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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)90.69113.140
competent (not incompetent)89.517015.523
not genocidal (not genocidal)87.79917.651
loyal (not traitorous)86.437510.332
high IQ (not low IQ)86.433412.431
civilized (not barbaric)86.215517.027
kind (not cruel)85.326915.235
English (not German)85.08216.132
human (not animalistic)84.715718.231
healthy (not sickly)84.117014.623
scholarly (not crafty)83.94318.827
beautiful (not ugly)83.949020.229
prestigious (not disreputable)83.89812.226
👨‍⚕️ (not 👨‍🔧)83.89715.926
🐿 (not 🦇)83.76017.723
bookish (not sporty)83.530012.123
🧠 (not 💪)83.526217.326
go-getter (not slugabed)83.427619.624
disarming (not creepy)83.18912.523
on-time (not tardy)83.029013.631
motivated (not unmotivated)82.962016.257
egalitarian (not racist)82.747212.024
treasure (not trash)82.634014.323
forgiving (not vengeful)82.511410.428
tasteful (not lewd)82.39417.114
confidential (not gossiping)82.027714.539
driven (not unambitious)81.858218.448
feminist (not sexist)81.634815.732
knowledgeable (not ignorant)81.636023.735
soulful (not soulless)81.638312.428
generous (not stingy)81.416314.228
persistent (not quitter)81.383320.328
empath (not psychopath)81.221014.839
🌟 (not 💩)81.136721.334
self-disciplined (not disorganized)80.845920.533
reasonable (not deranged)80.716317.036
diligent (not lazy)80.777119.135
manicured (not scruffy)80.541720.622
emotional (not unemotional)80.531116.959
expressive (not stoic)80.222513.025
interested (not bored)80.215516.235
🚴 (not 🏋️‍♂️)80.218219.233
sweet (not bitter)79.817212.831
perceptive (not unobservant)79.558014.946
nerd (not jock)79.434419.033
heroic (not villainous)79.348815.927
attractive (not repulsive)79.351319.934
studious (not goof-off)79.342517.233
active (not slothful)79.154812.320
charismatic (not uninspiring)79.144920.643
eloquent (not unpolished)79.129918.627
fresh (not stinky)79.037419.244
reassuring (not fearmongering)79.014415.748
angelic (not demonic)78.920912.533
love-focused (not money-focused)78.943518.755
resourceful (not helpless)78.761811.524
overachiever (not underachiever)78.750018.028
legit (not scrub)78.633817.026
devoted (not unfaithful)78.670220.749
good-humored (not angry)78.624316.729
involved (not remote)78.423817.824
opinionated (not jealous)78.326217.442
refined (not rugged)78.224616.730
warm (not cold)78.124822.133
metrosexual (not macho)78.112818.030
privileged (not oppressed)78.139719.132
vegan (not cannibal)77.914116.334
washed (not muddy)77.723422.046
gendered (not androgynous)77.566320.926
joyful (not miserable)77.512914.823
cultured (not rustic)77.519017.050
flower child (not goth)77.531915.653
boy/girl-next-door (not celebrity)77.232023.857
intellectual (not physical)77.241420.029
nurturing (not poisonous)77.133721.030
proper (not scandalous)77.021319.227
complimentary (not insulting)77.020721.529
fortunate (not unlucky)76.98417.022
sensible (not ludicrous)76.923717.330
optimistic (not pessimistic)76.918620.846
works hard (not plays hard)76.542417.928
rhythmic (not stuttering)76.537815.042
protagonist (not antagonist)76.349322.954
romantic (not dispassionate)76.239320.451
independent (not codependent)76.141923.222
🥰 (not 🙃)76.113925.021
preppy (not punk rock)76.133917.035
direct (not roundabout)76.042220.227
young (not old)75.946124.025
liberal (not conservative)75.928417.331
neurotypical (not autistic)75.835424.025
rock (not rap)75.750014.152
straightforward (not cryptic)75.725118.026
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)75.638817.918
rich (not poor)75.544223.926
pure (not debased)75.424612.222
open-minded (not close-minded)75.422716.939
vibrant (not geriatric)75.440919.637
precise (not vague)75.235615.629
open to new experinces (not uncreative)75.251219.936
blissful (not haunted)75.18515.734
forward-thinking (not stuck-in-the-past)75.016317.138
emancipated (not enslaved)74.830520.024
😇 (not 😈)74.828714.732
feminine (not masculine)74.735117.243
sunny (not gloomy)74.624222.644
orderly (not chaotic)74.435219.228
bright (not depressed)74.318718.833
genius (not dunce)74.246922.038
one-faced (not two-faced)74.248426.736
neat (not messy)74.149219.824
smooth (not rough)74.015517.325
mature (not juvenile)73.939622.750
giving (not receiving)73.837819.061
🎨 (not 🏀)73.852425.240
funny (not humorless)73.540324.633
existentialist (not nihilist)73.410822.716
introspective (not not introspective)73.231621.923
opinionated (not neutral)73.088123.638
honorable (not cunning)72.935521.835
important (not irrelevant)72.985726.427
compersive (not jealous)72.817319.820
sane (not crazy)72.822919.626
touchy-feely (not distant)72.721820.451
warm (not quarrelsome)72.523821.641
fast-talking (not slow-talking)72.539020.730
believable (not poorly-written)72.476923.737
frank (not sugarcoated)72.462720.554
fixable (not unfixable)72.320420.730
bourgeoisie (not proletariat)72.327623.215
self-improving (not self-destructive)72.218621.351
tailor (not blacksmith)72.038520.036
humble (not arrogant)71.926423.428
wholesome (not salacious)71.941422.328
purple (not orange)71.716922.728
sheriff (not outlaw)71.734122.326
accepting (not judgemental)71.725927.431
political (not nonpolitical)71.733922.924
workaholic (not slacker)71.786515.224
charming (not awkward)71.552821.027
👩‍🔬 (not 👩‍🎤)71.529625.934
attentive (not interrupting)71.529220.934
mighty (not puny)71.462220.030
city-slicker (not country-bumpkin)71.364122.629
well behaved (not mischievous)71.227021.739
white knight (not bad boy)71.147221.453
straight (not queer)71.077624.621
😊 (not 🤣)71.039623.926
reliable (not experimental)71.036923.525
high standards (not desperate)70.846420.139
gatherer (not hunter)70.731624.039
pointed (not random)70.772321.932
🎃 (not 💀)70.722922.029
clean (not perverted)70.661423.839
urban (not rural)70.659621.428
official (not backdoor)70.422320.024
deep (not shallow)70.446622.523
curious (not apathetic)70.353218.433
respectful (not rude)70.252620.224
wise (not foolish)70.142820.536
equitable (not hypocritical)70.130724.325
focused on the future (not focused on the present)70.016320.133
alert (not oblivious)70.063422.725
💝 (not 💔)70.031329.725
🧗 (not 🛌)69.952827.627
genuine (not sarcastic)69.838025.337
tall (not short)69.746318.221
badass (not weakass)69.683223.249
😜 (not 🤐)69.536918.828
loveable (not punchable)69.451829.743
bold (not shy)69.2106121.726
trusting (not suspicious)69.226520.730
cosmopolitan (not provincial)69.230221.723
🤔 (not 🤫)69.123622.637
moderate (not extreme)69.016520.149
frenzied (not sleepy)68.978615.027
democratic (not authoritarian)68.935623.727
statist (not anarchist)68.830019.326
chatty (not reserved)68.749218.830
unambiguous (not mysterious)68.737321.127
sexual (not asexual)68.768916.834
confident (not insecure)68.671018.033
📈 (not 📉)68.640923.423
enlightened (not lost)68.426318.837
sturdy (not flimsy)68.367920.832
normie (not freak)68.326724.341
interesting (not tiresome)68.271225.125
social (not reclusive)68.146024.244
consistent (not variable)68.044725.636
😏 (not 😬)67.841223.824
🥳 (not 🥴)67.719622.123
🤺 (not 🏌)67.673928.828
non-gamer (not gamer)67.557529.231
stylish (not slovenly)67.463626.617
👟 (not 🥾)67.437431.434
glad (not mad)67.328717.420
prideful (not envious)67.176822.459
deep (not epic)66.818426.428
playful (not shy)66.679725.723
expressive (not monotone)66.663525.661
demure (not vain)66.532121.222
lover (not fighter)66.541526.034
soft (not hard)66.440222.436
cheery (not sorrowful)66.233720.329
fast (not slow)66.177826.127
assertive (not passive)66.087021.525
highbrow (not lowbrow)65.956629.124
stoic (not hypochondriac)65.947323.441
tautology (not oxymoron)65.85819.432
explorer (not builder)65.746323.123
💃 (not 🧕)65.769823.924
indie (not pop)65.759130.249
modest (not flamboyant)65.555524.431
hard-work (not natural-talent)65.559922.338
exuberant (not subdued)65.456430.121
🥵 (not 🥶)65.440521.232
Coke (not Pepsi)65.416828.937
sage (not whippersnapper)65.229123.528
ivory-tower (not blue-collar)65.045223.531
happy (not sad)65.029018.537
musical (not off-key)65.030127.328
atheist (not theist)64.958022.424
soft (not hard)64.745320.526
😀 (not 😭)64.740420.427
French (not Russian)64.649426.826
normal (not weird)64.331320.034
open-book (not secretive)64.328124.047
OCD (not ADHD)64.272427.033
resolute (not wavering)63.880622.235
varied (not repetitive)63.716317.423
altruistic (not selfish)63.664020.934
down2earth (not head@clouds)63.358630.137
patient (not impatient)63.233024.821
minimalist (not pack rat)63.246223.922
profound (not ironic)63.134924.231
vanilla (not kinky)63.050224.820
triggered (not trolling)63.070022.833
innocent (not jaded)62.927722.554
flourishing (not traumatized)62.822027.226
wooden (not plastic)62.883221.030
🐩 (not 🐒)62.655728.618
rational (not whimsical)62.568426.030
grateful (not entitled)62.352728.230
transparent (not machiavellian)62.346223.143
scientific (not artistic)62.262827.139
pro (not noob)62.1101425.422
resistant (not resigned)61.999723.821
self-assured (not self-conscious)61.986322.926
factual (not exaggerating)61.855223.534
flirtatious (not prudish)61.865522.852
reasoned (not instinctual)61.737625.237
decisive (not hesitant)61.693823.928
high-tech (not low-tech)61.653823.320
permanent (not transient)61.656524.329
stable (not moody)61.526822.617
tactful (not indiscreet)61.575522.328
flexible (not rigid)61.438322.129
classical (not avant-garde)61.463023.724
first-mate (not captain)61.361719.318
contrarian (not yes-man)61.371524.745
chill (not offended)61.237124.940
pacifist (not ferocious)61.038827.020
coordinated (not clumsy)61.092227.433
🐘 (not 🐀)61.049927.332
presidential (not folksy)61.065120.835
naive (not paranoid)61.030220.549
👨‍🚀 (not 🧙)60.945926.822
pain-avoidant (not masochistic)60.840224.839
thin (not thick)60.772023.932
extrovert (not introvert)60.672427.824
brave (not careful)60.582425.735
spelunker (not claustrophobic)60.470219.928
good-cook (not bad-cook)60.445824.726
practical (not imaginative)60.282624.232
inspiring (not cringeworthy)60.273825.933
earth (not air)60.279527.531
mainstream (not arcane)60.136728.432
obedient (not rebellious)60.043526.633
objective (not subjective)60.037028.222
chosen one (not everyman)60.066726.053
politically correct (not edgy)59.948128.833
multicolored (not monochrome)59.952630.930
scheduled (not spontaneous)59.879830.738
sheltered (not street-smart)59.841721.431
Greek (not Roman)59.824729.624
devout (not heathen)59.463229.120
idealist (not realist)59.454628.525
water (not fire)59.341727.832
dominant (not submissive)59.297420.415
lighthearted (not intense)59.234325.537
theoretical (not empirical)59.120226.928
calm (not anxious)58.843521.329
traditional (not unorthodox)58.853829.433
tight (not loose)58.893724.444
demanding (not unchallenging)58.7116527.538
skeptical (not spiritual)58.6104521.924
individualist (not communal)58.681025.721
basic (not hipster)58.481528.330
technophile (not luddite)58.451923.817
cooperative (not competitive)58.244631.023
🙋‍♂️ (not 🙅‍♂️)58.273128.121
extraordinary (not mundane)57.7102023.538
still (not twitchy)57.645124.234
open (not guarded)57.427327.121
child free (not pronatalist)57.392926.123
thrifty (not extravagant)57.368428.133
concise (not long-winded)57.360725.142
vintage (not trendy)57.2106226.030
regular (not zany)57.148627.528
intimate (not formal)57.066726.230
gullible (not cynical)57.043326.753
bossy (not meek)56.9108322.527
socialist (not libertarian)56.624527.325
emotional (not logical)56.577824.641
trusting (not charming)56.557326.921
realistic (not fantastical)56.484327.945
comedic (not dramatic)56.339225.745
chivalrous (not businesslike)56.366229.743
lenient (not strict)56.261722.445
suspicious (not awkward)56.296121.021
hurried (not leisurely)56.182322.329
chic (not cheesy)56.162426.153
summer (not winter)56.172531.861
🦒 (not 🐐)56.028131.723
f***-the-police (not tattle-tale)56.093728.421
often crying (not never cries)55.959623.050
gregarious (not private)55.750622.829
giggling (not chortling)55.741327.433
concrete (not abstract)55.488129.029
deliberate (not spontaneous)55.298726.413
average (not deviant)55.248525.932
🤠 (not 🤑)55.292229.731
ambitious (not realistic)55.293027.132
methodical (not astonishing)55.191128.742
sensitive (not thick-skinned)55.165726.632
👽 (not 🤡)55.179622.226
stubborn (not accommodating)55.1121031.030
playful (not serious)55.058224.935
lavish (not frugal)55.064523.030
no-nonsense (not dramatic)55.066827.631
linear (not circular)54.868527.643
creative (not conventional)54.681529.225
vulnerable (not armoured)54.649726.530
cat person (not dog person)54.670131.149
hoarder (not unprepared)54.595523.135
low self esteem (not narcissistic)54.551921.232
lustful (not chaste)54.485622.824
impartial (not biased)54.321423.523
cocky (not timid)54.3117723.850
cool (not dorky)54.287926.923
freelance (not corporate)54.290430.742
analysis (not common sense)54.187127.942
work-first (not family-first)54.076324.832
specialist (not generalist)54.099523.723
penny-pincher (not overspender)54.086219.632
unpatriotic (not patriotic)54.031325.222
princess (not queen)54.053232.754
🐷 (not 🐮)53.945422.316
proactive (not reactive)53.956427.642
quiet (not loud)53.869924.721
worldly (not innocent)53.6113928.237
relaxed (not tense)53.630724.934
pretentious (not unassuming)53.690729.730
modern (not historical)53.588623.023
🤖 (not 👻)53.468322.633
obsessed (not aloof)53.3116517.127
beta (not alpha)53.357020.625
sheeple (not conspiracist)53.336625.021
metaphorical (not literal)53.245430.631
exhibitionist (not bashful)53.0104927.040
predictable (not quirky)53.071427.153
🧐 (not 😎)52.971327.939
spicy (not mild)52.8102627.632
🐴 (not 🦄)52.891230.727
pensive (not serene)52.8137825.025
literary (not mathematical)52.4101032.019
centrist (not radical)52.465225.663
sober (not indulgent)52.373223.128
🧢 (not 🎩)52.375930.134
efficient (not overprepared)52.3127829.335
real (not philosophical)52.2113829.229
utilitarian (not decorative)52.1108428.920
serious (not bold)52.072523.754
feisty (not gracious)52.0119125.540
insider (not outsider)52.070930.027
industrial (not domestic)52.083025.924
monastic (not hedonist)52.062121.422
picky (not always down)51.998924.162
morning lark (not night owl)51.662925.418
cautious (not impulsive)51.580427.527
melee (not ranged)51.359225.920
tame (not wild)51.265325.734
moist (not dry)51.180928.429
'left-brained' (not 'right-brained')51.081924.929
master (not apprentice)51.0112328.524
thinker (not doer)51.051026.438
complicated (not simple)50.9119727.827
eastern (not western)50.135330.322
factual (not poetic)50.3101220.634
Swedish (not Italian)50.677630.629

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 (0.915)
  2. Rachel Zane (0.885)
  3. Juliet O'Hara (0.874)
  4. Rachel Chu (0.868)
  5. Linda Martin (0.864)
  6. Beverly Crusher (0.863)
  7. Dr. Claire Browne (0.861)
  8. Elizabeth Burke (0.858)
  9. Dr. Ellie Sattler (0.853)
  10. Jennifer Jareau (0.847)
  1. Sid Phillips (-0.625)
  2. Nelson Muntz (-0.625)
  3. Brad Bellick (-0.615)
  4. Arturo Roman (-0.611)
  5. Eric O'Bannon (-0.592)
  6. Moe Szyslak (-0.591)
  7. Dennis Nedry (-0.584)
  8. Cypher (-0.58)
  9. Frank Gallagher (-0.569)
  10. Gollum (-0.564)

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.

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Notes

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