MOTIV Personality Trait Descriptions

MaterialisticOffbeatThinkingInterpersonal | Vital | Easygoing | Sectarian
Ascetic | Conventional | Haphazard | Withholding | Depressive | Rigid | Globalistic


Motivation: To follow gut/instinct
Purpose: Decision making
Conflict: irrational impulsiveness vs. analysis paralysis
Historic antecedent: Jungian Feeling vs. Thinking
Historic example: Hunter S. Thompson
Film example: Forrest Gump (Forrest Gump)
Counter example: Aristotle
Characteristics: more irrational than rational, finds super logical people annoying, feels more than they think, an internally consistent feeling state is more important than an internally consistent logic/rational, more likely to be emotional than calm, makes decisions based on feelings / strongly guided by feelings, prefers to feel out situations than analytically figure them out, more likely to be get overwhelmed by emotions, prefers play over work, prefers art to math, more spontaneous than planning, values females over males, finds it rewarding to let feelings guide them in life, more likely to believe in fate and find putting themselves in the hands of fate rewarding, more likely to believe everything happens for a reason, more visceral than cerebral, is guided by their heart in life and in romance, values heart attraction over mental attraction, more in touch with gut/instinct than with thoughts, more likely to be dependent, unsystematic, less serious than average, more likely to be superstitious, values being helpful, values close friendships, prone to impatience

The following items all had statistically significant factor loadings (similar to correlations) on the Haphazard drive:

Healthy items | Haphazard factor score / Vital factor score
(have not been able to find any thus far)

Average Health items | Haphazard factor score
I don't prioritize being planned. 657
I don't prioritize being organized. 584
I don't prioritize being systematic. 496
I do not make lists. 479
I am not my planning. 478
I am not my orderliness. 408

Unhealthy items | Haphazard factor score / Depressive factor score
I don't prioritize being organized. 716/174
I don't prioritize being structured. 663/152
I don't keep my personal spaces clean. 658/194
I don't prioritize being orderly. 650/204
I am somewhat disorganized. 649/264
I'm messy. 646/224
I don't prioritize being planned. 642/210
I don't value orderliness. 624/200
I don't value being organized. 614/230
I don't prioritize planning. 572/232
I don't care about being organized. 561/251
I often start/do things at the last minute. 548/261
I don't prioritize structure. 542/169
I don't keep my professional/work spaces clean. 540/229
Disorderly would be a good description for me. 501/352
I don't prioritize getting up every morning. 359/402
I rarely clean house. 388/296
I should care more about planning. 374/294
I like to keep plans to a minimum. .360/.210
I should be cleaner. 321/327
I have no idea what I'll be doing in five years. 300/400
I hate that I am not more organized. 251/422
I'm a night owl (I tend to stay up late). 230/250
I don't prioritize learning. 213/293
I don't prioritize living. 203/639
I'm depressed that I'm so lazy. 183/606
I don't prioritize being alive. 150/625

*for a low score assume the opposite of the above. the descriptions listed here are made up of personality items. people who scored high on this type scored higher on the above items compared to the average. (more info on construction)
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