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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Allport and Odbert personalicad 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.

The US version of the test was also re-standardized inalong with the development of forms for children and teenagers; versions for the 166pf, Ireland, France and the Netherlands were re-standardised in The description and measurement of personality.

Cattell called these global factors.

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For example, the first global trait they found was Extraversion-Introversion. Were the factor solutions by Noller et al.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The item content typically sounds non-threatening and asks simple questions about daily behavior, interests, and opinions.

Measuring intelligence with the Culture Fair Tests. The fallacy of five factors in the personality sphere. The 16PF yields scores on primary and second-order “global” traits, thereby allowing a multilevel description of each individual’s unique personality profile.


The most recent edition of the Sixteen Personality Factor Questionnaire 16PFreleased inis the fifth edition 16PF5e of the original instrument. The 16PF Fifth Edition contains multiple-choice items which are written at a fifth-grade reading level. Re-examination of the major personality type factors in the Cattell, Comrey, and Eysenck scales: The Psychologist, May Principles, applications, and issues” 8th ed.

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The second Extravert might be high on Warmth Factor A: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 5, Psychological Peraonalidad, 47, A broad-bandwidth, public-domain, personality inventory measuring the lower-level facets of several five-factor models.

Retrieved from ” https: Views Read Edit View history. Cattellhad a strong background in the physical sciences, especially chemistry and cattfll, at a time when the 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.

This is one of the reasons the Big-Five traits have definitions that are different from the 16PF global factors. However it is the primary traits that provide a clear definition of pedsonalidad individual’s unique personality.


Two people might have exactly the same level of Extraversion, but still be quite different from each other. There are about a dozen computer-generated interpretive reports which can be used to help interpret the test for different purposes, for example:.

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Big-five factors and facets and the prediction of behavior. This process allowed the use of ratings by observers, questionnaires, and objective measurements of actual behavior. 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.

Personality and Individual Differences, 10 Cattell and his colleagues began a comprehensive program of international research aimed at identifying and mapping out the basic underlying dimensions of personality. In Gordon Allport and H. The search resulted in the sixteen unitary catell of the 16PF Questionnaire.