Essentials of 16PF Assessment by Heather E. P. Cattell, James M. Schuerger

By Heather E. P. Cattell, James M. Schuerger

Complete insurance of the commonly used 16PF degree of personality

Essentials of 16PF Assessment is a worthwhile consultant to administering, scoring, and studying this renowned degree of standard character. utilizing the confirmed necessities layout, Cattell and Schuerger in actual fact describe find out how to use the tool; supply serious information regarding its validity and reliability; and contain worthy instructions for utilizing the software successfully with members, undefined, and households, in settings starting from medical and forensic to company environments and different workplaces.

Essentials of 16PF Assessment presents accomplished assurance of try management, scoring, and interpretation. besides, this informative source presents professional review of the method's relative strengths and weaknesses, precious recommendation on its medical functions, and illuminating pattern cases.

Like the entire volumes within the necessities of mental overview sequence, this e-book is designed to assist busy pros speedy collect the data and abilities they should make optimum use of an enormous mental evaluate inst rument. every one concise bankruptcy gains a variety of callout bins highlighting key options, bulleted issues, and broad illustrative fabric, in addition to attempt questions that assist you gauge and toughen your realizing of the data covered.

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B. Cattell (1989) points out that such people may be uncomfortable in situations in which interpersonal contact is not accessible and that these people may experience strong feelings of loneliness. In fact, an extremely high score on Warmth (A+) may lead to underachievement because intellectual and creative development usually depends on spending time alone studying, concentrating, reflecting, or practicing. Cattell also notes a negative correlation between Warmth and college grades, which suggests that extremely high scorers naturally prefer the company of their peers to studying alone and so pursue social opportunities outside the classroom.

These qualities often make them extremely independent, original, and effective individuals. Extremely low scorers may have a limited ability to form and maintain close relationships, and they may be uncomfortable in situations that require a great deal of closeness with other people. H. B. Cattell (1989) points out that these individuals may remain on an emotionally superficial level with most people, mistaking the sharing of common goals and activities for intimacy. They may get along best with a partner who does not require much emotional closeness, support, or attention.

The test is appropriate for ages 16 and above, is written at a fifth grade reading level, and takes about 45 minutes to complete. True or False? 8. Which of these is NOT a possible method of 16PF administration and scoring? com (e) OnFax 9. To what areas of practical use has the 16PF been applied? (a) Employee selection and development (b) Clinical and counseling (c) Basic research (d) Educational research (e) All of the above Answers: 1. c; 2. d; 3. d; 4. c; 5. True; 8. e; 9. e. 1). Whether the test is appropriate for a particular individual’s age or reading level is a decision that should be based on professional consideration of the client’s maturity level.

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