The Big Five Personality Factors: The Psycholexical Approach to Personality
Hogrefe & Huber
Boele De Raad
The Big Five is one of the most significant developments in personality psychology. This volume describes the origin, history, rationale, procedures, developments, models and practical applications of the so-called Big Five traits, providing a concise insight into the Big Five model of personality and its emergence from the lexical trait approach to personality structure. It includes a critical description of the theory. The text should be of interest to specialists in the field of personality and to applied psychologists.