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Dr. Eric Foreman Descriptive Personality Statistics

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Dr. Eric Foreman is a character from House, M.D..

This page summarizes crowd sourced ratings of their personality collected from users of the Statistical "Which Character" Personality Quiz. This website has recruited more than 3 million volunteers to rate characters on descriptive adjectives and other properties, which can be aggregated to create profiles that users can be matched to as part of a personality test. For more information about how the ratings were collected and how they are used, see the documentation.

Aggregated ratings for 400 descriptions

The table shows the average rating the character received for each descriptive item on a 1 to 100 scale and what that character's rank for the description is among all 2,000 characters in the database. It also shows the standard deviation of the ratings and how many different individuals submitted a rating for that description.

ItemAverage ratingRankRating standard deviationNumber of raters
grounded (not fantasy-prone)91.53411.016
hygienic (not gross)88.533113.812
👨‍⚕️ (not 👨‍🔧)87.95618.3373
high IQ (not low IQ)87.832712.277
handshakes (not hugs)87.824816.612
gendered (not androgynous)87.614517.069
realistic (not fantastical)86.35415.440
scientific (not artistic)86.210613.072
unfrivolous (not goofy)85.915913.717
diligent (not lazy)85.857612.262
studious (not goof-off)85.822815.4344
self-disciplined (not disorganized)84.936912.267
👩‍🔬 (not 👩‍🎤)84.97815.9412
masculine (not feminine)84.734114.9145
serious (not playful)84.520215.458
valedictorian (not drop out)84.330918.9354
moderate (not gluttonous)84.31149.77
evolutionist (not creationist)84.19521.712
factual (not poetic)84.16214.859
fussy (not sloppy)84.01802.02
egalitarian (not racist)83.947116.1305
scheduled (not spontaneous)83.920116.484
focused (not absentminded)83.450514.614
coordinated (not clumsy)82.735915.466
physicist (not photographer)82.614918.211
knowledgeable (not ignorant)82.437219.578
straight (not queer)82.332822.565
city-slicker (not country-bumpkin)82.329317.5335
driven (not unambitious)82.265616.6127
workaholic (not slacker)82.157615.947
works hard (not plays hard)81.729318.873
competent (not incompetent)81.755917.380
practical (not imaginative)81.618515.876
earthly (not divine)81.61429.77
thinker (not feeler)81.514325.215
uptight (not easy)81.531412.711
orderly (not chaotic)81.318320.455
seemly (not inappropriate)81.326111.710
private (not gregarious)81.220611.152
meaningful (not pointless)81.14429.716
resentful (not euphoric)80.820018.89
pointed (not random)80.838120.548
deliberate (not spontaneous)80.728421.758
guarded (not open)80.742415.565
straight edge (not junkie)80.746520.521
neat (not messy)80.631517.6104
militaristic (not hippie)80.439014.019
stable (not unstable)80.313615.513
tense (not relaxed)80.244321.172
clean (not perverted)80.237718.150
hard-work (not natural-talent)80.112116.952
unstirring (not quivering)80.126014.714
down2earth (not head@clouds)80.015823.364
on-time (not tardy)80.046122.244
proud (not apologetic)79.860618.89
rational (not whimsical)79.623821.464
skeptical (not spiritual)79.632317.974
mature (not juvenile)79.528619.676
methodical (not astonishing)79.414419.674
sturdy (not flimsy)79.434416.757
analytical (not intuitive)79.221119.212
persistent (not quitter)79.2110420.2375
high standards (not desperate)79.225816.543
accurate (not off target)79.238020.612
never cries (not often crying)79.126117.643
OCD (not ADHD)79.019914.333
cynical (not gullible)79.033523.634
manicured (not scruffy)78.955216.667
overachiever (not underachiever)78.859826.237
stubborn (not accommodating)78.654520.943
demanding (not unchallenging)78.658123.145
scholarly (not crafty)78.310418.855
earth (not air)78.314720.431
reasonable (not deranged)78.126718.6348
concrete (not abstract)78.114320.6364
healthy (not sickly)77.945120.077
direct (not roundabout)77.939722.870
motivated (not unmotivated)77.9105527.532
straightforward (not cryptic)77.820523.152
frank (not sugarcoated)77.847622.442
precise (not vague)77.732520.8121
intellectual (not physical)77.647520.754
businesslike (not chivalrous)77.622122.046
parental (not childlike)77.542320.110
grumpy (not cheery)77.536710.512
formal (not intimate)77.319421.7301
armoured (not vulnerable)77.234120.664
tight (not loose)77.236020.571
not genocidal (not genocidal)77.257425.837
eloquent (not unpolished)77.241721.363
resourceful (not helpless)77.280217.953
civilized (not barbaric)77.052920.062
human (not animalistic)77.054020.273
work-first (not family-first)77.032120.398
strict (not lenient)76.831923.063
literal (not metaphorical)76.813120.571
cocky (not timid)76.862120.431
factual (not exaggerating)76.622223.440
pensive (not serene)76.619917.336
neurotypical (not autistic)76.532719.883
perceptive (not unobservant)76.384022.755
indoorsy (not outdoorsy)76.340218.911
stick-in-the-mud (not adventurous)76.215720.969
🤖 (not 👻)76.111419.8266
well behaved (not mischievous)76.020923.062
intense (not lighthearted)76.055218.546
distant (not touchy-feely)76.031620.436
strong identity (not social chameleon)76.061927.510
legit (not scrub)75.855720.4286
worldly (not innocent)75.855917.260
sane (not crazy)75.819921.5387
washed (not muddy)75.837223.843
pessimistic (not optimistic)75.720318.957
mild (not manic)75.712722.29
cautious (not impulsive)75.525220.382
realist (not idealist)75.519322.494
big-vocabulary (not small-vocabulary)75.471922.418
🐴 (not 🦄)75.427726.0342
corporate (not freelance)75.322326.466
no-nonsense (not dramatic)75.320425.956
sober (not indulgent)75.013218.249
capitalist (not communist)75.037917.310
bold (not shy)74.9102817.772
opinionated (not neutral)74.993019.536
mathematical (not literary)74.913726.148
consistent (not variable)74.928422.466
🏀 (not 🎨)74.928920.627
pro (not noob)74.775720.5371
utilitarian (not decorative)74.531322.552
go-getter (not slugabed)74.485424.4291
alert (not oblivious)74.459820.7354
believable (not poorly-written)74.473320.056
mechanical (not natural)74.424725.07
classical (not avant-garde)74.323220.753
reserved (not chatty)74.234519.952
preppy (not punk rock)74.247522.047
stoic (not expressive)74.219624.257
flat (not bubbly)74.033322.820
real (not philosophical)73.928822.462
monotone (not expressive)73.812723.830
🧠 (not 💪)73.869123.0387
👨‍🚀 (not 🧙)73.815523.3299
competitive (not cooperative)73.759623.666
rigid (not flexible)73.632420.875
proper (not scandalous)73.633721.345
charmer (not buffoon)73.565323.111
sheriff (not outlaw)73.436423.2124
cultured (not rustic)73.238422.029
stoic (not hypochondriac)72.929123.945
serious (not bold)72.918524.4122
secretive (not open-book)72.659126.162
dramatic (not comedic)72.663118.938
🤔 (not 🤫)72.517126.8313
arrogant (not humble)72.451822.662
fresh (not stinky)72.271824.5303
logical (not emotional)72.129219.466
regular (not zany)72.112823.3309
basic (not hipster)72.038620.163
leader (not follower)72.077416.09
urban (not rural)71.863822.9269
normie (not freak)71.821223.144
overthinker (not underthinker)71.677823.814
conventional (not creative)71.625824.874
genius (not dunce)71.666519.1135
suspicious (not awkward)71.654517.064
paranoid (not naive)71.637518.930
repetitive (not varied)71.423423.182
resolute (not wavering)71.459023.1351
Hates PDA (not Constant PDA)71.442313.05
confident (not insecure)71.372324.1132
prestigious (not disreputable)71.353624.758
rhythmic (not stuttering)71.370723.340
confidential (not gossiping)71.377022.474
centrist (not radical)71.27926.137
sorrowful (not cheery)71.149917.166
tasteful (not lewd)71.151723.248
English (not German)71.192229.661
hard (not soft)71.050620.379
conformist (not maverick)70.915629.110
bossy (not meek)70.982422.771
traditional (not unorthodox)70.928523.174
questioning (not believing)70.955721.413
handy (not can't-fix-anything)70.873217.113
pretentious (not unassuming)70.845724.9350
miserable (not joyful)70.849317.4374
nerd (not jock)70.764722.865
official (not backdoor)70.725025.887
reasoned (not instinctual)70.621427.598
politically correct (not edgy)70.627020.065
tactful (not indiscreet)70.646523.8344
hard (not soft)70.552223.879
active (not slothful)70.5109823.669
still (not twitchy)70.419825.645
normal (not weird)70.418424.672
triggered (not trolling)70.340824.456
flawed (not perfect)70.272916.212
spartan (not glamorous)69.753221.99
judgemental (not accepting)69.649522.655
noble (not jovial)69.660521.115
non-gamer (not gamer)69.658428.942
builder (not explorer)69.527421.865
presidential (not folksy)69.548923.056
deep (not epic)69.514817.831
street-smart (not sheltered)69.468823.751
atheist (not theist)69.452229.659
objective (not subjective)69.312825.872
clinical (not heartfelt)69.332028.711
reliable (not experimental)69.348824.371
coarse (not delicate)69.260113.55
wise (not foolish)69.253119.959
🤐 (not 😜)69.144025.6307
picky (not always down)69.143223.830
prideful (not envious)68.879128.058
sensible (not ludicrous)68.758326.755
important (not irrelevant)68.7117824.6377
insomniac (not slumbering)68.783513.812
quarrelsome (not warm)68.658321.559
assertive (not passive)68.690325.698
predictable (not quirky)68.624526.531
badass (not weakass)68.5102626.049
mellow (not energetic)68.534519.910
rich (not poor)68.469018.772
high-tech (not low-tech)68.446021.269
devoted (not unfaithful)68.4127324.835
minimalist (not pack rat)68.333323.1291
narcissistic (not low self esteem)68.357125.659
obsessed (not aloof)68.258222.756
tautology (not oxymoron)68.23722.226
tame (not wild)68.132023.399
modest (not flamboyant)68.056627.076
cold (not warm)68.045321.679
thick (not thin)68.031716.462
treasure (not trash)67.9117023.3323
opinionated (not jealous)67.990625.241
statist (not anarchist)67.838125.1283
contrarian (not yes-man)67.856528.124
permanent (not transient)67.539923.8100
analysis (not common sense)67.449027.935
utopian (not dystopian)67.436619.68
fast (not slow)67.487923.252
linear (not circular)67.421626.747
chronically single (not serial dater)67.474129.113
vanilla (not kinky)67.343224.959
monochrome (not multicolored)67.342028.261
🧐 (not 😎)67.340328.0364
bookish (not sporty)67.185020.769
offended (not chill)67.058423.551
chortling (not giggling)66.964423.447
bitter (not sweet)66.851923.366
mad (not glad)66.860523.5366
stingy (not generous)66.836124.140
repressed (not forward)66.725126.67
money-focused (not love-focused)66.635023.637
dry (not moist)66.535226.946
savory (not sweet)66.566321.412
good-manners (not bad-manners)66.486321.714
refined (not rugged)66.367224.060
routine (not innovative)66.345019.716
emancipated (not enslaved)66.278725.489
wooden (not plastic)66.278828.029
negative (not positive)66.146321.918
queen (not princess)66.079029.728
unfriendly (not friendly)66.037021.28
resistant (not resigned)65.894327.292
white knight (not bad boy)65.674523.540
gloomy (not sunny)65.566023.647
fighter (not lover)65.455022.036
individualist (not communal)65.467027.458
concise (not long-winded)65.439528.937
prudish (not flirtatious)65.438121.730
penny-pincher (not overspender)65.353822.5268
purple (not orange)65.238427.748
thick-skinned (not sensitive)65.155227.057
things-person (not people-person)65.149429.17
child free (not pronatalist)65.075425.944
independent (not codependent)65.086627.858
dominant (not submissive)64.698623.098
smug (not sheepish)64.6100824.77
introspective (not not introspective)64.482126.7294
tailor (not blacksmith)64.379328.460
humorless (not funny)64.238025.458
rap (not rock)64.19529.242
social climber (not nonconformist)64.143025.612
chaste (not lustful)63.938918.453
feisty (not gracious)63.797025.560
jaded (not innocent)63.695323.139
dolphin (not kangaroo)63.641425.98
close-minded (not open-minded)63.538923.151
🙃 (not 🥰)63.548027.5288
beautiful (not ugly)63.4132922.7116
uncreative (not open to new experinces)63.322722.667
🐘 (not 🐀)63.348926.5328
geriatric (not vibrant)63.322022.156
👽 (not 🤡)63.257024.3318
🥶 (not 🥵)63.236426.939
careful (not brave)63.129925.187
attractive (not repulsive)63.1120624.570
involved (not remote)63.1107025.069
oppressed (not privileged)63.037925.950
heroic (not villainous)62.9119122.0115
sincere (not irreverent)62.9101726.710
technophile (not luddite)62.845622.391
complicated (not simple)62.898525.544
hurried (not leisurely)62.865524.163
plant-neglecter (not green thumb)62.873131.39
🐮 (not 🐷)62.754024.6283
🎩 (not 🧢)62.773529.2340
Roman (not Greek)62.734725.532
unfulfilled (not fulfilled)62.784630.311
decisive (not hesitant)62.6105627.184
self-assured (not self-conscious)62.696329.173
haunted (not blissful)62.699725.531
😊 (not 🤣)62.587025.1322
hoarder (not unprepared)62.476719.951
homebody (not world traveler)62.456620.213
political (not nonpolitical)62.370123.859
disarming (not creepy)62.3110823.8118
bashful (not exhibitionist)62.327028.235
enlightened (not lost)62.250024.248
highbrow (not lowbrow)62.182326.456
honorable (not cunning)62.083828.4149
respectful (not rude)62.089124.782
French (not Russian)62.074227.561
machiavellian (not transparent)62.059130.235
🐩 (not 🐒)61.968127.1273
unemotional (not emotional)61.927326.434
🧕 (not 💃)61.828726.6341
average (not deviant)61.735327.969
old-fashioned (not progressive)61.758530.312
vain (not demure)61.669028.452
🤑 (not 🤠)61.649627.4310
📈 (not 📉)61.692028.7310
sassy (not chill)61.6108022.018
anti-prank (not prankster)61.693230.410
devout (not heathen)61.568025.950
angry (not good-humored)61.555223.463
industrial (not domestic)61.556625.859
pain-avoidant (not masochistic)61.543429.348
mad-scientist (not lumberjack)61.582817.415
suspicious (not trusting)61.479228.084
🐐 (not 🦒)61.481727.6314
resists change (not likes change)61.4101426.011
👟 (not 🥾)61.365331.4359
efficient (not overprepared)61.3100729.858
vintage (not trendy)61.3111027.440
winter (not summer)61.362727.432
dispassionate (not romantic)61.230825.949
🥴 (not 🥳)61.167923.5347
catty (not supportive)61.149930.313
frenzied (not sleepy)61.0136023.053
all-seeing (not blind)61.077215.214
🌟 (not 💩)60.8127527.2367
withdrawn (not outgoing)60.854225.015
sad (not happy)60.791218.677
employee (not entrepreneur)60.452523.711
modern (not historical)60.281625.656
monastic (not hedonist)60.036524.4249
specialist (not generalist)59.984329.269
unenthusiastic about food (not foodie)59.949929.712
impatient (not patient)59.897028.078
western (not eastern)59.8103130.7283
self-improving (not self-destructive)59.859726.859
protagonist (not antagonist)59.8123327.140
off-key (not musical)59.672124.354
hunter (not gatherer)59.686026.651
🧗 (not 🛌)59.5103128.7349
stylish (not slovenly)59.3101426.746
existentialist (not nihilist)59.392427.655
Italian (not Swedish)59.369925.839
soulful (not soulless)59.2134030.171
angelic (not demonic)59.193120.356
mainstream (not arcane)59.146228.946
reclusive (not social)59.162724.5321
punchable (not loveable)59.150228.160
welcoming experience (not cringing away)59.185721.612
calm (not anxious)59.051725.852
quiet (not loud)58.970324.179
lion (not zebra)58.898923.613
comfortable (not awkward)58.787728.315
selfish (not altruistic)58.665127.1100
mighty (not puny)58.5120123.863
insightful (not generic)58.5120023.211
cannibal (not vegan)58.468922.763
patriotic (not unpatriotic)58.3117425.4303
cool (not dorky)58.289825.9300
fixable (not unfixable)58.297131.550
chic (not cheesy)58.068229.249
bear (not wolf)57.955923.59
subdued (not exuberant)57.853227.454
biased (not impartial)57.4128228.868
😭 (not 😀)57.472724.4354
goth (not flower child)57.453521.026
charming (not awkward)57.2108725.864
loyal (not traitorous)57.1147028.764
insulting (not complimentary)57.170027.3129
proactive (not reactive)57.149231.733
goal-oriented (not experince-oriented)57.196331.89
insider (not outsider)57.059825.664
slow-talking (not fast-talking)56.947027.047
harsh (not gentle)56.885621.815
💔 (not 💝)56.768728.6281
tattle-tale (not f***-the-police)56.755928.362
authoritarian (not democratic)56.668830.261
trusting (not charming)56.666427.345
😇 (not 😈)56.689926.4353
reassuring (not fearmongering)56.6100425.650
boundary breaking (not stereotypical)56.698931.48
libertarian (not socialist)56.577530.254
jealous (not compersive)56.576927.662
master (not apprentice)56.5116525.6116
good-cook (not bad-cook)56.571120.536
deep (not shallow)56.4114625.7402
traumatized (not flourishing)56.4116126.244
lawyerly (not engineerial)56.394824.98
nice (not naughty)56.284730.412
reluctant (not eager)56.145623.311
ambitious (not realistic)56.0105534.343
creator (not consumer)56.0101124.39
woke (not problematic)56.079619.97
frugal (not lavish)55.993323.741
tall (not short)55.9101423.8125
attentive (not interrupting)55.987531.335
doer (not thinker)55.9115628.246
tired (not wired)55.950626.614
moderate (not extreme)55.856526.182
macho (not metrosexual)55.856328.050
cosmopolitan (not provincial)55.686729.188
sage (not whippersnapper)55.673122.349
dog person (not cat person)55.682834.438
kind (not cruel)55.5136424.060
wholesome (not salacious)55.5102227.5345
two-faced (not one-faced)55.557529.748
side character (not main character)55.589927.223
shy (not playful)55.440722.552
blue (not red)55.489025.97
alpha (not beta)55.3113427.880
unambiguous (not mysterious)55.394329.670
minds-own-business (not snoops)55.336827.79
interested (not bored)55.2141028.137
Coke (not Pepsi)55.173933.331
focused on the future (not focused on the present)55.068030.277
tiresome (not interesting)55.033125.5130
stable (not moody)54.849226.974
💀 (not 🎃)54.889930.838
popular (not rejected)54.890019.615
😬 (not 😏)54.764728.3370
entitled (not grateful)54.786426.234
giving (not receiving)54.7114228.737
prying (not unmeddlesome)54.6140530.08
inspiring (not cringeworthy)54.5108424.577
feminist (not sexist)54.4129624.2300
vengeful (not forgiving)54.388126.062
🙅‍♂️ (not 🙋‍♂️)54.367831.5323
curious (not apathetic)54.2142028.652
'left-brained' (not 'right-brained')54.156637.054
empath (not psychopath)53.9117827.134
extraordinary (not mundane)53.8133729.265
morning lark (not night owl)53.865028.677
🏌 (not 🤺)53.835530.8339
mild (not spicy)53.763727.699
young (not old)53.6119920.061
first-mate (not captain)53.691832.358
enchanting (not disturbing)53.6118618.711
debased (not pure)53.582524.357
smooth (not rough)53.590630.863
thrifty (not extravagant)53.594633.033
depressed (not bright)53.485723.245
everyman (not chosen one)53.475431.030
annoying (not unannoying)53.393427.89
nurturing (not poisonous)53.1117324.150
celebrity (not boy/girl-next-door)53.169529.428
fake (not real)53.042328.312
uninspiring (not charismatic)52.831425.773
sexual (not asexual)52.8131725.638
original (not cliché)52.5105022.613
🚴 (not 🏋️‍♂️)52.4137830.6323
stuck-in-the-past (not forward-thinking)52.378726.743
blessed (not cursed)52.364121.011
indie (not pop)52.1129929.135
ironic (not profound)52.096629.240
water (not fire)52.072230.932
proletariat (not bourgeoisie)51.7101924.997
liberal (not conservative)51.7126928.6329
spirited (not lifeless)51.6158822.110
theoretical (not empirical)51.566234.382
rebellious (not obedient)51.5123127.463
sheeple (not conspiracist)51.551427.7114
melee (not ranged)51.568826.641
cassanova (not love shy)51.598324.513
🐿 (not 🦇)51.4113629.4310
claustrophobic (not spelunker)51.463627.459
ivory-tower (not blue-collar)51.391131.147
ferocious (not pacifist)51.2120425.677
sarcastic (not genuine)51.291824.462
writer (not reader)51.0101429.313
nonpartisan (not activist)50.170026.213
introvert (not extrovert)50.285528.075
hypocritical (not equitable)50.290129.4105
fearful (not hopeful)50.371328.711
fortunate (not unlucky)50.591020.949

The lowest rating for any description in the table is 50.0 despite a 1 to 100 scale being used. This is because descriptions that had values lower than the midpoint were reversed. For example, a score of 1/100 for "hot (not cold)" is equivalent to a score of 100/100 for "cold (not hot)". This was done so that all the traits that are most distinctive for a character are at the top of the table.

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

Most similar Least similar
  1. Walter Skinner (0.867)
  2. Dr. Marcus Andrews (0.861)
  3. Cedric Daniels (0.859)
  4. Aaron Hotchner (0.859)
  5. M (0.843)
  6. Jack Crawford (0.841)
  7. Kerry Weaver (0.825)
  8. Preston Burke (0.822)
  9. Raymond Holt (0.819)
  10. Carl Hanratty (0.819)
  1. Patrick Star (-0.663)
  2. Alan (-0.66)
  3. Jason Mendoza (-0.641)
  4. Denny (-0.609)
  5. Luke Dunphy (-0.606)
  6. Gene Belcher (-0.603)
  7. Michael Kelso (-0.596)
  8. Kevin Malone (-0.593)
  9. Charlie Kelly (-0.589)
  10. Midge Pinciotti (-0.583)

Personality types

Users who took the quiz were asked to self-identify their Myers-Briggs and Enneagram types. We can look at the average match scores of these different groups of users with Dr. Eric Foreman to see what personality types people who describe themselves in ways similar to the way Dr. Eric Foreman is described identify as.

Myers-Briggs Self-type Average match score with character Number of users


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