I decided to write a bit more about the personality traits - I keep writing about the NEO PI-R inventory and the research using it. So my plan is to write about all thirty facets and five big traits that this inventory reports.
Fifth facet of neuroticism trait - Impulsiveness.
A well known and easily recognized trait. People say - "I light up like a match", "I act before I think", which results in a risky, inefficient, inappropriate to the situation behavior. This is why it is part of the neuroticism trait group. On the other hand, impulsive people rarely keep this impulse inside, they act on it and this "busyness" is always visible on the outside (which creates an impression of emotional person), and because the actions are rarely successful - considered to be negative trait. This trait is well researched and associated with multiple diseases as symptom and with multiple behavioral issues. A lot of research is done in areas of planned behavior, gambling, gaming, financial markets, marketing - because impulsiveness (and induction of impulse) is an important factor in these areas.
Low impulsivity in NEO PI-R inventory shows that you can easily resist urges and tolerate frustration well. HIgh score indicate that you might have a weaker control of drives and wishes (food, cigarettes, property, etc.). Urges are perceived as very strong, impossible to resist even when one knows unfavourable consequences will follow. This is not spontaneity, risk taking or quick decision making. But consider this - if your job is related with high risks and very quick decision making - impulsiveness may be a very helpful trait.
My name is Monika, I am psychologist. I help to deal with daily and difficult questions about behavior, thinking, emotions. I write, counsel and teach.
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