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Dr. Sean Maguire Personality Statistics

Dr. Sean Maguire 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
knowledgeable (not ignorant)95.2168.430
soulful (not soulless)94.986.924
open-minded (not close-minded)94.038.321
nerd (not jock)93.6547.525
deep (not shallow)93.4315.423
high IQ (not low IQ)91.51468.219
bookish (not sporty)91.28411.426
love-focused (not money-focused)90.77212.258
perceptive (not unobservant)90.412314.635
kind (not cruel)90.2999.824
master (not apprentice)90.110010.620
🌟 (not 💩)90.16611.632
genius (not dunce)90.06612.232
disarming (not creepy)89.969.717
🧠 (not 💪)89.88113.829
competent (not incompetent)89.616116.733
egalitarian (not racist)89.511313.618
heroic (not villainous)89.213411.625
confidential (not gossiping)88.86715.032
loveable (not punchable)88.84317.829
empath (not psychopath)88.74516.530
devoted (not unfaithful)88.619313.656
persistent (not quitter)88.537513.418
pro (not noob)88.218815.129
charismatic (not uninspiring)87.910810.923
🤠 (not 🤑)87.6229.716
inspiring (not cringeworthy)87.33515.425
believable (not poorly-written)87.33714.132
generous (not stingy)87.15414.723
important (not irrelevant)87.022316.821
wholesome (not salacious)86.46711.226
wise (not foolish)86.36420.228
loyal (not traitorous)86.337315.624
interested (not bored)86.34212.130
forgiving (not vengeful)86.16117.226
altruistic (not selfish)86.16415.034
nurturing (not poisonous)86.110617.528
patient (not impatient)85.73119.018
giving (not receiving)85.77613.957
not genocidal (not genocidal)85.613624.151
treasure (not trash)85.520317.318
romantic (not dispassionate)85.511116.444
one-faced (not two-faced)84.814221.122
reassuring (not fearmongering)84.35520.146
introspective (not not introspective)84.14322.521
motivated (not unmotivated)83.954317.257
funny (not humorless)83.815012.516
👨‍⚕️ (not 👨‍🔧)83.89813.119
lover (not fighter)83.86616.128
frank (not sugarcoated)83.619917.350
extraordinary (not mundane)83.619121.523
human (not animalistic)83.519018.933
vintage (not trendy)83.514720.830
😇 (not 😈)83.410316.714
indie (not pop)83.18315.060
interesting (not tiresome)83.016218.024
respectful (not rude)82.617320.019
angelic (not demonic)82.212811.928
emotional (not unemotional)82.124915.846
accepting (not judgemental)82.09418.820
protagonist (not antagonist)81.821722.456
honorable (not cunning)81.810918.240
cooperative (not competitive)81.56220.321
pure (not debased)81.510612.517
tactful (not indiscreet)81.58511.124
resourceful (not helpless)81.449521.729
worldly (not innocent)81.227823.636
freelance (not corporate)81.122719.031
🎨 (not 🏀)80.929621.929
optimistic (not pessimistic)80.511917.925
warm (not cold)80.518818.215
expressive (not monotone)80.524217.949
scruffy (not manicured)80.415021.723
🐘 (not 🐀)80.44320.327
humble (not arrogant)80.311015.422
mature (not juvenile)80.021822.226
resolute (not wavering)79.918415.617
sage (not whippersnapper)79.84421.026
attentive (not interrupting)79.410821.932
grateful (not entitled)79.412718.932
curious (not apathetic)79.319520.622
🤔 (not 🤫)79.14024.111
vibrant (not geriatric)79.127423.427
complicated (not simple)79.029919.418
reasonable (not deranged)78.921015.223
alert (not oblivious)78.933220.321
legit (not scrub)78.733719.938
rhythmic (not stuttering)78.628318.330
emancipated (not enslaved)78.520224.415
enlightened (not lost)78.59118.027
old (not young)78.418613.830
deep (not epic)78.41724.934
intellectual (not physical)78.038421.417
workaholic (not slacker)78.062517.015
badass (not weakass)78.057323.319
tasteful (not lewd)77.719317.825
warm (not quarrelsome)77.613819.528
civilized (not barbaric)77.541217.924
liberal (not conservative)77.521622.519
trusting (not suspicious)77.411125.120
unorthodox (not traditional)77.226524.612
boy/girl-next-door (not celebrity)77.229924.040
feminist (not sexist)77.146919.216
sensible (not ludicrous)77.123115.019
sturdy (not flimsy)77.037418.335
beautiful (not ugly)76.868418.729
arcane (not mainstream)76.715520.119
precise (not vague)76.632020.219
decisive (not hesitant)76.544816.713
chivalrous (not businesslike)76.511221.555
quirky (not predictable)76.215318.050
playful (not shy)76.148016.018
rebellious (not obedient)76.143918.519
modest (not flamboyant)76.022724.032
confident (not insecure)76.047724.725
circular (not linear)76.04222.121
trusting (not charming)75.95222.625
open to new experinces (not uncreative)75.945613.421
multicolored (not monochrome)75.917525.324
🚴 (not 🏋️‍♂️)75.933718.116
existentialist (not nihilist)75.85514.815
profound (not ironic)75.87127.034
white knight (not bad boy)75.831720.455
good-humored (not angry)75.729720.219
thrifty (not extravagant)75.712020.327
clean (not perverted)75.745017.124
captain (not first-mate)75.535527.214
compersive (not jealous)75.213017.923
equitable (not hypocritical)75.116322.823
cultured (not rustic)75.025530.644
🥰 (not 🙃)74.815821.122
opinionated (not jealous)74.841017.553
🙋‍♂️ (not 🙅‍♂️)74.618716.314
wooden (not plastic)74.628821.027
queen (not princess)74.641222.951
works hard (not plays hard)74.549818.225
touchy-feely (not distant)74.418518.657
democratic (not authoritarian)74.318322.923
varied (not repetitive)74.23616.814
sweet (not bitter)74.126822.726
rock (not rap)74.159320.843
flexible (not rigid)73.910824.220
complimentary (not insulting)73.827621.923
genuine (not sarcastic)73.824821.429
creative (not conventional)73.730222.024
prestigious (not disreputable)73.737626.918
high standards (not desperate)73.538518.542
domestic (not industrial)73.211820.627
frugal (not lavish)73.123816.114
flower child (not goth)73.142421.537
street-smart (not sheltered)73.049425.518
fresh (not stinky)73.055020.324
water (not fire)72.916120.929
👩‍🔬 (not 👩‍🎤)72.725125.822
consistent (not variable)72.629623.929
poetic (not factual)72.613622.438
literary (not mathematical)72.623028.423
opinionated (not neutral)72.686617.833
metaphorical (not literal)72.56623.128
specialist (not generalist)72.424220.828
neurotypical (not autistic)72.157420.220
diligent (not lazy)72.0101921.921
intimate (not formal)72.021826.429
expressive (not stoic)71.938226.421
😏 (not 😬)71.928824.117
pointed (not random)71.766520.326
masculine (not feminine)71.658920.041
straight (not queer)71.575620.824
self-improving (not self-destructive)71.420822.231
on-time (not tardy)71.462023.934
down2earth (not head@clouds)71.035526.922
🐿 (not 🦇)70.935222.822
efficient (not overprepared)70.736620.635
charming (not awkward)70.652231.317
gatherer (not hunter)70.631321.925
gendered (not androgynous)70.497132.625
luddite (not technophile)70.417414.423
zany (not regular)70.442324.120
calm (not anxious)70.019128.321
chill (not offended)69.917819.121
studious (not goof-off)69.769726.530
🐮 (not 🐷)69.712024.020
involved (not remote)69.260325.332
low-tech (not high-tech)69.235320.424
atheist (not theist)69.043022.915
provincial (not cosmopolitan)68.920929.616
metrosexual (not macho)68.942126.726
📈 (not 📉)68.938128.330
prideful (not envious)68.667316.453
direct (not roundabout)68.466724.126
penny-pincher (not overspender)68.433317.224
freak (not normie)68.141714.733
healthy (not sickly)68.173718.316
stoic (not hypochondriac)68.138526.042
philosophical (not real)68.011027.124
orange (not purple)67.921224.825
imaginative (not practical)67.925926.817
🥾 (not 👟)67.833231.737
permanent (not transient)67.734031.019
English (not German)67.789624.422
mighty (not puny)67.670923.117
factual (not exaggerating)67.639126.838
pacifist (not ferocious)67.424226.622
short (not tall)67.429519.724
traumatized (not flourishing)67.455023.631
historical (not modern)67.334327.123
hoarder (not unprepared)67.240619.217
focused on the present (not focused on the future)67.026726.632
attractive (not repulsive)66.984822.217
fixable (not unfixable)66.842526.239
frenzied (not sleepy)66.588418.322
😊 (not 🤣)66.452427.632
independent (not codependent)66.265529.616
proper (not scandalous)66.244628.521
stable (not moody)66.118026.914
weird (not normal)66.057512.625
🎃 (not 💀)66.032227.426
driven (not unambitious)65.6117728.819
thick (not thin)65.629924.020
vegan (not cannibal)65.543016.924
assertive (not passive)65.485625.521
ranged (not melee)65.327023.822
Greek (not Roman)65.19529.319
sunny (not gloomy)65.140224.530
folksy (not presidential)65.038026.341
unlucky (not fortunate)64.740526.122
spiritual (not skeptical)64.517622.522
lenient (not strict)64.339823.228
alpha (not beta)64.274223.729
hipster (not basic)63.924119.618
demure (not vain)63.937821.015
chaste (not lustful)63.832126.618
abstract (not concrete)63.831026.026
f***-the-police (not tattle-tale)63.871125.228
introvert (not extrovert)63.633728.420
utilitarian (not decorative)63.665128.027
French (not Russian)63.650826.923
soft (not hard)63.544820.925
deviant (not average)63.565224.134
non-gamer (not gamer)63.464035.437
self-assured (not self-conscious)63.079827.720
musical (not off-key)62.932324.427
transparent (not machiavellian)62.942231.562
🐐 (not 🦒)62.857133.025
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)62.665931.227
bold (not shy)62.3117625.321
self-disciplined (not disorganized)62.394328.225
demanding (not unchallenging)62.3103328.526
scholarly (not crafty)62.237932.022
realistic (not fantastical)62.263026.736
go-getter (not slugabed)62.1114526.124
thinker (not doer)62.023527.427
relaxed (not tense)61.917523.028
punk rock (not preppy)61.945224.533
eloquent (not unpolished)61.876124.926
backdoor (not official)61.756729.116
cynical (not gullible)61.774723.144
gracious (not feisty)61.621428.034
spontaneous (not scheduled)61.449428.534
reasoned (not instinctual)61.437028.817
joyful (not miserable)61.439022.025
active (not slothful)61.3115222.522
reclusive (not social)61.345523.741
valedictorian (not drop out)61.384927.444
child free (not pronatalist)61.273725.415
asexual (not sexual)61.029724.125
leisurely (not hurried)60.735328.416
earth (not air)60.776029.735
often crying (not never cries)60.744820.841
'right-brained' (not 'left-brained')60.610125.716
emotional (not logical)60.562724.427
straightforward (not cryptic)60.587731.515
edgy (not politically correct)60.467322.026
smooth (not rough)60.452232.024
proletariat (not bourgeoisie)60.454825.621
glad (not mad)60.442826.620
👻 (not 🤖)60.452926.516
🥵 (not 🥶)60.451222.723
playful (not serious)60.243217.929
haunted (not blissful)59.988725.041
🧙 (not 👨‍🚀)59.855034.021
always down (not picky)59.827924.256
still (not twitchy)59.636531.436
rational (not whimsical)59.574828.928
sober (not indulgent)59.547822.224
chatty (not reserved)59.464427.521
good-cook (not bad-cook)59.446628.522
proactive (not reactive)59.333528.658
radical (not centrist)59.257327.247
highbrow (not lowbrow)59.178435.919
sane (not crazy)59.055124.026
family-first (not work-first)58.964630.236
overachiever (not underachiever)58.9110626.029
dominant (not submissive)58.792825.723
bright (not depressed)58.758923.816
chosen one (not everyman)58.764832.851
coordinated (not clumsy)58.691627.824
unassuming (not pretentious)58.639327.925
pain-avoidant (not masochistic)58.646229.824
statist (not anarchist)58.561524.720
patriotic (not unpatriotic)58.498625.317
brave (not careful)58.385031.226
slovenly (not stylish)58.338424.324
mysterious (not unambiguous)58.352624.023
obsessed (not aloof)58.288126.825
👽 (not 🤡)58.264227.519
💔 (not 💝)58.153138.719
exhibitionist (not bashful)58.182423.836
cheesy (not chic)58.065026.642
paranoid (not naive)58.076819.240
cautious (not impulsive)57.962423.716
dog person (not cat person)57.962733.160
spelunker (not claustrophobic)57.877930.920
vulnerable (not armoured)57.741324.832
hard-work (not natural-talent)57.786023.140
night owl (not morning lark)57.682430.619
💃 (not 🧕)57.686624.820
realistic (not ambitious)57.638432.332
deliberate (not spontaneous)57.588828.431
sad (not happy)57.580020.317
no-nonsense (not dramatic)57.456825.722
🧢 (not 🎩)57.461932.537
winter (not summer)57.461029.849
bold (not serious)56.972028.330
analysis (not common sense)56.972628.153
low self esteem (not narcissistic)56.543319.031
Pepsi (not Coke)56.535230.031
chortling (not giggling)56.389028.821
tame (not wild)56.151126.827
loose (not tight)56.140026.134
slow-talking (not fast-talking)56.038325.127
exuberant (not subdued)56.082728.121
guarded (not open)55.9110727.325
rural (not urban)55.935220.720
moist (not dry)55.959226.828
fast (not slow)55.8104226.129
resistant (not resigned)55.8118824.327
sensitive (not thick-skinned)55.859427.923
quiet (not loud)55.760621.818
🐒 (not 🐩)55.660132.317
contrarian (not yes-man)55.687729.842
messy (not neat)55.550225.124
🐴 (not 🦄)55.477529.315
comedic (not dramatic)55.438322.430
reliable (not experimental)55.377933.331
washed (not muddy)55.389022.946
🥳 (not 🥴)55.250427.014
privileged (not oppressed)55.199125.723
tailor (not blacksmith)55.190031.120
explorer (not builder)54.770027.721
realist (not idealist)54.773327.821
bossy (not meek)54.6105827.417
Italian (not Swedish)54.574427.925
stuck-in-the-past (not forward-thinking)54.558028.136
moderate (not extreme)54.248024.636
long-winded (not concise)54.062728.839
🛌 (not 🧗)53.948828.337
trolling (not triggered)53.839225.522
city-slicker (not country-bumpkin)53.7106423.221
🧐 (not 😎)53.766631.026
awkward (not suspicious)53.647523.421
socialist (not libertarian)53.336832.124
outsider (not insider)53.376730.523
soft (not hard)53.363628.827
prudish (not flirtatious)53.362225.642
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)53.279129.617
😭 (not 😀)53.071627.717
🏌 (not 🤺)53.030129.820
orderly (not chaotic)52.981031.322
gregarious (not private)52.954929.818
conspiracist (not sheeple)52.9105924.913
accommodating (not stubborn)52.734227.835
well behaved (not mischievous)52.661030.434
devout (not heathen)52.682529.518
vanilla (not kinky)52.573729.815
dorky (not cool)52.565528.732
poor (not rich)52.458420.419
theoretical (not empirical)52.347532.618
hedonist (not monastic)52.386032.113
political (not nonpolitical)52.190529.619
😜 (not 🤐)52.172931.724
jaded (not innocent)52.1105427.447
biased (not impartial)51.9121328.017
eastern (not western)51.829532.915
minimalist (not pack rat)51.786726.315
cocky (not timid)51.7117423.155
outlaw (not sheriff)51.677030.025
artistic (not scientific)51.573828.029
individualist (not communal)51.596834.628
OCD (not ADHD)51.5101924.925
refined (not rugged)51.489034.317
lighthearted (not intense)51.346330.438
tautology (not oxymoron)51.348725.241
open-book (not secretive)51.253729.638
astonishing (not methodical)51.157732.028
avant-garde (not classical)50.167531.627
mild (not spicy)50.855329.333
pensive (not serene)50.8137427.130
sorrowful (not cheery)50.597025.623
subjective (not objective)50.584733.019

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

Most similar Least similar
  1. Iroh (0.819)
  2. William H. 'Shakespeare' Hill (0.787)
  3. The Oracle (0.787)
  4. Remus Lupin (0.781)
  5. Belle (0.777)
  6. Sam Button (0.775)
  7. Derrial Book (0.773)
  8. Guinan (0.767)
  9. Ellis Boyd 'Red' Redding (0.76)
  10. Obi-Wan Kenobi (0.759)
  1. Joey Donner (-0.634)
  2. Topper (-0.623)
  3. Joffrey Baratheon (-0.592)
  4. Sheriff of Nottingham (-0.583)
  5. James Taggart (-0.578)
  6. Arturo Roman (-0.563)
  7. Prince John (-0.557)
  8. Cal Hockley (-0.547)
  9. The Deep (-0.535)
  10. Tom Buchanan (-0.532)

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: ENTP (r = 0.5)
  2. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESTP (r = 0.44)
  3. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENFP (r = 0.39)
  4. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESFP (r = 0.37)
  5. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENTJ (r = 0.07)
  6. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENFJ (r = 0.05)
  7. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INFP (r = -0.03)
  8. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INTP (r = -0.05)
  9. Enneagram: Type 7 (r = -0.08)
  10. Enneagram: Type 4 (r = -0.09)
  11. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISTP (r = -0.12)
  12. Enneagram: Type 8 (r = -0.13)
  13. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISFP (r = -0.15)
  14. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESFJ (r = -0.15)
  15. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESTJ (r = -0.16)
  16. Enneagram: Type 5 (r = -0.25)
  17. Enneagram: Type 6 (r = -0.3)
  18. Enneagram: Type 9 (r = -0.35)
  19. Enneagram: Type 2 (r = -0.38)
  20. Enneagram: Type 3 (r = -0.41)
  21. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INFJ (r = -0.48)
  22. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INTJ (r = -0.49)
  23. Enneagram: Type 1 (r = -0.54)
  24. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISFJ (r = -0.66)
  25. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISTJ (r = -0.67)

Notes

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