotional expressiveness and excitability. People who are high in this trait are often described as being outgoing ad talkative, while those low in this trait are described as quiet and reserved. An extroverted disposition ; concern with what is outside the self rather what is inside.
Introversion is one of the major personality traits identified in many theories of personality. People who are introverted tend to be inward turning, or focused more on internal thoughts, feelings and moods rather than seeking out external stimulation. Introversion is genereally viewed as
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Individuals who score low on neuroticism partially those who are also high on extraversion generally report more happiness and satisfaction with their lives.
When it comes to neuroticism, Felicia to me seems to be in the middle of it. I wouldn 't say she scores a high level because her case study doesn 't show signs of anxiety, moodiness, worry, envy or jealousy. Although Felicia doesn 't show none of those signs she is very self - conscious and she also seems to be shy. The reason I say Felicia is shy is because in the case study it states that she sees waitressing as a means of practicing acting and she will often try out different roles and characters while working. The typical roles she will play at work are loud, very gregarious, and at times flamboyant which is the opposite of her personality, as most of her friends would describe her as shy and reserved.
During auditions Felicia is noted to also be very out going and full of energy. She can easily project a full range of emotions. This statement shows me that Felicia has traits of a high neuroticism level but not enough to say she is on that level plus there are things that are present in a low neuroticism level like being calm and in her case study it says she will go along with things with no complaining and shows no sign of being depressed, she seems happy with things besides
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