the factorial theory of personality and is 12 personality traits that underlie and determine the surface traits. See ability trait; dynamic trait; temperament trait. Commonly referred as source traits.

SOURCE TRAITS: "An example of a source trait is reserved and anxious or expressive and changeable."
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