Objectivity: not introducing personal feelings into one's analysis
2) Inquisitiveness/Curiosity:
wanting to find answers/explanations
3) Openness: willing to consider many 
different possibilities, thinking out of the box
4) Creativity: thinking up 
novel approaches to solving problems  
5) Thoroughness: analyzing problems with 
every contingency covered
6) Integrity/ Honesty: reporting findings truthfully 
7) Industriousness: willing to do the hard work
8) Attention to Detail:
executing procedures carefully and accurately
9) Intelligence: having expertise
in the area being studied 10) Cooperation: ease at working with others on a team.