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Skylar Personality Statistics

Skylar is a character from Good Will Hunting. 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
valedictorian (not drop out)89.710513.335
competent (not incompetent)88.718715.820
not genocidal (not genocidal)87.88218.049
loyal (not traitorous)86.33729.822
scholarly (not crafty)86.13016.118
civilized (not barbaric)86.016017.822
🧠 (not 💪)85.817818.119
👨‍⚕️ (not 👨‍🔧)85.47314.526
high IQ (not low IQ)85.038413.118
egalitarian (not racist)84.931310.615
treasure (not trash)84.922111.515
healthy (not sickly)84.117315.321
soulful (not soulless)83.926712.322
kind (not cruel)83.432016.828
persistent (not quitter)83.170116.720
generous (not stingy)83.112114.122
English (not German)82.912820.033
on-time (not tardy)82.829614.724
empath (not psychopath)82.617513.132
attractive (not repulsive)82.235017.224
manicured (not scruffy)82.136318.516
young (not old)81.826017.918
prestigious (not disreputable)81.614512.319
driven (not unambitious)81.657118.942
confidential (not gossiping)81.626815.338
works hard (not plays hard)81.525316.718
motivated (not unmotivated)81.367316.349
human (not animalistic)81.125819.924
perceptive (not unobservant)81.150210.236
bookish (not sporty)81.13399.918
forgiving (not vengeful)81.012610.023
reasonable (not deranged)80.716515.927
beautiful (not ugly)80.756120.127
metrosexual (not macho)80.68018.223
interested (not bored)80.416217.834
emotional (not unemotional)80.430517.150
diligent (not lazy)80.475018.626
🌟 (not 💩)80.337623.127
🐿 (not 🦇)80.312018.921
reassuring (not fearmongering)80.211815.543
neurotypical (not autistic)80.016222.422
resourceful (not helpless)79.855711.123
disarming (not creepy)79.819311.514
go-getter (not slugabed)79.446326.818
romantic (not dispassionate)79.327418.640
boy/girl-next-door (not celebrity)79.224323.950
love-focused (not money-focused)79.239922.046
studious (not goof-off)79.141215.026
overachiever (not underachiever)79.147119.625
knowledgeable (not ignorant)79.042529.522
involved (not remote)78.921416.719
active (not slothful)78.953512.715
neat (not messy)78.832916.713
feminist (not sexist)78.840915.824
sweet (not bitter)78.818012.622
bright (not depressed)78.810517.520
flower child (not goth)78.827915.152
devoted (not unfaithful)78.766521.842
good-humored (not angry)78.622818.321
angelic (not demonic)78.520413.729
precise (not vague)78.526412.125
legit (not scrub)78.335718.223
open to new experinces (not uncreative)78.136713.322
fresh (not stinky)78.137919.436
intellectual (not physical)77.938721.418
open-minded (not close-minded)77.915817.727
refined (not rugged)77.824317.323
nerd (not jock)77.836021.025
gendered (not androgynous)77.863722.622
optimistic (not pessimistic)77.616921.035
washed (not muddy)77.621521.342
bourgeoisie (not proletariat)77.516119.713
fortunate (not unlucky)77.47414.614
self-disciplined (not disorganized)77.456524.221
rock (not rap)77.240613.848
heroic (not villainous)77.154415.424
charismatic (not uninspiring)77.149322.434
🚴 (not 🏋️‍♂️)77.029721.622
joyful (not miserable)76.912715.116
cultured (not rustic)76.920717.546
rhythmic (not stuttering)76.637515.931
one-faced (not two-faced)76.639527.230
opinionated (not neutral)76.472823.430
liberal (not conservative)76.424816.920
mighty (not puny)76.343817.219
direct (not roundabout)76.339817.419
preppy (not punk rock)76.331816.429
opinionated (not jealous)76.233814.436
sunny (not gloomy)76.220820.435
nurturing (not poisonous)76.036920.123
funny (not humorless)75.932120.122
believable (not poorly-written)75.949325.025
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)75.835815.713
expressive (not stoic)75.830917.321
purple (not orange)75.89720.520
privileged (not oppressed)75.845719.320
humble (not arrogant)75.719218.323
giving (not receiving)75.432618.958
pure (not debased)75.32468.516
existentialist (not nihilist)75.36423.810
eloquent (not unpolished)75.241617.922
vegan (not cannibal)75.119617.425
vibrant (not geriatric)75.139618.531
political (not nonpolitical)75.026220.717
badass (not weakass)74.965520.237
sensible (not ludicrous)74.830918.414
feminine (not masculine)74.731916.732
genius (not dunce)74.742623.328
warm (not cold)74.734021.823
forward-thinking (not stuck-in-the-past)74.617316.127
rich (not poor)74.245924.520
workaholic (not slacker)74.275016.016
🥰 (not 🙃)74.117626.115
respectful (not rude)73.939017.914
tasteful (not lewd)73.733324.212
straightforward (not cryptic)73.632719.317
high standards (not desperate)73.638317.735
orderly (not chaotic)73.537321.917
attentive (not interrupting)73.523020.132
genuine (not sarcastic)73.426123.431
alert (not oblivious)73.352517.517
mature (not juvenile)73.338723.739
👩‍🔬 (not 👩‍🎤)73.124123.826
focused on the future (not focused on the present)73.111718.723
🎨 (not 🏀)73.050724.432
blissful (not haunted)72.910718.228
introspective (not not introspective)72.930222.319
tailor (not blacksmith)72.935917.428
charming (not awkward)72.845424.719
warm (not quarrelsome)72.822021.727
proper (not scandalous)72.828920.316
😊 (not 🤣)72.830423.923
accepting (not judgemental)72.724227.320
complimentary (not insulting)72.730022.721
touchy-feely (not distant)72.622020.851
wholesome (not salacious)72.337921.122
compersive (not jealous)72.318321.515
wise (not foolish)71.835819.629
gatherer (not hunter)71.828424.232
frank (not sugarcoated)71.659020.050
😇 (not 😈)71.634816.421
self-improving (not self-destructive)71.620122.438
protagonist (not antagonist)71.562124.853
fixable (not unfixable)71.424522.924
important (not irrelevant)71.384728.422
straight (not queer)71.277126.416
sheriff (not outlaw)70.835420.321
urban (not rural)70.757422.720
trusting (not suspicious)70.722018.120
smooth (not rough)70.722219.219
deep (not shallow)70.544023.016
💝 (not 💔)70.429327.519
clean (not perverted)70.459923.131
sexual (not asexual)70.359917.527
social (not reclusive)70.140723.137
well behaved (not mischievous)70.027925.025
democratic (not authoritarian)70.030923.222
tall (not short)69.943218.314
🎃 (not 💀)69.925022.925
loveable (not punchable)69.847531.135
cheery (not sorrowful)69.726017.519
independent (not codependent)69.757426.114
moderate (not extreme)69.515220.340
🤔 (not 🤫)69.420924.230
🥳 (not 🥴)69.316123.121
curious (not apathetic)69.053919.821
chatty (not reserved)69.046321.423
enlightened (not lost)69.025418.029
honorable (not cunning)68.845423.325
confident (not insecure)68.868218.526
explorer (not builder)68.834222.417
pacifist (not ferocious)68.722119.715
lover (not fighter)68.734023.429
interesting (not tiresome)68.664923.320
fast-talking (not slow-talking)68.650521.425
sturdy (not flimsy)68.564822.123
emancipated (not enslaved)68.455423.218
😏 (not 😬)68.436922.417
assertive (not passive)68.376322.716
official (not backdoor)68.227122.116
sane (not crazy)68.233219.819
city-slicker (not country-bumpkin)68.268723.426
vanilla (not kinky)68.133224.815
deep (not epic)68.113926.525
bold (not shy)67.8105522.523
hard-work (not natural-talent)67.849221.131
🙋‍♂️ (not 🙅‍♂️)67.638423.812
statist (not anarchist)67.633618.620
consistent (not variable)67.345326.828
pointed (not random)67.379622.127
normie (not freak)67.327924.329
😜 (not 🤐)67.239120.518
exuberant (not subdued)67.049127.921
reliable (not experimental)67.046924.120
white knight (not bad boy)67.055422.547
atheist (not theist)66.948122.419
🧗 (not 🛌)66.958830.518
unambiguous (not mysterious)66.841320.620
expressive (not monotone)66.858625.257
💃 (not 🧕)66.563826.218
open-book (not secretive)66.522625.033
fast (not slow)66.473026.116
OCD (not ADHD)66.462626.026
Coke (not Pepsi)66.414929.128
stoic (not hypochondriac)66.344622.134
🤺 (not 🏌)66.274629.924
wooden (not plastic)66.263915.323
cosmopolitan (not provincial)66.137425.623
permanent (not transient)66.139422.823
transparent (not machiavellian)66.131623.044
soft (not hard)66.139220.721
frenzied (not sleepy)66.090516.325
ivory-tower (not blue-collar)65.642622.323
demure (not vain)65.533721.720
extrovert (not introvert)65.459528.319
playful (not shy)65.379525.321
👟 (not 🥾)65.240131.330
soft (not hard)65.040120.230
pain-avoidant (not masochistic)65.024422.632
normal (not weird)64.930519.030
triggered (not trolling)64.857224.126
non-gamer (not gamer)64.859429.431
innocent (not jaded)64.624123.053
prideful (not envious)64.685423.349
modest (not flamboyant)64.554324.224
musical (not off-key)64.429227.218
📈 (not 📉)64.360523.220
varied (not repetitive)64.114917.314
resolute (not wavering)63.977221.822
🥵 (not 🥶)63.941520.826
😀 (not 😭)63.841122.321
good-cook (not bad-cook)63.734124.423
indie (not pop)63.761132.348
no-nonsense (not dramatic)63.640923.519
stylish (not slovenly)63.571025.113
altruistic (not selfish)63.459921.630
multicolored (not monochrome)63.441331.022
flourishing (not traumatized)63.421425.223
classical (not avant-garde)63.353022.918
happy (not sad)63.031020.424
profound (not ironic)63.033524.028
glad (not mad)62.837119.514
flirtatious (not prudish)62.859123.448
rational (not whimsical)62.765825.223
equitable (not hypocritical)62.753928.215
French (not Russian)62.754126.323
objective (not subjective)62.628027.914
open (not guarded)62.519325.118
down2earth (not head@clouds)62.458129.927
tactful (not indiscreet)62.070923.321
👨‍🚀 (not 🧙)62.041125.915
Greek (not Roman)62.016127.421
naive (not paranoid)62.026520.939
🐩 (not 🐒)61.954630.413
tautology (not oxymoron)61.911320.328
high-tech (not low-tech)61.453620.413
emotional (not logical)61.360823.030
stable (not moody)61.326124.112
highbrow (not lowbrow)61.270831.817
factual (not exaggerating)61.254524.927
patient (not impatient)61.135125.49
scientific (not artistic)60.962828.532
self-assured (not self-conscious)60.986623.022
pro (not noob)60.999423.715
sensitive (not thick-skinned)60.847127.025
sage (not whippersnapper)60.741526.229
grateful (not entitled)60.753328.123
trusting (not charming)60.540628.013
practical (not imaginative)60.577622.824
reasoned (not instinctual)60.339326.430
thin (not thick)60.368824.727
spelunker (not claustrophobic)60.366319.421
earth (not air)60.377225.520
brave (not careful)60.277527.728
literary (not mathematical)60.268230.611
chill (not offended)60.237026.238
politically correct (not edgy)60.045528.027
flexible (not rigid)60.040121.120
resistant (not resigned)59.9103523.714
skeptical (not spiritual)59.595422.220
decisive (not hesitant)59.595221.520
suspicious (not awkward)59.485321.916
chosen one (not everyman)59.462727.248
coordinated (not clumsy)59.290029.425
idealist (not realist)59.250829.921
presidential (not folksy)59.267822.431
giggling (not chortling)59.231523.926
dominant (not submissive)59.092221.211
lenient (not strict)58.951521.237
contrarian (not yes-man)58.977127.140
linear (not circular)58.848227.840
still (not twitchy)58.739326.428
calm (not anxious)58.542519.520
child free (not pronatalist)58.484026.421
sheltered (not street-smart)58.442822.420
devout (not heathen)58.364729.217
methodical (not astonishing)58.277727.833
concrete (not abstract)58.274428.127
minimalist (not pack rat)58.261224.614
cooperative (not competitive)58.142030.520
f***-the-police (not tattle-tale)58.183826.617
bossy (not meek)58.0100122.721
extraordinary (not mundane)58.095021.825
deliberate (not spontaneous)57.887926.313
lighthearted (not intense)57.735926.029
👽 (not 🤡)57.666221.620
freelance (not corporate)57.677130.334
water (not fire)57.642227.427
basic (not hipster)57.581728.621
realistic (not fantastical)57.575328.833
tight (not loose)57.491926.136
summer (not winter)57.366331.952
gullible (not cynical)57.342127.650
scheduled (not spontaneous)57.280734.227
regular (not zany)57.244027.223
concise (not long-winded)57.156425.240
ambitious (not realistic)57.083627.727
intimate (not formal)56.762127.126
hurried (not leisurely)56.675523.821
chic (not cheesy)56.457726.255
moist (not dry)56.358028.419
obedient (not rebellious)56.249927.927
demanding (not unchallenging)56.2115729.428
centrist (not radical)56.247725.655
relaxed (not tense)56.125825.623
lustful (not chaste)55.976317.918
technophile (not luddite)55.959027.316
playful (not serious)55.852524.333
theoretical (not empirical)55.832626.421
🐴 (not 🦄)55.876328.722
obsessed (not aloof)55.798517.121
average (not deviant)55.644824.828
apprentice (not master)55.643127.522
insider (not outsider)55.455330.625
chivalrous (not businesslike)55.364727.233
inspiring (not cringeworthy)55.283424.524
traditional (not unorthodox)55.259330.922
penny-pincher (not overspender)55.277621.624
mainstream (not arcane)55.150729.823
hoarder (not unprepared)55.088524.627
vintage (not trendy)55.0103825.925
princess (not queen)54.950933.344
modern (not historical)54.682421.615
impartial (not biased)54.521524.519
vulnerable (not armoured)54.448626.025
pensive (not serene)54.4125525.820
simple (not complicated)54.238225.218
exhibitionist (not bashful)54.295827.230
analysis (not common sense)54.183929.136
cat person (not dog person)54.066732.541
lavish (not frugal)53.964524.519
🤠 (not 🤑)53.988828.022
worldly (not innocent)53.8107930.628
work-first (not family-first)53.872925.625
individualist (not communal)53.889626.516
efficient (not overprepared)53.8115429.531
thinker (not doer)53.840626.731
stubborn (not accommodating)53.8115730.421
sober (not indulgent)53.764523.717
spicy (not mild)53.795129.026
🐷 (not 🐮)53.745722.511
low self esteem (not narcissistic)53.749821.228
gregarious (not private)53.553823.318
cautious (not impulsive)53.472729.822
socialist (not libertarian)53.437129.017
'left-brained' (not 'right-brained')53.349126.321
utilitarian (not decorative)53.399327.315
hedonist (not monastic)53.380824.713
🤖 (not 👻)53.366423.722
proactive (not reactive)53.358029.042
unpatriotic (not patriotic)53.128724.315
morning lark (not night owl)52.954326.016
wild (not tame)52.892223.725
🐐 (not 🦒)52.8104229.919
comedic (not dramatic)52.843323.942
pretentious (not unassuming)52.788628.722
🐘 (not 🐀)52.775327.923
often crying (not never cries)52.763024.441
extravagant (not thrifty)52.573228.724
predictable (not quirky)52.371027.242
feisty (not gracious)52.1112425.128
western (not eastern)51.9119731.618
philosophical (not real)51.743228.921
metaphorical (not literal)51.647533.121
beta (not alpha)51.657920.619
poetic (not factual)51.660122.326
cool (not dorky)51.587523.717
cocky (not timid)51.5118023.642
picky (not always down)51.595524.657
🧢 (not 🎩)51.473729.730
😎 (not 🧐)51.383128.929
bold (not serious)51.286024.138
melee (not ranged)51.255728.714
sheeple (not conspiracist)51.142027.114
creative (not conventional)51.085229.021
quiet (not loud)51.071225.820
industrial (not domestic)51.084328.120
Swedish (not Italian)51.070431.522
first-mate (not captain)50.281120.513
specialist (not generalist)50.3106624.816

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 Skylar based on their crowd-sourced profiles are listed below with the correlation in parenthesis.

Most similar Least similar
  1. Alexis Castle (0.904)
  2. Rachel Zane (0.872)
  3. Linda Martin (0.865)
  4. Rachel Chu (0.861)
  5. Juliet O'Hara (0.854)
  6. Beverly Crusher (0.849)
  7. Dr. Claire Browne (0.849)
  8. Elizabeth Burke (0.844)
  9. Dr. Ellie Sattler (0.842)
  10. Iris West (0.838)
  1. Sid Phillips (-0.618)
  2. Nelson Muntz (-0.612)
  3. Brad Bellick (-0.596)
  4. Eric O'Bannon (-0.589)
  5. Arturo Roman (-0.584)
  6. Dennis Nedry (-0.576)
  7. Cypher (-0.57)
  8. Frank Gallagher (-0.566)
  9. Moe Szyslak (-0.565)
  10. Gollum (-0.554)

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. Enneagram: Type 8 (r = 0.49)
  2. Enneagram: Type 4 (r = 0.38)
  3. Enneagram: Type 5 (r = 0.37)
  4. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INTP (r = 0.34)
  5. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISTP (r = 0.28)
  6. Enneagram: Type 6 (r = 0.28)
  7. Enneagram: Type 7 (r = 0.27)
  8. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INFP (r = 0.26)
  9. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENTP (r = 0.26)
  10. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INTJ (r = 0.25)
  11. Enneagram: Type 1 (r = 0.25)
  12. Enneagram: Type 3 (r = 0.24)
  13. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INFJ (r = 0.21)
  14. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESTP (r = 0.2)
  15. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENFP (r = 0.19)
  16. Enneagram: Type 2 (r = 0.18)
  17. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENTJ (r = 0.17)
  18. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISFP (r = 0.14)
  19. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESFP (r = 0.12)
  20. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENFJ (r = 0.11)
  21. Enneagram: Type 9 (r = 0.09)
  22. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISTJ (r = 0.02)
  23. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESTJ (r = 0.0)
  24. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISFJ (r = -0.03)
  25. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESFJ (r = -0.07)

Notes

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