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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Re-examination of the major personality type factors in the Cattell, Comrey, and Eysenck scales: Cattell called these global factors. Big-five factors and facets and the prediction of behavior.

16PF Questionnaire

Cattell’s goal in creating the 16PF Questionnaire was to provide a thorough, research-based map of 1p6f personality. However, other popular big five models consider Dominance as a facet of several Big-Five traits, including Extraversion, Dis-Agreeableness, and Conscientiousness. He found that most personality theories 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.

These traits have remained the same over the last 50 years of research. From the beginning of his research, Cattell found personality traits to have a multi-level, hierarchical structure Cattell, Archived copy as title All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from April All articles with dead external links Articles with dead external links from August Articles with permanently dead external links.

The description and measurement of personality. Deferential, cooperative, avoids conflict, submissive, humble, obedient, easily led, docile, accommodating. The 16PF Questionnaire was created from a fairly unusual perspective among personality tests.

The Psychological Evaluation Questionnaire. Those individual differences that are most salient czttell 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. The questionnaire has also been validated in a range of international cultures over time.


The search resulted in the sixteen unitary traits of the 16PF Questionnaire. The big-five are important for understanding and interpreting an individual’s personality profile mainly in getting a broad overview of their personality make-up at the highest level of personality organization.

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.

Over several decades of factor-analytic study, Cattell and his colleagues gradually refined and validated their list of underlying source traits. However, it is still the scores on the more specific primary traits that define the rich, unique personality make-up of any individual. Since its release inthe 16PF Questionnaire has been revised four times: Openness to Change Q1.

A listing of these trait dimensions and their description can be found below.

Personality and Mood by Questionnaire. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 5, This statement has become known as the Lexical Hypothesiswhich posits that if there is a word for a trait, it must be a real trait. Cattell used the emerging technology of computers to analyze the list of adjectives through the statistical technique of factor analysis, which seeks to identify constructs that underlie observed variables.

Principles, applications, and issues” 8th ed. The 16PF Fifth Edition contains multiple-choice items which are written at a fifth-grade reading level. Because the global factors were developed by factor-analyzing the primary traits, the meanings of the global traits were determined perrsonalidad the primary traits which made them up.

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This individual would be talkative, bold, and impulsive but not very sensitive to others people’s needs or feelings. Today, the global traits df personality are commonly known as the Big Five. Personality tests introductions. There are about a dozen computer-generated interpretive reports which can be used to help interpret the test for different purposes, for example:.


Cattell’s 16 Personality Factors Test

Retrieved from ” https: Were the persona,idad solutions by Noller et al. There is also a software system that can be used to administer, score, and provide reports on the test results directly in the professional’s office; and an Internet-based system which can also provide administration, scoring, and reports in a range of different languages.

Another global factor, Self-Controlled or conscientious versus Unrestrainedresulted from the natural coming together of four primary factors that define the different ways that human beings cuesfionario to control their behavior:. Archived from the original on This allowed Cattell to narrow down to 35 terms. The 16PF yields scores on primary and second-order “global” traits, thereby allowing a multilevel description of each individual’s unique personality profile.

The structure of personality in its environment, vol 1. Administration of the test takes about 35—50 minutes for the paper-and-pencil version and about 30 minutes by computer. From this background in the physical sciences, Cattell developed the belief that all fields are best understood by first seeking to find the fundamental underlying elements in that domain, and then developing a valid way to measure and research these elements Cattell, The item content typically sounds non-threatening and asks simple questions about daily behavior, interests, and opinions.