Date: July 15, 2021
“This video answers the questions: Do introverts really get tired from socializing? What is the relationship between extraversion and mental depletion?
The five-factor model of personality (FFM)
This model of personality features five big traits: openness to experience, conscientiousness, extraversion, agreeableness, and neuroticism. Each of these big five traits can be broken down further into six facets, for a total of 30 facets.
Someone high in openness to experience appreciates art, likes abstract thinking, theories
Conscientiousness is characterized by being reliable, hard-working and productive, consistent, steady, organized, and decisive.
Those high in extraversion are comfortable in crowds, assertive, friendly, outgoing, disinhibited,
Agreeableness is characterized by trust, modesty, being gentle and kind, having a lot of empathy,
Neuroticism is characterized by emotional lability (emotionally unstable), insecurity, being angry, depressed, anxious, hostile, and being impulsive (in the sense of not being able to resist temptation).
Leikas, S. & Ilmarinen, V. (2017) Happy Now, Tired Later? Extraverted and Conscientious
In my experience…the answer is “yes”.