R-Drive Personality Trait Descriptions



I like to read. .347
I love to read challenging material. .338
I love intellectual pursuits more than most other things in life. .303
I try to avoid complex people. -.301
I am a grammar nazi. .281
I quickly perceive similarities, differences, and anomalies. .277
I would describe myself as bookish. .275
I carry the conversation to a higher level. .255
I am quick to spot inconsistencies. .255
I have a lot of theories. .239
I am not interested in abstract ideas. -.222
I have a vivid imagination. .219
I have a fear of public speaking. -.219
I love to examine the unusual. .216
I can manage many things at the same time. .203
Nothing is more important than critical thinking. .203
I thrive on problem solving. .201
I had a lot of intellectual discussions with my family growing up. .201
I find conformity rewarding. -.200
I concentrate easily. .200
I find political discussions interesting. .197
I can handle complex problems. .195
I have a mature understanding of life. .193
I am very skilled at achievement. .220 female .110 male
I am more talented than average and thus have more responsibility to contribute to the world. .193
I have always achieved at the top of my class academically. .192
I enjoy discussing movies and books with others. .192
I am more interested in intellectual pursuits than anything else. .191
Super logical people annoy me. -.188
I had a lot of philosophical discussions with my family growing up. .188
I see myself as open to new experiences, complex. .188
I am extremely intuitive. .187
Logical thinking is my oxygen. .187
I understand people who think differently. .184
My interests are both wildly eclectic and intensely focused. .182
I try to examine myself objectively. .181
I lack conviction. -.179
I am good at making impromptu speeches. .177
I am defined by my internal compass (not an external one). .177
I am full of ideas. .187
I am often skeptical, critical, and evaluative. .184
I readily see cause-effect relationships. .177
I avoid considering how I feel about certain things, because if I do, it will unsettle me. -.174
I often attack complicated material by separating it into components and analyzing it systematically. .173
I find it rewarding to be very aware of my environment at all times. .172
I am easily intimidated. -.170
I will not probe deeply into a subject. -.170
I repress my thoughts. -.170
I conform to others' opinions. -.170
The bigger the wealth difference between the rich and the poor the better. -.170
I am a capable person. .17
Question everything, even question why you question everything. .169
I search for and acknowledge any internal contradictions, then I amend my beliefs accordingly. .168
I wnt to form my own opinions. .167
If I fix all my (imagined) external flaws, I can feel happy and lovable. -.167
I have the freedom to become something other than my circumstances would normally produce. .167
I love to think up new ways of doing things. .165
I lack an interior life. -.164
My needs for closeness and emotional safety overwhelm me. -.164
I expect other people to entertain me. -.163
I have a lot of opinions. .161
I copy others. -.159
I like to educate others. .157
Curiosity is my oxygen. .157
I do not enjoy going to art museums. -.156
I fine-tune a definition or concept to support a theory, perspective or framework. .155
I tend to reject any thought, however logical, that might lead to a disturbance of feeling. -.153
I do not acknowledge internal contradictions. -.153
I fear taking control, leading. -.153
I frequently look at possibilities and meanings behind things. .152
Truth is defined by the group(s) I am a member of. -.152
I value females over males. -.152 (male)
My trajectory in life is downhill. -.151
I find not helping others rewarding. -.151
I tend to prefer liberal political candidates. .150
I make decisions based on feelings. -.149
I tend to think before I speak. .149
I come up with something new. .148
Objective greatness is not necessarilly accurately defined/determined externally. .148
I feel comfortable with myself. .147
An internally consistent feeling state is more important than an internally consistent logic/rationality. -.147
I need to know how things work. .147
My image is more important than the truth. -.146
I am a learning engine. .145
I would prefer anarchy to a living in a faschist police state. .145
I am courageous. .145
I take existing ideas and link them together in new and interesting ways. .144
I live a life based on ongoing analysis, searching for definitive principles and mismatches thereof. .143
My actions are predominately motivated by how they'll cause others to view me. -.143
I don't know what I want. -.143
I can't make it on my own. -.142
I want to follow a path in life which is ambitious, unconventional, logical, beneficial to the world, and makes me happy. .142
I can't determine whether I am good or bad. -.141
I spend a lot of time analyzing other people. .141
The things I value most are internal. .141
I would be happy if I could avoid change/risk. -.140
My parents are my foundation. -.140 (men)
I will likely never accomplish anything impressive. -.139
I meet my obligations. .139
I'm uncomfortable having friends that are better looking than me. -.139
People tell me that I'm a good listener. .139
I find independence/autonomy rewarding. .138
I should never be frustrated, life should be easy. -.138
I get things done quickly. .137
I can read people. .137
My decisions involve extensive research. .137
I find it rewarding to put my life in the hands of fate. -.136
I have a strong need for individuality. .136
I often prefer to express myself in writing. .136
I have very good instincts. .136
I modify models and frameworks to accommodate new data, thereby preserving inner logical consistency. .136
I attempt to make my inner self more like the outer world. -.136
When a good friend recommends a book or movie I usually check it out. .135
I am interested in science. .135
As a child I prefered the company of older children and adults to that of my peers. .135
I believe that men should be masculine and women should be feminine. -.135
I am open to change. .134
It is best to defeat your opponent without them knowing you've won. .134
I am highly self aware. .134
I am pioneering. .133
I prefer sexually submissive romantic partners. -.133 (women)
I remain in touch with what I want for myself, what motivates me, and what is good. .133
I recognize other people only as means to obtain what I desire. -.132
I pay more attention to things going on outside of me than inside of me. -.132
I'm a good judge of character. .131
There's not much more for me to learn in life. -.131
If I feel bad in a relationship, I tend to think/feel it's the other person's fault. -.131
I have no interest in being any better than I am. -.130
I like performing and/or speaking in front of an audience. .130
I remain calm under pressure. .130
I was bullied growing up. .130
I seldom joke around. -.130
I get upset when people don't notice how I look when I go out in public. -.130

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