History and development[ edit ] Cattell physical sciences background[ edit ] The 16PF Questionnaire was created from a fairly unusual perspective among personality tests. Most personality tests are developed to measure just the pre-conceived traits that are of interest to a particular theorist or researcher. The main author of the 16PF, Raymond B. Cattell , had a strong background in the physical sciences, especially chemistry and physics, 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. 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,

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The model of individual differences between people with 16 factors was founded by Raymond Cattell back in the s. Unfortunately, it could not gain popularity and acceptance. A special test created for counseling and human resources, the so-called Questionnaire 16PF, was a breakthrough in the science of psychology.

An online test being similar to the Cattell test is brought to your attention. This test is based on publicly available scales developed by L. Goldberg, D. Barenboym, A. Kapustina and other scientists to be equivalent to a 16PF quiz, evaluating the same features, which you can take it for free. Be sure to answer all the questions in a row, without missing anything. There is no need for spending a lot of time thinking about the answers. Give the answer, coming to your mind first. There can be no answers "correct" or "erroneous".

People are different, and each person has a unique way of expressing their opinions. Your answers must correspond to reality - only then, you will be able to discover yourself better, receiving the right interpretation.

Consent before starting the test Note this test is provided for educational purposes only. It is not an alternative to any kind of medical advice. All your answers can be used anonymously for general statistics. I think my memory is better now than it was before. I could live alone, away from people without difficulty. Assuming the sky is "below" and there is "hot" in winter, I would have to call the criminal: bandit.


16PF Questionnaire

Psychosocial Psychology People have long struggled to understand personality and numerous theories have been developed to explain how personality develops and how it influences behavior. One such theory was proposed by a psychologist named Raymond Cattell. It is used for career counseling in education and vocational guidance. In business, it is used in personnel selection, especially for choosing managers. It is also used in clinical diagnosis and to plan therapy by assessing anxiety, adjustment, and behavioral problems.


Cattell : modèle de personnalité (16 PF)


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