Interactive self-report measure of Cattell’s 16 Personality Factors using the Following this discovery he went on to create and promote the 16PF Questionnaire. The main author of the 16PF, Raymond B. Cattell, had a strong background in the physical sciences. Get this from a library! 16 PF Cuestionario factorial de personalidad: manual. [ Mary T Russell; Darcie L Karol; Raymond B Cattell; A K S.

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After the 35 terms were made into self-rating items Cattell found that there were 4 additional factors, which he believed consisted of information acttell could only be provided through self-rating. This allowed Cattell to narrow down to 35 terms.

He found that most personality df were based on philosophy and on personal conjecture, or were developed by medical professionals, such as Jean Charcot and Sigmund Freud, who relied on their personal intuition to reconstruct what they felt was going on inside people, based on observing individuals with serious psycho-pathological problems. The reasoning ability Factor B items appear at the end of the test booklet with separate instructions, because they are the only items that have right and wrong answers.

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Beginning in the s, Cattell used several techniques including the new statistical technique of common factor analysis applied to the English-language trait lexicon to elucidate the major underlying dimensions within the normal personality sphere.

Below is a table that shows how the 16 primary factors are related to the five global factors of the 16 Personality Factor theory. Manual for the Comprehensive Ability Battery. Allport and Odbert utilized this hypothesis to identify personality traits by working through two of the most comprehensive dictionaries of the English language available at the time, and extracting 18, personality-describing words.

Simplifying the Cattellian psychometric model. This method takes as its starting point the matrix of inter-correlations between these variables in an attempt to uncover the underlying source traits of human personality. Although personality traits are thought to be correlated, using orthogonal factor analysis makes the factors easier to understand and to work on statistically in research. They studied personality data from different sources e.


Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 81, He felt that if the basic building blocks of personality were discovered and measured, then human behavior e.

Does increase in factors increase predictability of real-life criteria?

These traits have remained the same over the last 50 years of research. European Review of Psychology, 46 1 University of Michigan Press.

A characteristic of the 16PF cuestionarik is that, rather than asking respondents to self-assess their personality as some instruments do e. He organized the list of adjectives into fewer than items and asked subjects to rate people whom they knew on each of the adjectives on the list an example of L-data because the information was gathered from observers.

16PF Questionnaire

The fallacy of five factors in the personality sphere. The 16PF instrument provides clinicians with a normal-range measurement of anxietyadjustment, emotional stability and behavioral problems.

Two people might have exactly the same level of Extraversion, but still be quite different from each other. The 16PF provides scores on 16 primary personality scales and five global personality scales, all of which are bi-polar both ends of each scale have a distinct, meaningful definition.

This factor was made up of four primary traits that describe different kinds of openness to the world:.

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In a similar manner, these researchers found that four other primary traits consistently merged to define another global factor which they called Receptivity or Openness versus Tough-Mindedness.

Archived from the original on The 16PF provides a measure of normal personality and can also be used by personalisad, and other mental health professionals, as a clinical instrument to help diagnose psychiatric disordersas well as help with prognosis and therapy planning. Institute for Personality and Ability Testing. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc. Also, note that factor B is considered separate from the other factors because it is not a part of the hierarchical structure of personality in the same way as the other factors.


At the University of London, Cattell worked with Charles Spearman who was developing factor analysis to aid in his quest to discover the basic factors of human ability. Peersonalidad individual differences that are most salient and socially relevant in people’s lives will eventually become encoded into their language; the more important such a difference, the more likely is it to become expressed as a single word.

Cattell [4] described the concerns he felt as a scientist:. The 16 Personality Factor Questionnaire: When Cattell moved from the physical sciences into the field of psychology in the s, he described his disappointment about finding that it consisted largely of a wide array of abstract, unrelated theories and concepts that had little or no scientific bases.

The 16PF Fifth Edition technical cuesionario. The enriched behavioral prediction equation and its impact on structured learning and the dynamic calculus. As a result, he created the 16PF personality test. The 16 Personality Factors were identified in by Raymond Cattell.

Thus, the two levels of personality are essentially inter-connected and inter-related. Personality and Individual Differences, 15 6 Cattell thought that could also be applied to the area of personality. CattellMaurice Tatsuoka and Herbert Eber.

Psychological Review, The test has generally been culturally adapted rather than just translated in these countries, fattell local standardization samples plus reliability and validity information collected locally and presented in individual manuals. The Psychological Evaluation Questionnaire.

Next they factor-analyzed these numerous primary traits to see if these traits had a structure of their own—i.