Benefits

The Big Five was designed to help measure our human existence, but has since been corrupted by other interests

Big Five Personality Benefits

Big Five is a science-based technology, designed for people

TheseĀ ideas aren't for use anywhere, in the current form. Rather, a way to think about what we've accomplished with theĀ website. It's about the distinction between science and technology - and who it's designed to benefit.

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PRISM-OCEAN isn't science - it's a science-based technology.

For example, incandescent light was a science for 80 years, before Edison adapted it into a viable technology for the first commercially successful light bulb.

The Lithium-Ion battery was a scientific discovery for 30 years before Musk adapted it into a viable technology for the first commercially successful electric car.

Personality researchers developed the Big Five as the first model of human personality that is broadly recognized within the scientific community.

As an initial and still ongoing program of research, it is a rigorousĀ approach to creating knowledge, but not to using that knowledge. It's science - not technology.

McCrae & Costa developed the Big Five into an applied technology as the NEO-PI. It is a professional instrument available to those with advanced training.

The application is general, with undetermined use.

The orientation is very much for the professional's ends, rather than the individual's. It's on the border between science and technology.

Industrial-Organizational psychologists adapted the Big Five into an applied, commercially viable technology: employee assessment.And also adapted older assessments to accommodateĀ discoveries from the Big Five.)

These are proprietary, commercial applications based on the Big Five - whether acknowledged or not.

Lessons

Bite-sized insights about the evolving field of personality and how it relates to your life.

Consensus

Personality, like all other science, requires consensus to be taken seriously

Benefits

The Big Five was designed to help measure our human existence, but has since been corrupted by other interests

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