Openness to experiences
Openness to experience has been described as the depth and complexity of a person’s life and mental experiences (Srivastava). It refers to people’s willingness to try new things, their ability to “think outside the box” and to value diversity. Ability to creatively envision a future (Goldberg) instead of following the paths already set.
The facets of Openness to experiences are:
Adventurousness / Willingness to experiment
Emotionality / Emotionally aware / Depth of emotions
Intellect / Intellectual curiosity
Independence of judgement / Liberalism