Are five factors enough?

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Presenter: Sean & Tim Bates


Perhaps the biggest challenge to the 5 factor model, is the HEXACO model, which adds Honesty. Is honesty/humility a sixth factor? How can we decide?


  • M. C. Ashton and K. Lee. (2007). Empirical, theoretical, and practical advantages of the HEXACO model of personality structure. Personality and social psychology review : an official journal of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Inc, 11, 150-66.