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Iris West Personality Statistics

Iris West is a character from The Flash. This page summarizes crowd sourced ratings of their personality collected from users of the Statistical "Which Character" Personality Quiz. People who take the quiz are asked if they would also be willing to volunteer to rate characters that they know. The ratings are made on a 100 point scale between two adjectives and then all averaged together into a composite. Because of the "law of large numbers" (a.k.a. wisdom of the crowds) this profile is very reliable. If you take one persons opinion of what a character is like and compare it to the opinion of another person about what that character is like, they could be very different. But if you compare the opinions of two groups, the difference gets smaller and smaller the larger the groups.

The table shows the average rating the character received for each trait in the survey. Because the questions are bipolar adjective pairs, they are reversible (i.e. a score of 25 on short<--->tall is the same as a score of 75 on tall<--->short). On this page, traits that had an average score below the midpoint have been reversed so they can be listed in order of most to least extreme for that character. The table also shows this character's relative rank on that trait compared to all other characters in the database. The standard deviation of ratings is shown, the basic idea here is that if the standard deviation is higher then that means there is less agreement between raters on that trait (the less agreement, the larger the sample size needed to get a reliable estimate). The number of raters is how many different individuals submitted a rating for that trait with this character; each rater rated only a random subset of traits for each character when they were surveyed.

TraitAverage ratingRankRating standard deviationNumber of raters
beautiful (not ugly)90.417616.9118
egalitarian (not racist)89.112811.3126
feminist (not sexist)89.010415.593
valedictorian (not drop out)87.217317.292
human (not animalistic)87.08715.0103
driven (not unambitious)86.334914.297
city-slicker (not country-bumpkin)85.515516.1107
persistent (not quitter)85.159016.387
manicured (not scruffy)85.128119.292
feminine (not masculine)84.616716.0106
civilized (not barbaric)84.620116.2110
devoted (not unfaithful)84.039518.626
diligent (not lazy)83.957815.6113
motivated (not unmotivated)83.555718.531
clean (not perverted)83.121719.845
bold (not shy)83.055015.498
kind (not cruel)82.933017.593
cultured (not rustic)82.99522.717
stylish (not slovenly)82.519617.795
loyal (not traitorous)82.351217.789
English (not German)82.315221.3110
opinionated (not neutral)82.245416.343
neat (not messy)81.723117.6105
active (not slothful)81.543016.699
urban (not rural)81.516618.587
empath (not psychopath)81.520418.842
go-getter (not slugabed)81.337117.6113
self-disciplined (not disorganized)81.043318.185
dramatic (not comedic)80.923414.442
workaholic (not slacker)80.853715.591
gendered (not androgynous)80.847421.895
fresh (not stinky)80.827319.6101
healthy (not sickly)80.329517.8112
disarming (not creepy)80.318114.289
social (not reclusive)80.119116.8102
soulful (not soulless)79.742118.997
straight (not queer)79.645927.1108
coordinated (not clumsy)79.040719.2100
😊 (not 🤣)79.012822.1104
French (not Russian)79.07117.793
non-gamer (not gamer)79.020424.342
love-focused (not money-focused)78.940621.820
attractive (not repulsive)78.848125.3111
modern (not historical)78.616520.4110
studious (not goof-off)78.543819.7106
neurotypical (not autistic)78.322516.797
involved (not remote)78.024120.4112
emotional (not unemotional)78.037623.528
heroic (not villainous)77.852022.1110
romantic (not dispassionate)77.632621.9123
refined (not rugged)77.125818.1111
competent (not incompetent)77.162822.793
extrovert (not introvert)77.030619.4108
mature (not juvenile)76.930224.297
preppy (not punk rock)76.929919.4107
🐩 (not 🐒)76.821122.991
washed (not muddy)76.724130.319
charming (not awkward)76.734518.8120
tasteful (not lewd)76.623516.997
high IQ (not low IQ)76.569918.1112
liberal (not conservative)76.425021.8116
vegan (not cannibal)76.416619.6110
confident (not insecure)76.346023.0112
literary (not mathematical)76.215224.884
normal (not weird)76.17722.4103
family-first (not work-first)76.128525.1114
emancipated (not enslaved)75.628522.385
sexual (not asexual)75.546421.748
on-time (not tardy)75.552622.948
angelic (not demonic)75.428820.0100
reasonable (not deranged)75.329322.3104
overachiever (not underachiever)75.259723.336
not genocidal (not genocidal)75.149130.029
young (not old)75.047119.4101
works hard (not plays hard)74.848822.1103
treasure (not trash)74.869028.2128
🌟 (not 💩)74.758926.3100
optimistic (not pessimistic)74.722821.2118
protagonist (not antagonist)74.750330.428
bossy (not meek)74.460118.7109
bright (not depressed)74.218721.3102
🧗 (not 🛌)74.141821.398
nurturing (not poisonous)73.943222.184
political (not nonpolitical)73.429525.685
demanding (not unchallenging)73.470221.741
perceptive (not unobservant)73.378727.7131
normie (not freak)73.215118.537
generous (not stingy)73.237418.440
intellectual (not physical)73.052923.3113
flower child (not goth)73.042718.218
high standards (not desperate)72.840323.250
reassuring (not fearmongering)72.831127.026
presidential (not folksy)72.732121.2118
eloquent (not unpolished)72.648924.595
forgiving (not vengeful)72.529020.3116
sensible (not ludicrous)72.538620.9114
resistant (not resigned)72.444922.095
sane (not crazy)72.422421.189
prestigious (not disreputable)72.440920.479
🚴 (not 🏋️‍♂️)72.152423.093
self-assured (not self-conscious)72.149723.7104
highbrow (not lowbrow)71.934016.776
💝 (not 💔)71.926427.4110
legit (not scrub)71.962225.190
sunny (not gloomy)71.928322.4142
real (not philosophical)71.634121.8115
curious (not apathetic)71.544626.786
tailor (not blacksmith)71.540024.490
wholesome (not salacious)71.340923.395
summer (not winter)71.334526.427
opinionated (not jealous)71.356328.724
predictable (not quirky)71.216625.124
warm (not cold)71.241221.294
rhythmic (not stuttering)71.257822.699
OCD (not ADHD)71.248722.033
vibrant (not geriatric)71.052723.3115
💃 (not 🧕)70.951920.798
sturdy (not flimsy)70.857823.4122
independent (not codependent)70.654928.8106
straightforward (not cryptic)70.346326.4102
assertive (not passive)70.371425.591
sheriff (not outlaw)70.236824.592
sweet (not bitter)70.235523.993
🧠 (not 💪)70.266522.1131
orderly (not chaotic)70.244224.493
dominant (not submissive)70.069023.7114
one-faced (not two-faced)70.058531.240
open to new experinces (not uncreative)69.665927.195
conspiracist (not sheeple)69.649323.483
proper (not scandalous)69.636622.5114
😇 (not 😈)69.439326.2123
trendy (not vintage)69.413924.331
hard-work (not natural-talent)69.343824.659
respectful (not rude)69.350923.1106
complicated (not simple)69.359523.8103
👟 (not 🥾)69.329430.386
pointed (not random)69.274126.735
cosmopolitan (not provincial)69.229825.185
democratic (not authoritarian)68.934827.681
knowledgeable (not ignorant)68.673024.9129
fast-talking (not slow-talking)68.550821.9129
expressive (not monotone)68.554127.733
existentialist (not nihilist)68.327221.883
brave (not careful)68.254925.7106
mainstream (not arcane)68.214824.294
contrarian (not yes-man)68.244722.019
bookish (not sporty)68.165025.8101
tight (not loose)68.060720.8120
extravagant (not thrifty)68.039725.247
rich (not poor)67.958619.092
devout (not heathen)67.734421.484
🥵 (not 🥶)67.629829.434
trusting (not suspicious)67.429927.1107
interested (not bored)67.364322.937
playful (not shy)67.273821.985
expressive (not stoic)67.053323.692
genuine (not sarcastic)66.942123.6103
📈 (not 📉)66.848729.2107
introspective (not not introspective)66.751522.067
👨‍⚕️ (not 👨‍🔧)66.744925.795
consistent (not variable)66.747928.2106
stubborn (not accommodating)66.683028.244
vanilla (not kinky)66.636221.774
pure (not debased)66.645123.3112
warm (not quarrelsome)66.635725.0115
🥳 (not 🥴)66.619722.9100
frenzied (not sleepy)66.687922.2135
precise (not vague)66.564426.775
forward-thinking (not stuck-in-the-past)66.538422.442
mighty (not puny)66.474722.9100
🥰 (not 🙃)66.436228.7108
resourceful (not helpless)66.3102727.6117
rational (not whimsical)66.155925.6111
giving (not receiving)66.160726.133
basic (not hipster)66.051825.689
open-minded (not close-minded)66.051327.087
tactful (not indiscreet)66.055527.0107
ambitious (not realistic)66.055429.547
smooth (not rough)65.835422.795
complimentary (not insulting)65.849726.296
🐿 (not 🦇)65.848825.579
direct (not roundabout)65.574224.098
prideful (not envious)65.482725.262
important (not irrelevant)65.3103128.398
strict (not lenient)65.255424.2103
cool (not dorky)65.254324.9107
scheduled (not spontaneous)65.163626.7119
feisty (not gracious)65.176526.6117
joyful (not miserable)65.131220.994
altruistic (not selfish)65.056625.9112
🤔 (not 🤫)65.039230.388
doer (not thinker)64.965629.158
charismatic (not uninspiring)64.991428.292
resolute (not wavering)64.972325.679
tense (not relaxed)64.895123.7108
happy (not sad)64.828320.588
transparent (not machiavellian)64.835327.026
patriotic (not unpatriotic)64.771824.688
🤺 (not 🏌)64.779027.285
frank (not sugarcoated)64.585226.419
politically correct (not edgy)64.334725.3109
accepting (not judgemental)64.343228.7101
chatty (not reserved)64.254925.9107
biased (not impartial)64.272524.3105
regular (not zany)64.125626.4113
self-improving (not self-destructive)64.135926.9125
metrosexual (not macho)64.160426.2100
theist (not atheist)64.028424.589
multicolored (not monochrome)64.040030.593
statist (not anarchist)63.943624.185
fixable (not unfixable)63.953323.6132
boy/girl-next-door (not celebrity)63.867330.926
suspicious (not awkward)63.774222.199
reliable (not experimental)63.756329.0119
😏 (not 😬)63.550326.589
touchy-feely (not distant)63.540825.035
honorable (not cunning)63.360126.9113
literal (not metaphorical)63.359723.8120
permanent (not transient)63.348828.882
loveable (not punchable)63.267530.7119
loud (not quiet)63.161523.0130
Italian (not Swedish)63.147624.497
purple (not orange)63.034829.496
triggered (not trolling)63.066522.197
businesslike (not chivalrous)63.050829.743
decisive (not hesitant)62.986026.7100
badass (not weakass)62.895232.535
cocky (not timid)62.890320.124
explorer (not builder)62.749327.297
western (not eastern)62.762031.977
serious (not playful)62.673721.6101
practical (not imaginative)62.672327.5106
emotional (not logical)62.557325.8114
lavish (not frugal)62.547222.581
down2earth (not head@clouds)62.557927.998
unambiguous (not mysterious)62.552624.978
believable (not poorly-written)62.5120630.0123
exuberant (not subdued)62.563323.7103
white knight (not bad boy)62.566225.732
hurried (not leisurely)62.454923.2100
official (not backdoor)62.240224.076
repetitive (not varied)62.054826.9109
ranged (not melee)62.041328.375
realistic (not fantastical)61.964327.741
cheery (not sorrowful)61.840524.794
insider (not outsider)61.836028.887
spelunker (not claustrophobic)61.861126.990
picky (not always down)61.758227.633
wise (not foolish)61.564228.3126
alpha (not beta)61.580329.2111
narcissistic (not low self esteem)61.569620.2135
blissful (not haunted)61.526023.354
earth (not air)61.572729.439
trusting (not charming)61.436926.698
individualist (not communal)61.466628.8100
confidential (not gossiping)61.385029.2110
concrete (not abstract)61.361123.497
humble (not arrogant)61.245324.786
classical (not avant-garde)61.260526.096
modest (not flamboyant)61.062526.9100
short (not tall)61.042820.182
fortunate (not unlucky)60.942926.6120
sober (not indulgent)60.944327.394
technophile (not luddite)60.844324.754
flourishing (not traumatized)60.627123.2115
gullible (not cynical)60.634727.529
🎨 (not 🏀)60.578433.443
fire (not water)60.576934.234
innocent (not jaded)60.531723.623
pain-avoidant (not masochistic)60.438625.891
chosen one (not everyman)60.460526.325
flirtatious (not prudish)60.464233.225
pronatalist (not child free)60.232024.789
giggling (not chortling)60.129825.4119
minimalist (not pack rat)60.054728.9101
efficient (not overprepared)59.989627.6120
fast (not slow)59.893925.689
🎩 (not 🧢)59.864629.282
naive (not paranoid)59.829626.334
rebellious (not obedient)59.780325.291
obsessed (not aloof)59.681423.785
well behaved (not mischievous)59.549125.992
decorative (not utilitarian)59.532128.3103
🐘 (not 🐀)59.553325.282
pop (not indie)59.530326.233
good-humored (not angry)59.468324.094
🙋‍♂️ (not 🙅‍♂️)59.465032.388
🐮 (not 🐷)59.457428.078
freelance (not corporate)59.473830.7128
genius (not dunce)59.391922.7121
intimate (not formal)59.354925.8108
grateful (not entitled)59.355827.957
wooden (not plastic)59.092528.933
🎃 (not 💀)58.752927.142
worldly (not innocent)58.598325.6103
pretentious (not unassuming)58.471828.093
interesting (not tiresome)58.3100928.795
enlightened (not lost)58.252126.1130
guarded (not open)58.1104527.1107
centrist (not radical)58.140625.527
bold (not serious)57.968726.7122
privileged (not oppressed)57.992725.0105
hoarder (not unprepared)57.878524.182
deep (not shallow)57.884627.3115
serene (not pensive)57.88922.132
👨‍🚀 (not 🧙)57.754028.492
thin (not thick)57.677024.5104
humorless (not funny)57.544727.4114
scholarly (not crafty)57.548828.198
inspiring (not cringeworthy)57.377232.693
attentive (not interrupting)57.363931.237
bad-cook (not good-cook)57.261631.733
exhibitionist (not bashful)57.086228.440
alert (not oblivious)56.993729.995
ivory-tower (not blue-collar)56.862126.980
glad (not mad)56.851326.394
creative (not conventional)56.770831.191
moody (not stable)56.794227.498
🦄 (not 🐴)56.752529.886
factual (not poetic)56.575630.8128
pro (not noob)56.3108526.987
rap (not rock)56.314826.526
ferocious (not pacifist)56.286628.189
cat person (not dog person)56.261731.925
gatherer (not hunter)56.160728.1115
dramatic (not no-nonsense)56.071531.297
😜 (not 🤐)56.062127.8100
chic (not cheesy)56.058730.025
queen (not princess)55.886736.524
nerd (not jock)55.782826.794
offended (not chill)55.780028.4122
profound (not ironic)55.656227.948
deliberate (not spontaneous)55.394628.288
still (not twitchy)55.249030.351
artistic (not scientific)55.165428.9131
tattle-tale (not f***-the-police)54.951629.0109
street-smart (not sheltered)54.894627.1101
equitable (not hypocritical)54.674927.499
open-book (not secretive)54.645626.8133
Coke (not Pepsi)54.664234.833
deep (not epic)54.559427.939
idealist (not realist)54.464231.891
whippersnapper (not sage)54.468525.883
deviant (not average)54.390328.597
overspender (not penny-pincher)54.259823.484
stoic (not hypochondriac)54.286827.420
spicy (not mild)54.193929.0104
morning lark (not night owl)54.151432.594
objective (not subjective)54.158828.2100
often crying (not never cries)54.159623.722
apprentice (not master)54.045329.6107
focused on the future (not focused on the present)53.958727.994
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)53.986829.8103
Greek (not Roman)53.755727.290
linear (not circular)53.771327.3108
intense (not lighthearted)53.7104427.4125
oxymoron (not tautology)53.788621.411
😀 (not 😭)53.670028.5103
impatient (not patient)53.395732.2103
high-tech (not low-tech)53.272627.7115
extraordinary (not mundane)53.1108430.0120
lustful (not chaste)52.885823.887
anxious (not calm)52.891029.096
lover (not fighter)52.871626.541
moderate (not extreme)52.751824.6117
skeptical (not spiritual)52.6114528.9113
impulsive (not cautious)52.676629.890
soft (not hard)52.665225.393
armoured (not vulnerable)52.696628.995
compersive (not jealous)52.571927.572
thick-skinned (not sensitive)52.583930.486
demure (not vain)52.470424.9100
wild (not tame)52.493227.8107
domestic (not industrial)52.466930.189
theoretical (not empirical)52.247930.080
musical (not off-key)52.260525.3120
analysis (not common sense)52.290530.931
factual (not exaggerating)52.174931.034
reasoned (not instinctual)52.061231.588
🤠 (not 🤑)51.994328.187
first-mate (not captain)51.878032.587
👻 (not 🤖)51.881128.297
🐐 (not 🦒)51.8108632.686
proactive (not reactive)51.866630.229
libertarian (not socialist)51.798033.393
private (not gregarious)51.597825.7110
👩‍🎤 (not 👩‍🔬)51.479627.1100
moist (not dry)51.474829.6111
cooperative (not competitive)51.355928.892
🧐 (not 😎)51.372130.6103
bourgeoisie (not proletariat)51.275527.473
soft (not hard)51.168225.390
methodical (not astonishing)51.098928.094
unorthodox (not traditional)51.089827.6118
'left-brained' (not 'right-brained')50.977928.171
specialist (not generalist)50.8104426.4106
long-winded (not concise)50.874919.513
rigid (not flexible)50.793124.7105
monastic (not hedonist)50.466424.647
🤡 (not 👽)50.469030.679

Similar characters

The similarity between two characters can be calculated by taking the correlation between the lists of their traits. This produces a value from +1 to -1. With +1 implying that every trait one character is high on the other one is high on too, to an equal degree. And, -1 implying that if a character is high on specific trait, the other one is low on it. The 10 most and least similar characters to Iris West based on their crowd-sourced profiles are listed below with the correlation in parenthesis.

Most similar Least similar
  1. Rachel Zane (0.887)
  2. Allison Hargreeves (0.866)
  3. Alexis Castle (0.845)
  4. Jennifer Jareau (0.843)
  5. Caroline Forbes (0.841)
  6. Juliet O'Hara (0.84)
  7. Jasmine (0.84)
  8. Skylar (0.839)
  9. Dr. Claire Browne (0.838)
  10. Beth Pearson (0.837)
  1. Kermit (-0.57)
  2. Barney Gumble (-0.531)
  3. Dennis Nedry (-0.517)
  4. Moe Szyslak (-0.516)
  5. Tommy (-0.514)
  6. Oscar Bluth (-0.496)
  7. Frank Gallagher (-0.496)
  8. Eric O'Bannon (-0.493)
  9. Sid Phillips (-0.476)
  10. Gollum (-0.474)

Personality types

Personality types according to various systems can be derived from the character's traits. Profiles for a personality type were computed by averaging together all responses from people who took the test and reported a given personality type and then this composite was matched to each of those profiles as if it was its own character (as was done above). Listed closest to worst match.

  1. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISTP (r = 0.17)
  2. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INTJ (r = 0.11)
  3. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISTJ (r = 0.09)
  4. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INTP (r = 0.07)
  5. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESTP (r = -0.05)
  6. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENTJ (r = -0.08)
  7. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESTJ (r = -0.08)
  8. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENTP (r = -0.11)
  9. Enneagram: Type 8 (r = -0.12)
  10. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISFJ (r = -0.14)
  11. Enneagram: Type 5 (r = -0.15)
  12. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INFJ (r = -0.16)
  13. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISFP (r = -0.16)
  14. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INFP (r = -0.18)
  15. Enneagram: Type 1 (r = -0.2)
  16. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESFP (r = -0.24)
  17. Enneagram: Type 6 (r = -0.24)
  18. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENFP (r = -0.27)
  19. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENFJ (r = -0.29)
  20. Enneagram: Type 4 (r = -0.29)
  21. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESFJ (r = -0.3)
  22. Enneagram: Type 9 (r = -0.32)
  23. Enneagram: Type 3 (r = -0.33)
  24. Enneagram: Type 2 (r = -0.34)
  25. Enneagram: Type 7 (r = -0.34)

Notes

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