People can correctly infer some personality traits from online profiles

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Is it possible to infer information about a person's personality traits simply by looking at these LinkedIn profiles? It turns out that for the traits extraversion and self-presentation people can quite accurately guess profile owners' personalities base. Other personality traits, it appears, cannot be inferred from the profiles.

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Author:

  • N. van de Ven, A. Bogeart, A. Serlie, M. Brandt, J. Denissen

KLA:

  • Work & Career

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  • Article