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Geordi La Forge Personality Statistics

Geordi La Forge is a character from Star Trek: The Next Generation. 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
egalitarian (not racist)94.6410.516
diligent (not lazy)94.1678.117
competent (not incompetent)94.0407.623
knowledgeable (not ignorant)93.3299.0113
technophile (not luddite)93.1610.014
human (not animalistic)92.759.37
loyal (not traitorous)91.712214.119
high-tech (not low-tech)90.73312.911
heroic (not villainous)90.6729.513
scientific (not artistic)89.7308.611
go-getter (not slugabed)88.29610.520
perceptive (not unobservant)88.216914.085
genius (not dunce)88.08317.8124
curious (not apathetic)87.83226.712
self-disciplined (not disorganized)87.319211.810
high IQ (not low IQ)87.324020.620
treasure (not trash)87.311916.8122
prestigious (not disreputable)87.14310.78
healthy (not sickly)86.6879.622
😇 (not 😈)86.65310.020
active (not slothful)86.119115.317
cooperative (not competitive)86.11913.913
valedictorian (not drop out)85.619020.817
driven (not unambitious)85.637011.715
persistent (not quitter)85.546417.924
objective (not subjective)85.3418.512
pro (not noob)85.221416.331
🤔 (not 🤫)85.11119.923
legit (not scrub)85.010714.219
reasonable (not deranged)84.57419.517
wholesome (not salacious)84.39010.414
civilized (not barbaric)84.117712.713
fresh (not stinky)84.112912.414
well behaved (not mischievous)84.03819.312
precise (not vague)83.810912.313
loveable (not punchable)83.711616.783
believable (not poorly-written)83.711413.685
sensible (not ludicrous)83.66511.010
kind (not cruel)83.527113.318
nerd (not jock)83.319018.915
coordinated (not clumsy)83.323915.710
soulful (not soulless)83.224513.818
specialist (not generalist)83.13123.715
altruistic (not selfish)83.010112.419
angelic (not demonic)82.99712.215
nurturing (not poisonous)82.715015.315
orderly (not chaotic)82.610710.88
utilitarian (not decorative)82.65314.019
resourceful (not helpless)82.636423.512
respectful (not rude)82.614423.814
complimentary (not insulting)82.5756.08
alert (not oblivious)82.517517.017
interesting (not tiresome)82.315714.319
proper (not scandalous)82.38413.715
👨‍🚀 (not 🧙)82.32519.420
workaholic (not slacker)81.840312.915
self-improving (not self-destructive)81.73915.7102
rational (not whimsical)81.712713.515
👩‍🔬 (not 👩‍🎤)81.49624.824
master (not apprentice)80.729020.714
bright (not depressed)80.57414.015
🌟 (not 💩)80.231424.830
intellectual (not physical)80.226723.413
no-nonsense (not dramatic)80.17318.913
fixable (not unfixable)80.03717.4101
decisive (not hesitant)79.828821.713
equitable (not hypocritical)79.37321.6106
important (not irrelevant)79.345319.823
straightforward (not cryptic)79.211510.510
mathematical (not literary)79.05918.16
basic (not hipster)78.813121.35
neat (not messy)78.627520.418
studious (not goof-off)78.538318.028
🧠 (not 💪)78.530925.327
English (not German)78.523725.988
wise (not foolish)78.417018.911
accepting (not judgemental)78.312426.411
permanent (not transient)78.17226.517
sturdy (not flimsy)78.129818.587
city-slicker (not country-bumpkin)77.934718.123
good-humored (not angry)77.620621.19
🤠 (not 🤑)77.615518.222
deliberate (not spontaneous)77.53049.519
pure (not debased)77.516810.911
extraordinary (not mundane)77.232320.221
forgiving (not vengeful)77.217211.810
efficient (not overprepared)77.110320.4106
down2earth (not head@clouds)76.917323.216
consistent (not variable)76.815719.198
attractive (not repulsive)76.746017.015
democratic (not authoritarian)76.510421.420
existentialist (not nihilist)76.54522.98
warm (not cold)76.423217.09
🙋‍♂️ (not 🙅‍♂️)76.213618.412
modern (not historical)76.117418.512
tame (not wild)76.19818.39
first-mate (not captain)76.023827.09
sane (not crazy)76.011021.022
ranged (not melee)76.04623.179
vibrant (not geriatric)75.832020.588
bookish (not sporty)75.838019.118
sheriff (not outlaw)75.720523.314
sober (not indulgent)75.69521.119
🚴 (not 🏋️‍♂️)75.528618.924
👨‍🔧 (not 👨‍⚕️)75.421325.321
open to new experinces (not uncreative)75.338526.115
introspective (not not introspective)75.319515.012
skeptical (not spiritual)75.037521.924
tasteful (not lewd)74.925419.817
works hard (not plays hard)74.939217.817
frugal (not lavish)74.916019.48
devout (not heathen)74.814225.117
scheduled (not spontaneous)74.534417.519
industrial (not domestic)74.511023.715
tactful (not indiscreet)74.522313.219
vegan (not cannibal)74.318018.399
masculine (not feminine)74.241915.015
charismatic (not uninspiring)74.248820.715
resolute (not wavering)74.131220.522
atheist (not theist)74.123618.215
patriotic (not unpatriotic)73.930822.419
optimistic (not pessimistic)73.821024.818
enlightened (not lost)73.814219.2111
real (not philosophical)73.421923.317
emancipated (not enslaved)73.330520.021
deep (not shallow)73.228619.7122
French (not Russian)73.216521.773
minimalist (not pack rat)73.013219.814
stylish (not slovenly)72.939521.221
obedient (not rebellious)72.814523.512
methodical (not astonishing)72.726823.615
arcane (not mainstream)72.62017.65
feminist (not sexist)72.647721.721
warm (not quarrelsome)72.419516.416
obsessed (not aloof)72.129921.110
statist (not anarchist)72.115421.018
moderate (not extreme)72.09617.210
humble (not arrogant)71.921714.917
smooth (not rough)71.917618.616
manicured (not scruffy)71.853723.016
honorable (not cunning)71.730526.7126
socialist (not libertarian)71.7519.915
cheery (not sorrowful)71.719125.58
impartial (not biased)71.41421.313
inspiring (not cringeworthy)71.430321.620
serious (not playful)71.344914.27
involved (not remote)71.341528.112
liberal (not conservative)71.130820.613
builder (not explorer)71.016523.617
compersive (not jealous)70.918315.08
factual (not poetic)70.928623.9115
chill (not offended)70.714418.8105
unassuming (not pretentious)70.611822.317
mature (not juvenile)70.437825.818
sweet (not bitter)70.328718.116
cautious (not impulsive)70.226121.719
complicated (not simple)70.246213.514
beautiful (not ugly)70.171015.214
social (not reclusive)70.033820.922
romantic (not dispassionate)70.048720.6100
blacksmith (not tailor)70.020930.8108
urban (not rural)69.947427.918
open-minded (not close-minded)69.932725.614
sunny (not gloomy)69.926621.7102
glad (not mad)69.619718.513
fast (not slow)69.550620.515
disarming (not creepy)69.550122.317
eloquent (not unpolished)69.447726.819
modest (not flamboyant)69.336422.816
spelunker (not claustrophobic)69.228621.696
open-book (not secretive)69.016022.6105
work-first (not family-first)68.937624.818
rhythmic (not stuttering)68.955226.6103
bold (not shy)68.784426.717
pacifist (not ferocious)68.618616.08
hoarder (not unprepared)68.627513.812
young (not old)68.454016.08
nonpolitical (not political)68.315521.017
calm (not anxious)68.220926.86
pain-avoidant (not masochistic)68.012819.794
'left-brained' (not 'right-brained')67.82228.712
🤖 (not 👻)67.822419.719
flourishing (not traumatized)67.811923.7107
🧗 (not 🛌)67.746127.318
confidential (not gossiping)67.557723.215
gatherer (not hunter)67.432225.0107
serious (not bold)67.022723.114
💝 (not 💔)67.029532.716
western (not eastern)66.931527.714
happy (not sad)66.821216.517
😀 (not 😭)66.827227.722
proletariat (not bourgeoisie)66.530720.511
insider (not outsider)66.518422.015
realist (not idealist)66.430922.817
🐮 (not 🐷)66.418621.214
metrosexual (not macho)66.343321.3116
funny (not humorless)66.244521.516
🤺 (not 🏌)66.262925.616
hurried (not leisurely)66.031818.816
👽 (not 🤡)66.031123.913
monastic (not hedonist)65.911923.115
night owl (not morning lark)65.747617.97
📈 (not 📉)65.643628.220
official (not backdoor)65.527825.514
soft (not hard)65.332321.717
quiet (not loud)65.233424.918
🥰 (not 🙃)65.232029.812
joyful (not miserable)65.125929.319
literal (not metaphorical)65.140927.014
tight (not loose)64.959622.9100
gendered (not androgynous)64.895129.710
confident (not insecure)64.765529.719
playful (not shy)64.765921.321
soft (not hard)63.935016.718
highbrow (not lowbrow)63.850519.716
genuine (not sarcastic)63.641833.913
mighty (not puny)63.569516.113
neurotypical (not autistic)63.578728.818
lighthearted (not intense)63.321325.590
chatty (not reserved)63.247123.814
mild (not spicy)63.124724.819
patient (not impatient)62.926627.315
classical (not avant-garde)62.944826.310
resistant (not resigned)62.674825.994
reliable (not experimental)62.647930.5124
direct (not roundabout)62.569026.611
demure (not vain)62.136428.77
street-smart (not sheltered)62.162520.811
linear (not circular)61.932726.877
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)61.646227.714
concrete (not abstract)61.649625.113
vanilla (not kinky)61.342128.312
traditional (not unorthodox)60.938227.911
logical (not emotional)60.837425.913
rich (not poor)60.760626.28
independent (not codependent)60.763827.913
assertive (not passive)60.680722.413
low self esteem (not narcissistic)60.528722.1106
child free (not pronatalist)60.363929.412
expressive (not stoic)60.257626.111
😊 (not 🤣)60.259623.923
normal (not weird)60.132419.819
practical (not imaginative)60.065526.220
fast-talking (not slow-talking)60.064123.295
worldly (not innocent)59.977726.613
awkward (not suspicious)59.829426.816
flexible (not rigid)59.832724.624
frenzied (not sleepy)59.893520.094
unambiguous (not mysterious)59.551028.117
sensitive (not thick-skinned)59.241924.211
communal (not individualist)59.228423.013
Greek (not Roman)59.223429.674
🥳 (not 🥴)58.933124.424
orange (not purple)58.839628.014
reasoned (not instinctual)58.238537.95
average (not deviant)58.230627.810
🐴 (not 🦄)58.255431.717
sage (not whippersnapper)58.041924.6109
🎩 (not 🧢)57.959626.811
focused on the present (not focused on the future)57.847029.317
scholarly (not crafty)57.738128.411
chaste (not lustful)57.639018.318
vulnerable (not armoured)57.533822.417
trusting (not suspicious)57.442229.012
trusting (not charming)57.438931.010
🐒 (not 🐩)57.247125.814
musical (not off-key)57.041427.492
varied (not repetitive)56.728225.318
refined (not rugged)56.666421.513
creative (not conventional)56.659530.410
beta (not alpha)56.640129.415
exuberant (not subdued)56.566924.0102
preppy (not punk rock)56.567329.5108
politically correct (not edgy)56.441927.29
open (not guarded)56.323025.418
formal (not intimate)56.353024.221
strict (not lenient)56.064724.213
submissive (not dominant)55.736224.521
🥾 (not 👟)55.452134.618
oppressed (not privileged)55.235323.287
triggered (not trolling)55.179123.684
careful (not brave)55.035324.821
corporate (not freelance)55.047627.9109
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)54.969323.28
🧕 (not 💃)54.934723.715
relaxed (not tense)54.822420.815
🐘 (not 🐀)54.855825.415
🦒 (not 🐐)54.824133.512
short (not tall)54.747017.319
thin (not thick)54.671123.617
cosmopolitan (not provincial)54.460020.920
moist (not dry)54.453723.485
😏 (not 😬)54.364430.820
stable (not moody)54.234227.79
Swedish (not Italian)54.150125.469
charming (not awkward)54.078121.316
queer (not straight)53.920532.510
presidential (not folksy)53.964926.189
self-conscious (not self-assured)53.729428.120
penny-pincher (not overspender)53.666928.020
🤐 (not 😜)53.660926.921
bossy (not meek)53.489217.910
🐿 (not 🦇)53.467331.111
gracious (not feisty)53.231629.917
chortling (not giggling)53.181427.990
conspiracist (not sheeple)52.985222.615
dorky (not cool)52.853628.818
private (not gregarious)52.279018.111
regular (not zany)51.751027.715
introvert (not extrovert)51.650224.215
f***-the-police (not tattle-tale)51.579226.4105
multicolored (not monochrome)51.462528.414
theoretical (not empirical)50.943825.923
fortunate (not unlucky)50.861823.613
🧐 (not 😎)50.761037.023

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

Most similar Least similar
  1. Samantha Carter (0.893)
  2. Arthur (0.872)
  3. Janet Fraiser (0.871)
  4. Charlie Young (0.847)
  5. Melinda Warner (0.846)
  1. Pierce Hawthorne (-0.646)
  2. Lisa (-0.626)
  3. Arturo Roman (-0.618)
  4. Krusty the Clown (-0.611)
  5. Janice Soprano (-0.608)

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: ESFJ (r = 0.74)
  2. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISFJ (r = 0.73)
  3. Enneagram: Type 1 (r = 0.62)
  4. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESTJ (r = 0.58)
  5. Enneagram: Type 2 (r = 0.57)
  6. Enneagram: Type 9 (r = 0.56)
  7. Enneagram: Type 6 (r = 0.53)
  8. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENFJ (r = 0.52)
  9. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INFJ (r = 0.52)
  10. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISTJ (r = 0.52)
  11. Enneagram: Type 3 (r = 0.47)
  12. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENTJ (r = 0.36)
  13. Enneagram: Type 5 (r = 0.35)
  14. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISFP (r = 0.28)
  15. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INTJ (r = 0.27)
  16. Enneagram: Type 4 (r = 0.27)
  17. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESFP (r = 0.22)
  18. Enneagram: Type 7 (r = 0.2)
  19. Enneagram: Type 8 (r = 0.14)
  20. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENFP (r = 0.13)
  21. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INFP (r = 0.1)
  22. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESTP (r = 0.08)
  23. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISTP (r = 0.01)
  24. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENTP (r = -0.08)
  25. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INTP (r = -0.16)

Notes

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