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A definitive, authoritative and up-to-date resource for anyone interested in the theories, models and assessment methods used for understanding the many facets of Human personality and individual differences. Volume 2: Personality Measurement and Assessment. Covers psychometric measurement of personality.

The Revised NEO Personality Inventory (NEO-PI-R)
The revised NEO personality inventory (NEO-PI-R)

In some respects, the Revised NEO Personality Inventory (NEO-PI-R) (Costa and McCrae, 1985b, 1989a, 1992b) is a cutting-edge instrument. Our research on neuroticism, extraversion, and openness to experience began in the mid-1970s, but already by 1983 we had begun to add measures of agreeableness and conscientiousness. Research has continued since publication of the NEO-PI in 1985, resulting in a manual supplement issued in 1989 and a major revision introducing facet scales for agreeableness and conscientiousness in 1992. Item changes to improve internal consistency and readability recently led to the NEO-PI-3 (McCrae et al., 2005c). We hope and believe the NEO-PI-R incorporates the latest advances in personality structure and assessment; the ‘neo’ in the title ...

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