Quote Originally Posted by untermensche View Post
These are certainly traits.

And they might appear stable if the person is in a stable non-threatening environment.

But they in no way explain behavior or could be used to predict behavior.

They are like skin color. A trait seen. But a trait that can change as an emotional response.
I think they are most useful in helping people understand themselves more than anything else. I would not use them to hire someone, for example, or to try to predict behavior, as you said.