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Personality measurement.

Leonard W. Ferguson

Personality measurement.

by Leonard W. Ferguson

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Published by McGraw-Hill in New York, NY .
Written in English

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  • Personality tests.

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    LC ClassificationsBF698 .F38
    The Physical Object
    Pagination457 p.
    Number of Pages457
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    Open LibraryOL19724355M
    LC Control Number51013583

    Extract: Technically, there are very few actual 'tests' of personality- the Objective-Analytical Battery being an exception. Most so-called 'tests' of personality are in fact, self-report scales or rating scales based on reports of others. Such scales quantify subjective introspections, or subjective impressions of others' personality make-up.   Chapters on the techniques of objective measurement, the motivation of personality, and the ways in which learning and growing up can be scientifically assessed conclude in a final overview of the wider social implications of personality city of presentation combined with a useful glossary of terms will encourage students and.

    A test of the trait-view theory of distortion in measurement of personality questionnaire, Educational and Psychological Measurement –34 Cattell, R. B., and Krug, S. E. The number of factors in the 16PF: a review of the evidence with special emphasis on methodological problems, Educational and Psychological Measurement A look at the Big Five personality traits. After learning that many tests aren’t actually reliable and valid, you might be wondering if there is an accurate way to measure personality.

    Emre’s book follows closely the account of the development of the MBTI given in Annie Murphy Paul’s “The Cult of Personality Testing,” published in (a work that Emre surprisingly does. Start studying Psych Chapter Quiz Questions. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Cattell recommended that researchers use the interview as a way of measuring personality. An approach to personality measurement that is based on assessing the frequency of prototypical behaviors is the.


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In this textbook we shall attempt to gain insight into the meaning of personality and to gain an appreciation of the value of personality as an explanatory principle in human behavior. We shall do this by making a detailed study of the major methods used in the measurement of personality.

Personality assessment, the measurement of personal characteristics. Assessment is an end result of gathering information intended to advance psychological theory and research and to increase the probability that wise decisions will be made in applied settings (e.g., in selecting the most promising people from a group of job applicants).

The approach taken by the specialist in personality. A guide to R for the personality researcher as well as a package of functions particularly suited for personality measurement is now part of the personality project.

The R suite of programs includes many useful for the personality researcher, including factor analysis, structural equation modeling, and multidimensional scaling. The general principle for progress in personality measurement appears to involve aggregating a number of conceptually equivalent but operationally diverse measures and, through the use of standard scoring and factor analysis, constructing an average or expression of the dimension common to the phenotypically heterogeneous indexes being brought.

Although the book tackled a lot of material pertinent to Attitude and Personality Measurement, I find it really useful in my research-interest in Subjective Well-Being (SWB).

A chapter was dedicated to SWB, it's theories, tests and development. It is a really must-have book for those interested in SWB.5/5(2). Book Description. Originally published in and written in the tradition of the British School of Psychology, Spearman, Burt, Eysenck, Cattell, this book from a well-known author was exceptional at the time in its attempt to wed quantification and psychological theory in the study of personality.

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Personality measurement. [Leonard W Ferguson; National Institute on Drug Abuse,; Addiction Research Center (U.S.),; Public Health Service Hospital (Lexington, Ky.),] -- A clever spider tricks Elephant and some other animals into thinking the melon in which he is hiding can talk.

Types of Personality Measurement. One of the earliest successful personality measurements that came into being was the Woodworth Personal Data Sheet, which was a self-report inventory type of personality.

This test had been developed to carry out a psychiatric screening of the new inductees into the army at the time of World War I.

The original title has been broadened to encompass, Measures of Personality and Social Psychological Constructs, thereby allowing inclusion of a considerably wider range of key topics, in a major expansion from 12 chapters in the version, to no fewer than 26 substantive chapters in the present volume.

An examination of the most often cited. This brand new Handbook of Personality Theory and Assessment 2-Volume Set constitutes an essential resource for shaping the future of the scientific foundation of personality research, measurement, and practice.

There is need for an up-to-date and international Handbook that reviews the major contemporary personality models Vol. 1 and. OCLC Number: Description: xxiv, pages: illustrations ; 23 cm: Contents: Pt. Basic principles in personality research. Personality theory and measurement research --Methods and concepts for calculations on unitary traits --The three media of personality observation, and their integration --Pt.

Present knowledge of personality source-trait structures. The most comprehensive single volume ever published on the subject, the Handbook of Personality Psychology is the end-all, must-have reference work for personality psychologists. This handbook discusses the development and measurement of personality as well as biological and social determinants, dynamic personality processes, the personality's.

Originally published inthis book deals extensively with the description and measurement of personality. Beginning with a statement of the principles of typological research in psychology, set against the background of general taxonomic principles in biology, the study discusses in detail results and generalisations from the Eysencks previous work.4/5(1).

The following article will guide you with the different methods of Personality Assessment. For a discussion of various measuring techniques we can follow the plan adopted by Dr. Saul Rosenzweig in Andrew’s book – “Methods of Psychology’.” According to him methods of investigating and assessing personality can be divided into following categories: I.

Subjective methods. [ ]. Book Description. Originally published inthis book deals extensively with the description and measurement of personality.

Beginning with a statement of the principles of typological research in psychology, set against the background of general taxonomic principles in biology, the study discusses in detail results and generalisations from the Eysencks’ previous work.

This article describes the connections between basic emotion systems and personality traits. It discusses the fear, anger (or rage), interest (or seeking), and joy emotion systems and links them to personality traits.

The article argues that modern psychological findings from behavior genetic, longitudinal, and clinical studies cannot be interpreted without including stable individuating. The Personality Laboratory at the University of New Hampshire is maintained by John D.

Mayer and associated lab members. The laboratory's focus is on the "personality systems framework" as a means of organizing knowledge about personality psychology. The laboratory's empirical research is concerned with the study of personal intelligence (an intelligence about personality), emotional.

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