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Professor X Personality Statistics

Professor X is a character from X-Men. 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
high IQ (not low IQ)96.9135.534
🧠 (not 💪)95.9107.932
master (not apprentice)94.1278.727
bookish (not sporty)93.0449.726
genius (not dunce)92.92412.730
🧐 (not 😎)92.818.123
perceptive (not unobservant)92.6558.428
rich (not poor)92.59711.021
studious (not goof-off)92.52911.734
persistent (not quitter)92.215610.019
nerd (not jock)92.08014.627
mature (not juvenile)91.81912.028
wise (not foolish)91.61412.437
diligent (not lazy)91.616910.222
pro (not noob)91.68620.631
intellectual (not physical)91.15716.820
high-tech (not low-tech)90.93712.623
competent (not incompetent)90.713011.424
self-disciplined (not disorganized)90.513113.573
neat (not messy)90.15419.627
civilized (not barbaric)89.67214.517
resourceful (not helpless)89.516118.431
washed (not muddy)89.21413.130
motivated (not unmotivated)89.028019.023
captain (not first-mate)88.910415.666
important (not irrelevant)88.915212.733
prestigious (not disreputable)88.82418.114
workaholic (not slacker)88.520013.271
resolute (not wavering)88.53810.322
white knight (not bad boy)88.52417.823
tasteful (not lewd)88.32510.416
heroic (not villainous)88.316216.126
knowledgeable (not ignorant)88.215220.825
overachiever (not underachiever)88.115218.351
respectful (not rude)87.97115.528
valedictorian (not drop out)87.715422.226
👨‍⚕️ (not 👨‍🔧)87.74823.720
logical (not emotional)87.62917.434
scientific (not artistic)87.56214.338
pointed (not random)87.49617.856
proper (not scandalous)87.23918.229
queen (not princess)87.011423.727
old (not young)86.76717.337
bold (not shy)86.540612.529
legit (not scrub)86.58215.020
refined (not rugged)86.46216.528
confident (not insecure)86.414414.326
interested (not bored)86.24219.964
deep (not shallow)85.84210.919
👩‍🔬 (not 👩‍🎤)85.85415.535
manicured (not scruffy)85.725911.922
extraordinary (not mundane)85.414720.655
devoted (not unfaithful)85.036117.619
coordinated (not clumsy)84.922619.718
human (not animalistic)84.814621.436
analysis (not common sense)84.64625.725
sheriff (not outlaw)84.310024.425
egalitarian (not racist)84.235924.820
protagonist (not antagonist)84.215923.224
loyal (not traitorous)84.145216.128
confidential (not gossiping)84.119924.540
on-time (not tardy)84.026221.748
presidential (not folksy)83.78720.424
giving (not receiving)83.710618.928
eloquent (not unpolished)83.516822.366
alpha (not beta)83.428019.380
dominant (not submissive)83.335415.326
patient (not impatient)83.24523.816
serious (not playful)83.120113.338
fresh (not stinky)83.019923.927
ranged (not melee)83.0622.027
still (not twitchy)83.03221.246
introspective (not not introspective)82.94920.355
inspiring (not cringeworthy)82.88421.125
worldly (not innocent)82.723320.136
charismatic (not uninspiring)82.726717.727
cultured (not rustic)82.79720.819
deliberate (not spontaneous)82.519226.432
profound (not ironic)82.41524.526
works hard (not plays hard)82.422519.130
interesting (not tiresome)82.019019.967
generous (not stingy)81.715422.350
love-focused (not money-focused)81.731719.627
orderly (not chaotic)81.615123.260
pacifist (not ferocious)81.45522.635
celebrity (not boy/girl-next-door)81.412820.520
clean (not perverted)81.326719.936
accepting (not judgemental)81.310717.533
open to new experinces (not uncreative)81.127726.221
opinionated (not jealous)80.916817.832
tight (not loose)80.818215.738
🎩 (not 🧢)80.622024.924
gatherer (not hunter)80.610115.715
highbrow (not lowbrow)80.510018.723
🎨 (not 🏀)80.530221.644
high standards (not desperate)80.419624.360
scheduled (not spontaneous)80.325927.730
optimistic (not pessimistic)80.112719.534
treasure (not trash)80.145719.633
cautious (not impulsive)80.011918.121
genuine (not sarcastic)79.913727.142
thinker (not doer)79.93426.954
enlightened (not lost)79.46521.330
smooth (not rough)79.46418.622
mysterious (not unambiguous)79.413523.433
official (not backdoor)79.37423.623
rhythmic (not stuttering)79.325628.633
😇 (not 😈)79.316418.324
mighty (not puny)79.134522.940
factual (not exaggerating)79.114025.662
empath (not psychopath)79.128023.339
alert (not oblivious)79.034327.644
scholarly (not crafty)78.98626.026
open-minded (not close-minded)78.913019.330
compersive (not jealous)78.48220.731
forgiving (not vengeful)78.417225.828
reasonable (not deranged)78.322926.430
decisive (not hesitant)78.237924.441
calm (not anxious)78.18531.622
tame (not wild)77.99922.449
reassuring (not fearmongering)77.917124.426
not genocidal (not genocidal)77.739528.719
🐩 (not 🐒)77.619326.429
chaste (not lustful)77.65525.436
focused on the future (not focused on the present)77.45923.727
kind (not cruel)77.250723.071
🌟 (not 💩)77.251435.427
reserved (not chatty)77.119027.631
soulful (not soulless)77.053027.727
vintage (not trendy)76.937526.346
secretive (not open-book)76.934721.980
badass (not weakass)76.960220.354
classical (not avant-garde)76.813719.329
🤐 (not 😜)76.815826.230
self-assured (not self-conscious)76.731526.532
gracious (not feisty)76.63623.030
dramatic (not comedic)76.637422.763
attentive (not interrupting)76.614724.332
stable (not moody)76.25523.431
👽 (not 🤡)76.210821.621
consistent (not variable)76.219428.917
technophile (not luddite)76.014721.026
water (not fire)76.011826.243
driven (not unambitious)75.883432.331
honorable (not cunning)75.727227.139
feminist (not sexist)75.751220.023
chortling (not giggling)75.420922.825
formal (not intimate)75.419325.980
specialist (not generalist)75.315227.737
tailor (not blacksmith)75.226626.824
believable (not poorly-written)75.056718.923
hoarder (not unprepared)74.914320.822
nurturing (not poisonous)74.840226.029
opinionated (not neutral)74.779224.639
winter (not summer)74.723625.422
OCD (not ADHD)74.634327.246
English (not German)74.652228.957
humble (not arrogant)74.520623.531
preppy (not punk rock)74.537319.624
picky (not always down)74.422419.520
complicated (not simple)74.343828.534
asexual (not sexual)73.911929.733
quiet (not loud)73.622420.725
independent (not codependent)73.646124.728
vegan (not cannibal)73.024923.942
masculine (not feminine)72.855820.133
permanent (not transient)72.718430.919
😊 (not 🤣)72.631426.818
charming (not awkward)72.547417.223
sensible (not ludicrous)72.537527.647
chosen one (not everyman)72.527228.030
slow-talking (not fast-talking)72.49723.422
prideful (not envious)72.347920.688
private (not gregarious)72.239221.221
loveable (not punchable)72.140328.529
precise (not vague)71.846934.826
corporate (not freelance)71.625830.025
go-getter (not slugabed)71.580721.722
well behaved (not mischievous)71.425225.138
📈 (not 📉)71.427229.359
efficient (not overprepared)71.233228.024
tactful (not indiscreet)71.136430.827
altruistic (not selfish)71.141127.742
demanding (not unchallenging)71.079623.957
rational (not whimsical)70.842933.526
'left-brained' (not 'right-brained')70.81326.120
monochrome (not multicolored)70.725427.945
🤖 (not 👻)70.718930.529
lavish (not frugal)70.432225.629
stylish (not slovenly)70.452325.223
suspicious (not awkward)70.451524.325
complimentary (not insulting)70.336124.527
extravagant (not thrifty)70.135828.631
statist (not anarchist)70.125231.118
urban (not rural)70.158829.318
metrosexual (not macho)70.136820.534
🥰 (not 🙃)70.027526.532
intense (not lighthearted)69.962326.029
reasoned (not instinctual)69.819430.335
philosophical (not real)69.79532.029
beautiful (not ugly)69.787728.115
🐐 (not 🦒)69.625031.364
minimalist (not pack rat)69.423228.821
politically correct (not edgy)69.025029.821
flower child (not goth)68.854027.728
communal (not individualist)68.712034.024
wholesome (not salacious)68.648322.524
gendered (not androgynous)68.6103023.526
never cries (not often crying)68.548532.022
obedient (not rebellious)68.425834.325
resistant (not resigned)68.364031.618
disarming (not creepy)68.366427.527
chill (not offended)68.320127.267
forward-thinking (not stuck-in-the-past)68.331930.849
obsessed (not aloof)68.246723.433
liberal (not conservative)68.149826.725
atheist (not theist)68.145135.023
warm (not cold)68.049226.326
no-nonsense (not dramatic)68.031532.240
utilitarian (not decorative)68.050727.443
cat person (not dog person)68.032029.821
neurotypical (not autistic)67.777133.235
ivory-tower (not blue-collar)67.737932.331
spelunker (not claustrophobic)67.739028.517
reliable (not experimental)67.744630.227
serious (not bold)67.526832.737
factual (not poetic)67.544230.528
🙋‍♂️ (not 🙅‍♂️)67.339034.027
mathematical (not literary)67.122623.724
monastic (not hedonist)67.113227.415
sage (not whippersnapper)67.123331.916
city-slicker (not country-bumpkin)67.071827.225
involved (not remote)66.970337.020
objective (not subjective)66.815932.227
self-improving (not self-destructive)66.829427.319
good-humored (not angry)66.650422.129
🐘 (not 🐀)66.331630.429
haunted (not blissful)66.368629.156
modest (not flamboyant)66.251228.332
angelic (not demonic)66.253425.524
emancipated (not enslaved)66.163725.534
armoured (not vulnerable)66.163228.831
sturdy (not flimsy)66.072330.126
indie (not pop)65.953631.227
curious (not apathetic)65.767530.543
jaded (not innocent)65.670827.117
sorrowful (not cheery)65.557623.625
warm (not quarrelsome)65.537530.719
historical (not modern)65.338231.118
insider (not outsider)65.125628.032
theoretical (not empirical)65.17332.259
chic (not cheesy)65.035028.622
distant (not touchy-feely)65.051028.320
pronatalist (not child free)64.923728.856
assertive (not passive)64.886427.158
conspiracist (not sheeple)64.863632.033
down2earth (not head@clouds)64.752530.374
pure (not debased)64.550227.367
stoic (not hypochondriac)64.550732.827
pretentious (not unassuming)64.356222.519
French (not Russian)64.247421.022
frenzied (not sleepy)64.298518.225
democratic (not authoritarian)64.149732.529
sane (not crazy)64.141732.316
grateful (not entitled)64.144331.448
vanilla (not kinky)64.043231.743
guarded (not open)64.089727.628
methodical (not astonishing)64.059532.135
builder (not explorer)63.839831.022
tense (not relaxed)63.798830.559
bossy (not meek)63.687223.728
privileged (not oppressed)63.680131.628
cool (not dorky)63.559527.423
🚴 (not 🏋️‍♂️)63.283029.231
good-cook (not bad-cook)63.235630.152
deviant (not average)63.066626.447
existentialist (not nihilist)62.952730.848
triggered (not trolling)62.967026.922
deep (not epic)62.827034.562
trusting (not suspicious)62.739736.629
🦄 (not 🐴)62.538032.129
active (not slothful)62.3112126.958
🧕 (not 💃)62.320730.134
accommodating (not stubborn)62.120632.840
🥾 (not 👟)62.046336.726
strict (not lenient)61.963230.529
thick-skinned (not sensitive)61.956929.130
stoic (not expressive)61.839033.533
devout (not heathen)61.853131.226
narcissistic (not low self esteem)61.867424.424
wooden (not plastic)61.881328.447
🐮 (not 🐷)61.744830.855
frank (not sugarcoated)61.795332.427
careful (not brave)61.528128.335
fast (not slow)61.588231.279
glad (not mad)61.540125.324
traumatized (not flourishing)61.472829.122
sober (not indulgent)61.244130.523
family-first (not work-first)61.258135.033
overspender (not penny-pincher)61.243129.426
stick-in-the-mud (not adventurous)61.140428.232
cynical (not gullible)61.077130.123
political (not nonpolitical)60.763531.626
leisurely (not hurried)60.735530.030
prudish (not flirtatious)60.744227.220
😀 (not 😭)60.450222.122
trusting (not charming)60.342031.142
arcane (not mainstream)60.061535.523
weird (not normal)59.972627.731
dry (not moist)59.949327.922
morning lark (not night owl)59.738535.620
socialist (not libertarian)59.614029.514
mild (not spicy)59.637235.233
lover (not fighter)59.555330.640
circular (not linear)59.439029.924
Swedish (not Italian)59.244331.323
zany (not regular)59.070030.722
💝 (not 💔)59.058735.423
bright (not depressed)58.858426.420
queer (not straight)58.820734.330
👨‍🚀 (not 🧙)58.851037.522
realistic (not fantastical)58.872632.039
repulsive (not attractive)58.727531.129
freak (not normie)58.767428.955
one-faced (not two-faced)58.788232.859
cooperative (not competitive)58.641635.421
straightforward (not cryptic)58.695033.219
short (not tall)58.648224.516
🤔 (not 🤫)58.569836.733
rock (not rap)58.5123624.622
direct (not roundabout)58.495232.329
concrete (not abstract)58.473533.234
businesslike (not chivalrous)58.463734.064
traditional (not unorthodox)58.352935.429
Greek (not Roman)58.229726.930
metaphorical (not literal)57.730333.221
😏 (not 😬)57.667930.652
exhibitionist (not bashful)57.485130.756
contrarian (not yes-man)57.480626.021
🥶 (not 🥵)57.347831.644
cocky (not timid)57.3105026.627
patriotic (not unpatriotic)57.1103226.823
proactive (not reactive)57.141940.125
playful (not shy)57.0101823.929
concise (not long-winded)56.858134.222
💀 (not 🎃)56.768930.033
machiavellian (not transparent)56.564130.432
unemotional (not emotional)56.134236.121
sad (not happy)56.084723.869
skeptical (not spiritual)55.8104934.332
predictable (not quirky)55.859731.419
centrist (not radical)55.749033.527
f***-the-police (not tattle-tale)55.588432.534
rigid (not flexible)55.478131.523
🧗 (not 🛌)55.391329.025
creative (not conventional)55.274232.727
dispassionate (not romantic)55.136030.848
subdued (not exuberant)55.048126.827
thin (not thick)54.985128.655
🥴 (not 🥳)54.977029.527
pain-avoidant (not masochistic)54.962229.833
fixable (not unfixable)54.986828.336
sweet (not bitter)54.870827.922
humorless (not funny)54.751928.773
demure (not vain)54.764929.123
joyful (not miserable)54.751121.021
extreme (not moderate)54.694431.246
air (not earth)54.634436.146
oxymoron (not tautology)54.683518.68
repetitive (not varied)54.588026.422
paranoid (not naive)54.391726.321
basic (not hipster)54.293530.025
industrial (not domestic)54.173233.931
hard (not soft)54.083327.617
monotone (not expressive)53.949431.726
impartial (not biased)53.723234.329
ambitious (not realistic)53.793932.336
🤑 (not 🤠)53.655433.619
realist (not idealist)53.476634.935
natural-talent (not hard-work)53.445133.856
cosmopolitan (not provincial)53.376235.028
equitable (not hypocritical)53.278330.069
social (not reclusive)53.184625.327
🦇 (not 🐿)53.061430.930
non-gamer (not gamer)52.794835.149
unlucky (not fortunate)52.579528.822
extrovert (not introvert)52.191633.522
sickly (not healthy)52.137525.475
geriatric (not vibrant)52.139327.156
western (not eastern)52.0119033.222
🏌 (not 🤺)51.932737.914
pensive (not serene)51.9133033.745
hard (not soft)51.688527.625
gloomy (not sunny)51.688929.427
practical (not imaginative)51.5100137.523
bourgeoisie (not proletariat)51.275329.343
purple (not orange)51.078531.931
Pepsi (not Coke)51.066834.242
street-smart (not sheltered)50.1102933.128
off-key (not musical)50.692930.869

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

Most similar Least similar
  1. Carlisle Cullen (0.881)
  2. Jean-Luc Picard (0.854)
  3. Lucius Fox (0.847)
  4. Dr. Aaron Glassman (0.842)
  5. Minerva McGonagall (0.828)
  6. Alfred Pennyworth (0.826)
  7. Donald Mallard (0.826)
  8. Phil Coulson (0.816)
  9. Dr. Strange (0.813)
  10. Rupert Giles (0.812)
  1. Ziggy Sobotka (-0.671)
  2. The Deep (-0.657)
  3. Barney Gumble (-0.626)
  4. Myrtle Wilson (-0.621)
  5. Tuco (-0.62)
  6. Nelson Muntz (-0.611)
  7. Homer Simpson (-0.604)
  8. A.J. Soprano (-0.601)
  9. Jeff Portnoy (-0.597)
  10. Kevin Rayburn (-0.596)

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.

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Notes

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