Date of this Version

1-1-2008

Document Type

Book Chapter

Publication Details

Submitted Version.

Boyle, G. J., & Barton, K. (2008). Contribution of Cattellian personality instruments. In G. J. Boyle, G. Matthews & D. H. Saklofske (Eds.), The Sage handbook of personality theory and assessment: Vol. 2 personality measurement and testing (pp. 160-178). Los Angeles, United States: Sage Publications. ISBN: 9781412946520

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2008 HERDC submission.

Chapter 8 © Copyright Gregory J. Boyle and Keith Barton, 2008.

Abstract

Extract:
Raymond B. Cattell, PhD, DSc (London) was ranked among the top ten most highly cited psychologists of the twentieth century (along with Freud, Piaget, Eysenck, and Skinner), as indexed in the peer-reviewed psychological journal literature (Haggbloom et. al., 2002:142). Over the span of more than half a century, Cattell undertook an extensive programmatic series of empirical research studies into the taxonomy of psychological structure (across the domains of intellectual abilities, normal and abnormal personality traits, dynamic (motivation) traits, and transitory mood states).

 
 

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