I've learned a lot of things in Psych 1001 this semester. I enjoyed learning about each area of psychology from memories to conditioning, but the thing I think I'll remember the most in 5 years are the Big Five personality traits. First of all because the acronym; OCEAN is easy to remember. Second because a person's personality can affect careers and relationships. A person's personality is something that relationships can be built around. If someone has a neurotic personality they might not get along with someone with an extroversive personality. In addition to relationships people's personalities can affect a workplace. Would your personality type dictate the type of work space you prefer? Perhaps if someone is slightly neurotic they would prefer a more minimalist, structured office while someone who is more extraverted would like a more free-spirited, unstructured work environment. People's personalities affect most aspects of daily life so it will be important later in my life to identify a person's personality. Be it in the workplace a relationship or a social environment it will be important to remember the Big Five personality traits.
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