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Daniel Jackson Personality Statistics

Daniel Jackson is a character from Stargate SG-1. 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
oxymoron (not tautology)100.010.01
valedictorian (not drop out)96.2127.916
love-focused (not money-focused)95.8115.25
high IQ (not low IQ)95.43910.5174
perceptive (not unobservant)94.2296.520
motivated (not unmotivated)94.2647.811
cultured (not rustic)93.81110.06
studious (not goof-off)93.5219.615
curious (not apathetic)93.3411.9140
bookish (not sporty)93.3378.8150
🧠 (not 💪)93.33111.322
genius (not dunce)93.12211.5165
egalitarian (not racist)92.8289.422
nerd (not jock)92.27910.4155
intellectual (not physical)92.1469.4172
civilized (not barbaric)91.73812.7148
protagonist (not antagonist)91.0559.02
gatherer (not hunter)90.829.59
kind (not cruel)90.68810.0148
devoted (not unfaithful)90.316412.06
diligent (not lazy)90.224114.0145
heroic (not villainous)90.29612.6148
workaholic (not slacker)90.115013.678
knowledgeable (not ignorant)90.19917.014
open-minded (not close-minded)89.51913.6190
persistent (not quitter)89.530322.022
competent (not incompetent)89.417114.6136
open to new experinces (not uncreative)89.28416.4151
democratic (not authoritarian)89.1613.5139
👨‍⚕️ (not 👨‍🔧)89.1359.916
giving (not receiving)89.0389.116
scholarly (not crafty)88.61716.0198
human (not animalistic)88.55314.1143
loyal (not traitorous)88.428414.9169
deep (not shallow)88.12012.833
important (not irrelevant)87.819212.022
driven (not unambitious)86.634016.0159
white knight (not bad boy)86.56815.511
works hard (not plays hard)86.410414.9153
overachiever (not underachiever)86.420319.776
🌟 (not 💩)86.316017.920
interested (not bored)86.34220.874
😇 (not 😈)86.26413.015
go-getter (not slugabed)86.019711.615
one-faced (not two-faced)85.511619.981
scientific (not artistic)85.011919.8138
empath (not psychopath)85.012218.288
thinker (not doer)85.0816.768
treasure (not trash)84.922221.535
🎨 (not 🏀)84.917319.879
not genocidal (not genocidal)84.917822.617
altruistic (not selfish)84.78915.3127
feminist (not sexist)84.722717.224
soulful (not soulless)84.125911.075
tasteful (not lewd)83.97615.5139
specialist (not generalist)83.62920.962
👩‍🔬 (not 👩‍🎤)83.48826.616
thrifty (not extravagant)83.21312.112
pure (not debased)83.07715.9137
introspective (not not introspective)82.76424.638
resolute (not wavering)82.713324.016
legit (not scrub)82.620020.816
pacifist (not ferocious)82.63917.9155
analysis (not common sense)82.69626.18
liberal (not conservative)82.511320.715
factual (not poetic)82.58113.615
factual (not exaggerating)82.39023.681
romantic (not dispassionate)82.220312.618
explorer (not builder)82.27621.3218
arcane (not mainstream)81.78419.9144
attractive (not repulsive)81.637915.8135
believable (not poorly-written)81.621117.219
nurturing (not poisonous)81.620316.879
reasonable (not deranged)81.613818.721
extraordinary (not mundane)81.523921.3135
vintage (not trendy)81.322216.777
boy/girl-next-door (not celebrity)81.221320.210
clean (not perverted)81.227023.269
historical (not modern)81.18420.7161
first-mate (not captain)81.016419.8172
beautiful (not ugly)81.054615.677
🧐 (not 😎)81.06328.718
generous (not stingy)81.016817.561
quirky (not predictable)81.09513.02
reassuring (not fearmongering)80.612724.516
respectful (not rude)80.422420.3136
👽 (not 🤡)80.26018.721
fresh (not stinky)80.130223.218
fixable (not unfixable)80.04212.816
active (not slothful)79.850019.1149
enlightened (not lost)79.86921.320
pro (not noob)79.744523.731
honorable (not cunning)79.617223.3143
opinionated (not neutral)79.657926.678
deep (not epic)79.41418.176
angelic (not demonic)79.219317.2139
resourceful (not helpless)79.059123.982
cooperative (not competitive)78.99522.5157
existentialist (not nihilist)78.82919.964
confidential (not gossiping)78.736221.1160
wise (not foolish)78.720822.3148
disarming (not creepy)78.623518.477
equitable (not hypocritical)78.59820.581
pointed (not random)78.444321.671
precise (not vague)78.326525.2155
obsessed (not aloof)78.221223.0121
🙋‍♂️ (not 🙅‍♂️)78.211721.211
English (not German)78.033620.513
preppy (not punk rock)78.027224.311
eloquent (not unpolished)77.635423.7158
highbrow (not lowbrow)77.417824.4132
forgiving (not vengeful)77.219420.7152
innocent (not jaded)77.19426.67
modest (not flamboyant)76.821122.2140
philosophical (not real)76.83524.9171
reasoned (not instinctual)76.68325.4142
quiet (not loud)76.616620.5153
water (not fire)76.610720.960
cheesy (not chic)76.418715.58
prestigious (not disreputable)76.428923.8189
wholesome (not salacious)76.428030.014
emancipated (not enslaved)76.327120.0131
fast-talking (not slow-talking)76.227424.919
rational (not whimsical)76.128123.7122
interesting (not tiresome)76.137623.3146
sage (not whippersnapper)75.97921.319
OCD (not ADHD)75.931023.956
accepting (not judgemental)75.818623.7146
master (not apprentice)75.748622.881
grateful (not entitled)75.719724.763
flower child (not goth)75.737834.43
emotional (not unemotional)75.546720.36
lover (not fighter)75.421219.277
proactive (not reactive)75.45425.49
complicated (not simple)74.941523.9123
🤔 (not 🤫)74.910331.712
vibrant (not geriatric)74.941020.115
chivalrous (not businesslike)74.915627.110
awkward (not suspicious)74.813120.5151
gendered (not androgynous)74.878821.473
vulnerable (not armoured)74.712118.3144
soft (not hard)74.521117.4148
contrarian (not yes-man)74.429313.87
🤖 (not 👻)74.412423.110
idealist (not realist)74.319027.380
tactful (not indiscreet)74.327526.114
abstract (not concrete)74.213622.611
frugal (not lavish)74.121419.3111
methodical (not astonishing)74.026727.1127
weird (not normal)73.936819.6164
introvert (not extrovert)73.815520.3135
involved (not remote)73.740927.1137
demure (not vain)73.714020.7145
warm (not cold)73.635822.4137
proper (not scandalous)73.527423.4159
indie (not pop)73.531829.013
opinionated (not jealous)73.348328.210
sensible (not ludicrous)73.237123.5152
good-humored (not angry)73.235821.3119
sensitive (not thick-skinned)73.119721.4144
wooden (not plastic)73.135319.98
privileged (not oppressed)72.854426.120
compersive (not jealous)72.118523.2120
unorthodox (not traditional)72.040127.486
bashful (not exhibitionist)72.08724.269
penny-pincher (not overspender)71.822124.614
sober (not indulgent)71.618925.2146
mild (not spicy)71.516723.3143
loveable (not punchable)71.542130.113
attentive (not interrupting)71.528427.370
technophile (not luddite)71.421830.2136
warm (not quarrelsome)71.324823.4175
metrosexual (not macho)71.333821.117
sheltered (not street-smart)71.220923.1145
creative (not conventional)71.135528.8164
straight (not queer)71.178627.493
beta (not alpha)71.025123.1149
soft (not hard)71.027519.984
📈 (not 📉)71.029134.212
🐿 (not 🦇)70.935826.014
mature (not juvenile)70.845524.978
🤠 (not 🤑)70.838924.010
prudish (not flirtatious)70.720713.96
conspiracist (not sheeple)70.646325.9144
smooth (not rough)70.423821.4152
transparent (not machiavellian)70.323428.19
pensive (not serene)70.250428.778
complimentary (not insulting)70.237125.264
tailor (not blacksmith)70.247132.113
trusting (not suspicious)70.123426.5146
charismatic (not uninspiring)69.874723.3152
dorky (not cool)69.829428.823
😊 (not 🤣)69.841128.717
tame (not wild)69.722725.3168
profound (not ironic)69.716525.171
optimistic (not pessimistic)69.633527.2145
well behaved (not mischievous)69.628826.1147
🧕 (not 💃)69.59225.619
utilitarian (not decorative)69.345827.465
genuine (not sarcastic)69.237426.1130
timid (not cocky)69.214226.26
🐮 (not 🐷)69.114830.218
haunted (not blissful)68.761920.657
high standards (not desperate)68.752326.457
thin (not thick)68.640718.8118
meek (not bossy)68.618121.6157
refined (not rugged)68.551221.1144
inspiring (not cringeworthy)68.444726.469
high-tech (not low-tech)68.338130.9142
resistant (not resigned)68.363926.2157
freelance (not corporate)68.254137.215
tense (not relaxed)68.084322.8166
night owl (not morning lark)68.053027.9113
🥾 (not 👟)68.033631.114
sweet (not bitter)67.940922.6132
humble (not arrogant)67.733225.8137
rock (not rap)67.793831.012
frank (not sugarcoated)67.773525.413
centrist (not radical)67.615130.912
healthy (not sickly)67.475524.0146
young (not old)67.268317.7127
self-improving (not self-destructive)67.229226.221
consistent (not variable)67.146230.914
deliberate (not spontaneous)67.168429.7138
ivory-tower (not blue-collar)66.940729.6147
often crying (not never cries)66.935119.110
vanilla (not kinky)66.835926.5132
bright (not depressed)66.837425.8149
classical (not avant-garde)66.742430.768
trusting (not charming)66.622925.7119
hoarder (not unprepared)66.542321.8171
expressive (not monotone)66.559027.811
tight (not loose)66.367525.125
theoretical (not empirical)65.86532.0118
awkward (not charming)65.726924.7169
outsider (not insider)65.740125.8144
stuttering (not rhythmic)65.716327.420
expressive (not stoic)65.557527.3127
private (not gregarious)65.559926.1134
head@clouds (not down2earth)65.538931.2154
literary (not mathematical)65.547633.9117
summer (not winter)65.349028.67
sane (not crazy)65.239224.914
work-first (not family-first)64.952129.3177
backdoor (not official)64.849725.6205
socialist (not libertarian)64.76229.3122
shy (not playful)64.416322.9129
masculine (not feminine)64.472519.7120
patient (not impatient)64.229427.883
gullible (not cynical)64.228730.511
lenient (not strict)64.140425.5130
forward-thinking (not stuck-in-the-past)64.046230.276
serious (not bold)63.934728.0133
imaginative (not practical)63.932928.7151
touchy-feely (not distant)63.939525.014
submissive (not dominant)63.829521.9131
western (not eastern)63.856129.324
gamer (not non-gamer)63.831232.179
🐒 (not 🐩)63.638930.415
ranged (not melee)63.534228.116
scheduled (not spontaneous)63.468432.2152
self-disciplined (not disorganized)63.492030.4158
serious (not playful)63.372324.9141
orderly (not chaotic)63.359130.6146
reclusive (not social)63.341327.620
politically correct (not edgy)63.237328.3153
city-slicker (not country-bumpkin)63.283031.017
patriotic (not unpatriotic)63.178023.317
tall (not short)63.061620.0129
rebellious (not obedient)63.074126.5171
vegan (not cannibal)62.950628.017
queen (not princess)62.772529.46
funny (not humorless)62.463822.7152
long-winded (not concise)62.238734.56
tattle-tale (not f***-the-police)62.132720.915
paranoid (not naive)62.164729.19
gracious (not feisty)62.020827.1146
clumsy (not coordinated)61.934025.8155
chosen one (not everyman)61.958925.011
🥵 (not 🥶)61.549023.145
intense (not lighthearted)61.386523.514
prideful (not envious)61.399220.510
folksy (not presidential)61.146328.813
freak (not normie)61.161925.873
independent (not codependent)60.979329.7199
🚴 (not 🏋️‍♂️)60.991329.417
overprepared (not efficient)60.913734.420
sexual (not asexual)60.985029.468
anxious (not calm)60.769126.3137
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)60.770029.3156
🧗 (not 🛌)60.777629.426
😏 (not 😬)60.660032.114
cautious (not impulsive)60.557431.3142
focused on the future (not focused on the present)60.538028.3142
hurried (not leisurely)60.561325.9195
regular (not zany)60.534432.619
flimsy (not sturdy)60.528028.515
manicured (not scruffy)60.486527.1192
flexible (not rigid)60.338726.6138
objective (not subjective)60.234132.485
stubborn (not accommodating)60.2100630.874
chaste (not lustful)60.142223.2129
good-cook (not bad-cook)60.144229.838
industrial (not domestic)59.952029.562
moderate (not extreme)59.834229.5148
🐀 (not 🐘)59.843327.919
skeptical (not spiritual)59.795232.2158
earth (not air)59.779334.259
hard-work (not natural-talent)59.780330.272
pack rat (not minimalist)59.443432.717
picky (not always down)59.267425.713
twitchy (not still)59.175828.273
cryptic (not straightforward)59.023227.9131
open-book (not secretive)58.937728.611
frenzied (not sleepy)58.9118729.714
fast (not slow)58.896427.1134
statist (not anarchist)58.860027.422
urban (not rural)58.894324.716
glad (not mad)58.846321.919
French (not Russian)58.873032.313
demanding (not unchallenging)58.8110228.063
traumatized (not flourishing)58.782627.115
logical (not emotional)58.552029.9132
ambitious (not realistic)58.580232.782
shy (not bold)58.415725.8181
self-conscious (not self-assured)58.428029.2127
metaphorical (not literal)58.329630.8128
open (not guarded)58.025228.1151
monastic (not hedonist)57.837936.010
triggered (not trolling)57.887922.514
repetitive (not varied)57.773327.776
atheist (not theist)57.678035.662
dry (not moist)57.658334.511
impartial (not biased)57.514429.8123
dramatic (not comedic)57.496526.467
💝 (not 💔)57.363536.017
circular (not linear)57.248031.218
pain-avoidant (not masochistic)57.054132.123
orange (not purple)56.756626.6114
💀 (not 🎃)56.769132.843
joyful (not miserable)56.548019.917
exuberant (not subdued)56.581529.020
'left-brained' (not 'right-brained')56.429031.1114
on-time (not tardy)56.495931.362
multicolored (not monochrome)56.262231.358
proletariat (not bourgeoisie)55.769731.1103
permanent (not transient)55.677830.478
worldly (not innocent)55.5103329.8130
dramatic (not no-nonsense)55.572628.281
🦄 (not 🐴)55.555936.312
communal (not individualist)55.145430.152
hesitant (not decisive)55.035827.2118
reliable (not experimental)54.979132.821
🥰 (not 🙃)54.771935.321
sheriff (not outlaw)54.671227.6135
alert (not oblivious)54.698836.714
narcissistic (not low self esteem)54.590526.911
badass (not weakass)54.5111325.980
fortunate (not unlucky)54.462528.9155
chatty (not reserved)54.474831.6157
hipster (not basic)54.346829.8138
Pepsi (not Coke)54.247930.344
autistic (not neurotypical)54.119828.0152
🤐 (not 😜)54.173126.517
gloomy (not sunny)54.082325.817
devout (not heathen)53.979031.9135
passive (not assertive)53.935227.0142
unassuming (not pretentious)53.954932.412
🏌 (not 🤺)53.829530.915
political (not nonpolitical)53.784433.9134
cosmopolitan (not provincial)53.774231.3134
child free (not pronatalist)53.598029.7102
🥴 (not 🥳)53.583324.716
chortling (not giggling)53.597924.714
confident (not insecure)53.3108326.2141
stable (not moody)53.243828.8145
neat (not messy)53.195232.2140
deviant (not average)52.994928.5168
🦒 (not 🐐)52.937235.316
Greek (not Roman)52.961530.214
roundabout (not direct)52.638929.2143
Swedish (not Italian)52.566527.410
rich (not poor)52.394421.7144
cat person (not dog person)52.371832.810
washed (not muddy)52.396329.27
happy (not sad)52.255921.8140
🧢 (not 🎩)52.072534.920
😭 (not 😀)51.976027.714
stoic (not hypochondriac)51.594734.04
sorrowful (not cheery)51.495725.6158
👨‍🚀 (not 🧙)51.474238.924
off-key (not musical)51.390322.815
offended (not chill)51.293624.415
spelunker (not claustrophobic)51.1104725.918
realistic (not fantastical)51.090133.058
careful (not brave)50.954329.3143
puny (not mighty)50.145224.7152
unambiguous (not mysterious)50.888730.9161
stylish (not slovenly)50.6103024.9140
intimate (not formal)50.579729.322

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

Most similar Least similar
  1. Dr. Spencer Reid (0.823)
  2. Leo Fitz (0.802)
  3. Willow Rosenberg (0.8)
  4. Ariadne (0.798)
  5. Felicity Smoak (0.782)
  6. Jemma Simmons (0.78)
  7. Bruce Banner (0.774)
  8. Rosalind Walker (0.773)
  9. Monty Green (0.766)
  10. Lisa Simpson (0.756)
  1. Joey Donner (-0.588)
  2. Sheriff of Nottingham (-0.566)
  3. Nelson Muntz (-0.563)
  4. Gaston (-0.537)
  5. Noah Puckerman (-0.532)
  6. George Wickham (-0.521)
  7. Joffrey Baratheon (-0.516)
  8. Zapp Brannigan (-0.512)
  9. Lisa (-0.505)
  10. Krusty the Clown (-0.496)

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: ENTJ (r = 0.55)
  2. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENTP (r = 0.53)
  3. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESTP (r = 0.5)
  4. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESTJ (r = 0.4)
  5. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENFJ (r = 0.3)
  6. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESFP (r = 0.29)
  7. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENFP (r = 0.29)
  8. Enneagram: Type 8 (r = 0.26)
  9. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESFJ (r = 0.18)
  10. Enneagram: Type 5 (r = 0.12)
  11. Enneagram: Type 4 (r = 0.07)
  12. Enneagram: Type 3 (r = 0.06)
  13. Enneagram: Type 7 (r = 0.04)
  14. Enneagram: Type 6 (r = -0.0)
  15. Enneagram: Type 1 (r = -0.04)
  16. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INTJ (r = -0.12)
  17. Enneagram: Type 2 (r = -0.16)
  18. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INTP (r = -0.17)
  19. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISTP (r = -0.23)
  20. Enneagram: Type 9 (r = -0.23)
  21. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISTJ (r = -0.28)
  22. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INFP (r = -0.31)
  23. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INFJ (r = -0.32)
  24. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISFP (r = -0.38)
  25. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISFJ (r = -0.43)

Notes

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