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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 Nonverbal Personality Questionnaire and the Five-Factor Nonverbal Personality Questionnaire
The nonverbal personality questionnaire and the five-factor nonverbal personality questionnaire

In this chapter, we describe the development and the psychometric properties of two new nonverbal personality questionnaires. The first measure is called the Nonverbal Personality Questionnaire (NPQ) and the second is the Five-Factor Nonverbal Personality Questionnaire (FF-NPQ). What makes these two measures novel is that they do not employ verbal item content. Nonverbal stimuli are used as items instead, in an otherwise standard paper-and-pencil personality questionnaire (Paunonen et al., 2004).

Nonverbal Personality Assessment

Nonverbal measures of personality have, of course, existed for many years. Examples include the popular Rorschach inkblot test and the thematic apperception test (TAT). Those measures, however, are different from the ones to be described ...

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