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Evan Personality Statistics

Evan is a character from Superbad. 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
nerd (not jock)94.4238.9311
bookish (not sporty)90.06311.1307
🚴 (not 🏋️‍♂️)88.0810.967
🧠 (not 💪)87.47911.557
intellectual (not physical)87.19014.1287
submissive (not dominant)86.71812.9344
thin (not thick)86.41215.4333
awkward (not suspicious)86.21715.7291
soft (not hard)86.02014.0309
pacifist (not ferocious)85.91314.9299
kind (not cruel)85.814312.8303
anxious (not calm)85.35216.6335
quiet (not loud)85.13212.7307
soft (not hard)84.73114.7106
tense (not relaxed)84.113915.3312
civilized (not barbaric)84.013716.1285
human (not animalistic)84.011714.3329
insecure (not confident)83.92315.4343
introvert (not extrovert)83.92814.4329
self-conscious (not self-assured)83.91017.0336
cautious (not impulsive)83.53218.1320
mild (not spicy)83.32017.4346
sensitive (not thick-skinned)83.23314.8337
beta (not alpha)83.14816.7340
vanilla (not kinky)82.93516.9293
shy (not playful)82.6713.8325
respectful (not rude)82.511618.2347
shy (not bold)82.3915.8313
modest (not flamboyant)82.36519.5334
hesitant (not decisive)82.31517.6311
sheltered (not street-smart)82.33416.5349
innocent (not worldly)82.22217.7315
passive (not assertive)82.11518.1299
🐿 (not 🦇)81.64318.065
young (not old)81.116422.6293
angelic (not demonic)80.89115.8287
sensible (not ludicrous)80.810417.9313
egalitarian (not racist)80.831216.156
👟 (not 🥾)80.73922.273
meek (not bossy)80.43418.9322
awkward (not charming)80.34418.7340
tame (not wild)80.13916.6354
scheduled (not spontaneous)80.017320.1335
moderate (not extreme)80.01318.4315
😇 (not 😈)79.89017.672
forgiving (not vengeful)79.78618.1319
high IQ (not low IQ)79.237616.4330
cooperative (not competitive)79.16119.0273
soulful (not soulless)79.125916.598
dorky (not cool)79.17224.067
proper (not scandalous)79.010716.9339
wholesome (not salacious)78.814525.653
reasonable (not deranged)78.714021.072
puny (not mighty)78.03018.4333
👨‍⚕️ (not 👨‍🔧)77.612319.063
noob (not pro)77.52822.166
neat (not messy)77.323420.0306
humble (not arrogant)77.210720.6305
🛌 (not 🧗)77.25521.6104
loyal (not traitorous)77.142521.2329
reasoned (not instinctual)77.15319.8314
private (not gregarious)77.116118.3306
nurturing (not poisonous)77.120317.8152
skeptical (not spiritual)76.924819.4309
orderly (not chaotic)76.817521.7338
careful (not brave)76.74421.4281
outsider (not insider)76.78424.0314
average (not deviant)76.62619.7339
scholarly (not crafty)76.37021.0393
valedictorian (not drop out)76.131219.866
first-mate (not captain)76.018322.5363
politically correct (not edgy)75.95821.3283
vulnerable (not armoured)75.96622.3326
deliberate (not spontaneous)75.727621.1339
heroic (not villainous)75.535716.5322
democratic (not authoritarian)75.310723.0282
reclusive (not social)75.310518.6113
frugal (not lavish)75.213118.2297
methodical (not astonishing)75.016319.8292
domestic (not industrial)74.97420.195
👩‍🔬 (not 👩‍🎤)74.713926.360
works hard (not plays hard)74.432919.4321
demure (not vain)74.28220.0271
diligent (not lazy)74.258720.5323
apprentice (not master)74.18824.4168
practical (not imaginative)74.124222.6310
obedient (not rebellious)74.09421.4328
guarded (not open)73.737420.2341
unambiguous (not mysterious)73.413422.5346
focused on the future (not focused on the present)73.35822.9314
treasure (not trash)73.345223.566
sweet (not bitter)73.116222.3327
🤖 (not 👻)72.98818.957
important (not irrelevant)72.846025.8103
sane (not crazy)72.813724.178
roundabout (not direct)72.73425.0309
well behaved (not mischievous)72.314323.3338
rational (not whimsical)72.126725.6340
slovenly (not stylish)72.19219.5282
penny-pincher (not overspender)72.113820.8109
scientific (not artistic)72.124120.6285
pure (not debased)72.120920.5302
gracious (not feisty)72.04621.2327
🐀 (not 🐘)72.010425.7107
serious (not playful)71.735121.5315
honorable (not cunning)71.722922.7312
refined (not rugged)71.728121.2291
serious (not bold)71.711620.5309
clumsy (not coordinated)71.512524.0299
complimentary (not insulting)71.519121.796
statist (not anarchist)71.313422.189
monochrome (not multicolored)71.214723.186
introspective (not not introspective)71.023121.183
reserved (not chatty)70.921323.2338
mundane (not extraordinary)70.86922.1289
repetitive (not varied)70.814920.5130
stick-in-the-mud (not adventurous)70.713820.3348
self-disciplined (not disorganized)70.647225.5347
liberal (not conservative)70.523723.263
🌟 (not 💩)70.542327.251
deep (not shallow)70.228224.463
confidential (not gossiping)70.038523.8345
trusting (not charming)69.97423.8314
😬 (not 😏)69.911529.773
🤠 (not 🤑)69.824526.464
warm (not quarrelsome)69.717524.0339
literal (not metaphorical)69.322324.2278
workaholic (not slacker)69.253823.3115
technophile (not luddite)68.616723.5226
feminist (not sexist)68.440524.078
hurried (not leisurely)68.220225.2366
traditional (not unorthodox)68.218327.7105
tall (not short)67.928820.4328
warm (not cold)67.730323.6319
🧐 (not 😎)67.719929.058
tactful (not indiscreet)67.632024.062
🤔 (not 🤫)67.518127.756
🧕 (not 💃)67.58822.882
good-humored (not angry)67.330022.2294
manicured (not scruffy)66.946925.7357
realist (not idealist)66.923128.595
studious (not goof-off)66.949226.183
sheriff (not outlaw)66.826824.4337
conventional (not creative)66.320727.0288
codependent (not independent)66.317029.1377
devout (not heathen)66.226724.3308
high-tech (not low-tech)66.224822.6282
weird (not normal)66.133824.9294
provincial (not cosmopolitan)66.117925.2255
orange (not purple)66.015426.0226
disarming (not creepy)66.045925.1142
patient (not impatient)65.917626.7142
utilitarian (not decorative)65.738526.984
💝 (not 💔)65.722230.4120
classical (not avant-garde)65.530325.477
😊 (not 🤣)64.935728.466
🤐 (not 😜)64.929229.165
altruistic (not selfish)64.833724.5321
mathematical (not literary)64.818427.7272
funny (not humorless)64.634223.8316
rigid (not flexible)64.432524.4299
atheist (not theist)64.433926.482
sheeple (not conspiracist)64.47826.9285
pessimistic (not optimistic)64.328327.6326
straight (not queer)63.866326.9169
driven (not unambitious)63.773825.5341
wavering (not resolute)63.78329.271
sober (not indulgent)63.526126.4315
genius (not dunce)63.448119.2326
patriotic (not unpatriotic)63.446723.453
enslaved (not emancipated)63.09924.0259
concrete (not abstract)63.034331.050
prestigious (not disreputable)62.944426.0286
official (not backdoor)62.722829.1323
feminine (not masculine)62.629218.5336
competent (not incompetent)62.666326.5297
genuine (not sarcastic)62.533628.8309
formal (not intimate)62.332129.0130
🥴 (not 🥳)62.131831.463
tasteful (not lewd)61.846425.1331
persistent (not quitter)61.585827.661
cringeworthy (not inspiring)61.227526.0115
precise (not vague)61.050527.5306
curious (not apathetic)60.755626.0311
theoretical (not empirical)60.77728.8307
sorrowful (not cheery)60.644322.2314
📈 (not 📉)60.445530.262
down2earth (not head@clouds)60.241529.7296
regular (not zany)60.021530.871
🐮 (not 🐷)59.835029.592
gendered (not androgynous)59.680830.1156
unlucky (not fortunate)59.534027.0295
existentialist (not nihilist)59.443225.469
fresh (not stinky)59.254927.1107
basic (not hipster)59.151228.0280
unassuming (not pretentious)59.122631.064
miserable (not joyful)59.048424.581
obsessed (not aloof)58.851127.3320
healthy (not sickly)58.862625.3314
beautiful (not ugly)58.467627.5121
🦒 (not 🐐)58.411330.896
🥰 (not 🙃)58.335433.2107
minimalist (not pack rat)58.238028.460
🧙 (not 👨‍🚀)58.037332.1107
western (not eastern)57.952533.696
legit (not scrub)57.965428.3109
strict (not lenient)57.747428.2296
morning lark (not night owl)57.626128.9284
sad (not happy)57.551821.6297
attractive (not repulsive)57.464321.8301
equitable (not hypocritical)57.442928.091
uninspiring (not charismatic)57.314226.1314
city-slicker (not country-bumpkin)57.259827.677
logical (not emotional)56.934328.5306
🤡 (not 👽)56.929832.161
uncreative (not open to new experinces)56.819227.1332
family-first (not work-first)56.838226.9331
child free (not pronatalist)56.756430.6247
simple (not complicated)56.621529.3300
slow (not fast)56.318526.0286
arcane (not mainstream)56.244328.7292
trusting (not suspicious)56.131630.2312
'left-brained' (not 'right-brained')55.717630.2257
🏌 (not 🤺)55.716031.846
straightforward (not cryptic)55.465529.9293
unpolished (not eloquent)55.331728.8313
smooth (not rough)55.241927.6303
stoic (not expressive)55.036527.1315
wise (not foolish)54.950625.6337
permanent (not transient)54.949427.2138
generalist (not specialist)54.924328.390
oblivious (not alert)54.628526.861
🙅‍♂️ (not 🙋‍♂️)54.634532.358
🐒 (not 🐩)54.638430.863
resigned (not resistant)54.511629.2285
slothful (not active)54.412025.6299
proletariat (not bourgeoisie)54.346027.6248
😭 (not 😀)54.243429.571
socialist (not libertarian)54.119428.6232
mature (not juvenile)53.951225.199
poor (not rich)53.833418.8278
accepting (not judgemental)53.838429.3315
urban (not rural)53.665530.3112
remote (not involved)53.517227.1307
historical (not modern)53.537627.3302
biased (not impartial)53.472527.2283
compersive (not jealous)53.442826.2263
🧢 (not 🎩)53.341531.362
individualist (not communal)53.256430.297
chaste (not lustful)52.337828.2327
interesting (not tiresome)52.369126.7320
depressed (not bright)52.143225.9314
objective (not subjective)52.139929.5101
slugabed (not go-getter)51.912627.261
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)51.749428.7297
mad (not glad)51.755826.166
🐴 (not 🦄)51.754035.876
nonpolitical (not political)51.637629.2253
real (not philosophical)51.668828.6276
builder (not explorer)51.647326.4290
hedonist (not monastic)51.655625.447
unprepared (not hoarder)51.533229.4290
no-nonsense (not dramatic)51.447128.9175
open-minded (not close-minded)51.259725.6351
highbrow (not lowbrow)50.963326.4307
stable (not moody)50.333725.9325
neurotypical (not autistic)50.482627.3289
helpless (not resourceful)50.414729.393

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

Most similar Least similar
  1. Brian Johnson (0.931)
  2. George Michael Bluth (0.911)
  3. Nick Carraway (0.86)
  4. Leonard Hofstadter (0.845)
  5. Molly Hooper (0.845)
  1. Charlie Harper (-0.69)
  2. Tyler Durden (-0.659)
  3. Noah Puckerman (-0.647)
  4. Bart Simpson (-0.638)
  5. Bellatrix Lestrange (-0.636)

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: INTP (r = 0.31)
  2. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INFP (r = 0.3)
  3. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISTP (r = 0.28)
  4. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISFP (r = 0.27)
  5. Enneagram: Type 6 (r = 0.24)
  6. Enneagram: Type 5 (r = 0.23)
  7. Enneagram: Type 4 (r = 0.2)
  8. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INFJ (r = 0.17)
  9. Enneagram: Type 9 (r = 0.17)
  10. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISFJ (r = 0.13)
  11. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INTJ (r = 0.12)
  12. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISTJ (r = 0.11)
  13. Enneagram: Type 2 (r = 0.06)
  14. Enneagram: Type 1 (r = 0.05)
  15. Enneagram: Type 3 (r = -0.13)
  16. Enneagram: Type 7 (r = -0.13)
  17. Enneagram: Type 8 (r = -0.16)
  18. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENFP (r = -0.36)
  19. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESFP (r = -0.41)
  20. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENTP (r = -0.48)
  21. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESFJ (r = -0.52)
  22. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENFJ (r = -0.53)
  23. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESTP (r = -0.53)
  24. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESTJ (r = -0.62)
  25. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENTJ (r = -0.65)

Notes

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