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extroversion

, extraversion
1. Psychol the directing of one's interest outwards, esp towards social contacts
2. Pathol a turning inside out of an organ or part

extroversion

[¦ek·strə¦vər·zhən]
(biology)
A turning outward.
(psychology)
The turning to things and persons outside oneself rather than to one's own thoughts and feelings.
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Extraversion is characterized by vigorousness, gregariousness, proactivity, and self-confidence (Walker et al.
However, the effects of Conscientiousness and Extraversion were mediated by the "progress" factor, a measure of self-efficacy and success; only Emotional Stability proved to be a direct predictor of career indecision.
2014) reported that youth's higher in neuroticism and lower in agreeableness and conscientiousness are more likely to engage in social aggression but that youths low in extraversion and openness are most susceptible to the impact of inconsistent parental discipline on their social aggression.
Regarding cross-loadings, most of them were on the Extraversion (Depression: -.
It measures five personality traits: Extraversion, Neuroticism, Agreeableness, Conscientiousness and Openness to Experience.
Therefore, this study tested the following hypotheses controlling for demographic variables and Extraversion.
There is also evidence that personality dimensions in Eysenck's system, specifically extraversion and neuroticism, are associated with delay discounting.
Hypothesis 3: Extraversion will positively predict knowledge sharing behavior in workplace.
Extraversion is defined as individuals who are sociale, cheerful and talkative; while agreeableness indicates a person whith trustful, honest, tolerant, and forgiving.
We focus our attention on extraversion, agreeableness, and emotional stability, the three traits from the five-factor model that are primary indicators of interpersonal tendencies and most closely associated with efforts to value, seek, and engage in forms of social striving (Barrick et al.
From the study through multiple regression analyses it is observed that among the predictors, openness to experience was significant positive predictor of parental support; agreeableness was significant positive predictor of satisfaction, and openness to experience and extraversion were significant positive predictors of communication.

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