What is trait?

  • (noun): A distinguishing feature of your personal nature.

Some articles on trait, traits:

Trait - Entertainment
... Trait (album), the first and only EP by the industrial rock/metal band Pailhead Trait (role-playing games), a type of role-playing statistic ...
Sooty (gene)
... A horse coat color that has the Sooty trait is characterized by black or darker hairs mixed into a horse's coat, typically concentrated along the topline of the horse and ... with dun horses and is associated with the sooty trait ... Many horses with the sooty trait have a darker mask on the bony parts of the face ...
Swedish Universities Scales Of Personality - Personality Dimensions
... SSP includes 91 items and yields 13 personality scales Somatic trait anxiety Psychic trait anxiety Stress susceptibility Lack of ascertiveness Impulsiveness Adventure Seeking ...
Multitrait-multimethod Matrix
... Trait-method unit- Each task or test used in measuring a construct is considered a trait-method unit in that the variance contained in the measure is part trait, and part method ... Generally, researchers desire low method specific variance and high trait variance ... Multitrait-multimethod — More than one trait and more than one method must be used to establish (a) discriminant validity and (b) the relative contributions of the trait or method ...
Self-enhancement - Constraints - Other Factors
... People are quicker to agree with possessing positive traits and slower to reject having negative traits Modifiability Where a trait or characteristic is ...

Famous quotes containing the word trait:

    But if it is destined never again to grow,
    It can blame this limitless trait in the hearts of men.
    Robert Frost (1874–1963)

    Powerful men in particular suffer from the delusion that human beings have no memories. I would go so far as to say that the distinguishing trait of powerful men is the psychotic certainty that people forget acts of infamy as easily as their parents’ birthdays.
    Stephen Vizinczey (b. 1933)

    The dominant and most deep-dyed trait of the journalist is his timorousness. Where the novelist fearlessly plunges into the water of self-exposure, the journalist stands trembling on the shore in his beach robe.... The journalist confines himself to the clean, gentlemanly work of exposing the griefs and shames of others.
    Janet Malcolm (b. 1934)