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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 Eysenck Personality Measures: Fifty Years of Scale Development
The Eysenck personality measures: Fifty years of scale development
Introduction

It is difficult to imagine the problems faced by psychologists wanting to measure personality 100 or even 60 years ago. A visit to PAN, PsycINFO on the web, or to the Buros Mental Measurement Yearbooks and the many psychology journals that focus on assessment (e.g. Psychological Assessment, Assessment), and one is offered a plethora of psychological tests including many measuring personality. These personality measures range from psychometrically and empirically sophisticated and lengthy questionnaires and inventories to simple checklists of a few items. Some measures date back to the early and middle part of the last century, but most that are still in common use by psychologists are post-1980s ...

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