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). Subsequently, a wide range of functional multidimensional psychological testing instruments were constructed (see Cattell, 1986d; Cattell and Johnson, 1986; Smith, 1988) to measure the factor-analytically derived constructs. The major personality instruments constructed within ...
|Title of host publication||The SAGE Handbook of Personality Theory and Assessment: Volume 2 - Personality Measurement and Testing|
|Editors||Gregory J Boyle, Gerald Matthews, Donald H. Saklofske|
|Place of Publication||London|
|Publisher||SAGE Publications Ltd|
|Number of pages||19|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Jan 2008|
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: Volume 2 - Personality Measurement and Testing (pp. 160-178). London: SAGE Publications Ltd. https://doi.org/10.4135/9781849200479.n8