There have many theories put forward in Psychology about character and one such one is the Big Five:
A summary of the factors of the Big Five and their constituent traits, such that they form the acronym OCEAN:
Openness to Experience (inventive/curious vs. consistent/cautious). Appreciation for art, emotion, adventure, unusual ideas, curiosity, and variety of experience. Openness reflects the degree of intellectual curiosity, creativity and a preference for novelty and variety a person has. It is also described as the extent to which a person is imaginative or independent, and depicts a personal preference for a variety of activities over a strict routine. Some disagreement remains about how to interpret the openness factor, which is sometimes called “intellect” rather than openness to experience. Continue reading to do the quiz.
Originally posted on Steven.Aitchison.co.uk