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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Cattell’s 16 Personality Factors Test

The enriched behavioral prediction equation and its impact on structured learning and the dynamic calculus. University of Michigan Press. Administration of the test takes about 35—50 minutes for the paper-and-pencil version and about 30 minutes by computer.

A listing of these trait dimensions and their description can be found below. Tolerates disorder, unexacting, flexible, undisciplined, lax, self-conflict, impulsive, careless of social rules, uncontrolled.

A characteristic of the 16PF items is that, rather than asking respondents to self-assess their personality as some instruments do e. Principles, applications, and issues” 8th ed. The search resulted in ciestionario sixteen unitary traits of the 16PF Questionnaire. The big-five are important for understanding and interpreting an individual’s personality profile mainly in getting dattell broad overview of their personality make-up at the highest level of personality organization. The number of factors in the 16PF: Re-examination of the major personality type factors in the Cattell, Comrey, and Eysenck scales: Cattell thought that could also be applied to the area of personality.

Because the global factors were developed by factor-analyzing the primary traits, the meanings of the global traits were determined by the primary traits which made them up.

Cattell used the emerging technology of se to analyze the list of adjectives through the statistical pfrsonalidad of factor analysis, which seeks to identify constructs that underlie observed variables.

16PF Questionnaire

Personality and Mood by Questionnaire. The 16 Personality Factor Questionnaire: Cattell and his colleagues began a comprehensive program of international research aimed at identifying and mapping out the basic underlying dimensions of personality. Personality and motivation structure and measurement. When Cattell moved from the cuestionaruo 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 personaldiad or no scientific bases.


Cattell’s goal in creating the 16PF Questionnaire was to provide a thorough, research-based map of normal personality. Ratings of the 35 terms were factor-analyzed, revealing a 12 factor solution.

Concrete thinking, lower general mental capacity, less intelligent, unable to handle abstract problems. Big-five factors and facets and the prediction of behavior.

The reasoning ability Factor B fuestionario appear at the end of the test booklet with separate instructions, because they are the only items that have right and wrong answers. Institute for Personality and Ability Testing. The test can be hand-scored using a set of scoring keys, or computer-scored by mailing-in or faxing-in the answer sheet to the publisher IPAT.

These traits have remained the catrell over the last 50 years of research. Next they factor-analyzed these numerous primary traits to see if these traits had a structure of their own—i.

Openness to Change Q1. Views Read Edit View history. 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, However, other popular big five models consider Dominance as a facet of several Big-Five traits, including Extraversion, Dis-Agreeableness, and Conscientiousness.

They studied personality data from different sources e. The test has generally been culturally adapted rather than just translated in these countries, with local standardization samples plus reliability and validity information collected locally and presented in individual manuals. Most personality tests are developed to measure just the pre-conceived traits that are of interest to a particular theorist or researcher.


In the Fourth and Fifth Editions of the 16PF, there were five global factors that seem to correspond fairly closely to the ” Big Five personality traits “. Deferential, cooperative, avoids conflict, submissive, humble, obedient, easily led, docile, accommodating. Ostendorf EdsPersonality psychology in Europe: He reasoned that human personality must have basic, underlying, universal dimensions just as the physical world had basic building blocks like oxygen and hydrogen.

Psychological Review, Educational and Psychological Measurement, 46, The importance of narrow traits. Simplifying the Cattellian psychometric model. The questionnaire has also been validated in a range of international cultures over time. Thus, the two levels of personality are essentially inter-connected and inter-related. The test instructions are simple and straightforward and the test is un-timed; thus, the test is generally self-administrable and can be used in either an individual or a group setting.

Norman factor-analyzing responses to the same items as the 16PF, replicating Cattell’s work and suggested that five factors would be sufficient.

Journal of Social Behavior and Cusstionario, 1 2 A review of the evidence with special emphasis on the methodological problems. The instrument also includes three validity scales:. This allowed Cattell to narrow down to 35 terms.

Cattellhad a strong background in the physical sciences, especially chemistry and physics, at a time when perwonalidad basic elements of the physical world were being discovered, placed in the periodic table, and used as the basis for understanding the fundamental nature of the physical world and for further inquiry.

Cattell [4] described the concerns he felt as a scientist:. Journal of Abnormal and Social Psychology, 38, Career assessment and the Sixteen Personality Factor Questionnaire. The 16PF Questionnaire was created from a fairly unusual perspective cuestionaro personality tests.