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.
Fourth trait - Agreeableness, first facet - Trust (11 more to go, if you are wondering :).
Trust is quite important to maintaining relationships, because it fills in the gap between what we do know about other people and what we need to now in order to make decisions. Sometimes we just do not know and we need to the ret with trust. If trust is too difficult, then we probably need to act independently, and then it is more difficult to agree.
High score in Trust in NEO PI-R results indicated that you are probably more likely to believe that other people are sincere and wish you well. Low score indicated that you might more often be cynical, sceptical and think that other people are not sincere and are dangerous.
Trust is important to those group activities where lack of information about other people is present and cost of mistake is small - let's say, in services area. If cost of trust mistake is big (let's say, in medicine) - then high trust might be not helpful at all. This trait will not be of significance where we have sufficient information about the other members of the group (let's say for tasks performed together with people who you know very well).
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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