By John Horn, Ph.D. and Heather E. P. Cattell, Ph.D. Raymond Bernard Cattell, who died at his home in Honolulu on February 2, , must rank among the. Raymond Bernard Cattell (March 20, – February 2, ) was a Influenced by the work of Cyril Burt, Charles Spearman (who was. Personalidad de. Raymond Bernard. Cattell. Dr. Gonzalo Adán. UIB. sobre todo a partir de su teorías sobre la personalidad. Autor o . Trayectoria y biografía.

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Raymond Cattell – Viquipèdia, l’enciclopèdia lliure

By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. The Scientific Analysis of Raaymond and Motivation. Multivariate Behavioral Research, 26 2 raymomd, He retired from the University of Illinois in and did research in Colorado for 5 years.

Thorndike’s research staff at Columbia University, where he worked closely with adherents of the opposing multiple-factor theory of intelligence and this mix of viewpoints was important in developing his own theory of intelligence.

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While working on his Ph. He felt that traditional solutions were not working and that developing an understanding of human nature was necessary to find new solutions.

His dissertation topic was “The Subjective Character of Cognition and Presensational Development of Perception,” and rsymond received his doctorate in In keeping with his devotion to rigorous scientific method, Cattell was an early proponent of the application in psychology of rigorous statistical methods such as factor analysis, in place of what he called mere “verbal theorizing.

Retrieved from ” https: Cattell was skeptical of paranormal claims and spiritualism. Contribution of Cattellian Personality Instruments. Were the factor solutions of Noller et al. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Factor analysis became a powerful tool to help uncover the basic dimensions underlying a confusing array of surface variables within a particular domain.

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D student in mathematics at Radcliffe College. InCattell organized and convened an international symposium to increase communication and cooperation among researchers who were using multivariate statistics to study human behavior. Factor analysis was built upon the earlier development of the correlation coefficientwhich provides a numerical estimate of the degree to which variables are “co-related”.


One of Cattell’s landmark achievements was his great ability to work with students and other colleagues and inspire them to great research on an international scale.

Norman split the words into four categories: Eysenck and Raymond B. Cattell was born in England in and grew up in a seaside Devonshire town where his father was a mechanical engineer who worked on such projects as developing innovations for WWI military equipment, for the steam engine, and for the new internal combustion engine.

Gorsuch wrote in a letter to the American Psychological Foundationpara. The history of earlier contributions by wikipedians is accessible to researchers here:. New World Encyclopedia writers and editors rewrote and completed the Wikipedia article in accordance with New World Encyclopedia standards. Rather than pursue a “univariate” research approach to psychology, studying the effect that a single variable such as “dominance” might have on another variable such as “decision-making”Cattell pioneered the use of multivariate experimental psychology the analysis of several variables simultaneously.

In regard to statistical methodology, in Cattell founded the Society of Multivariate Experimental Psychology SMEPand its journal Multivariate Behavioral Researchin order to bring together, encourage, and support scientists interested in multi-variate research. Multivariate Behavioral Research Monographs 72 1 Multivariate Behavioral Research,19pp.

The years after the war were a time of tremendous intellectual and cultural upheaval, and Cattell was influenced by other young free thinkers such as Bertrand Russell, George Bernard Shaw, H. From the beginning of his career, Cattell worked hard to establish psychology as a field as worthy of study as any of the “hard” physical sciences, such as chemistry or physics.

In the faculty at Lafayette awarded him an M. From throughhe served as director of the City of Leicester Child Clinic.

He accepted the offer, expecting to stay in the United States no more than two years. In connection with his eugencist beliefs, Cattell’s ramyond research found that men of science were likely to have fathers who were clergymen or professors.


Many self-report measures of personality stem from Cattell’s Sixteen Personality Factor Questionnaire.

Classic Theories and Modern Research 6th ed. Professor John Gillis’s web pages describing Raymond Cattell’s contributions to psychology: He entered the doctoral program in As noted above, Cattell made many important innovative contributions to factor analytic methodology, including the Scree Test to estimate the optimal number of factors to extract, [35] the “Procrustes” oblique rotation strategy, the Catttell of Profile Cahtell, P-technique factor analysis, dR-technique factor analysis, the Taxonome program, as well the Rotoplot program for attaining maximum simple structure solutions.

Cattell’s The Sixteen Personality Factor Questionnaire grew out of the research on self-report data that he directed over a period of more than thirty years. In Tribute to Raymond B. Cattell believed that his mental tests were measuring intelligence; however, in Clark Wisslera student of Cattell, demonstrated that there was no statistical relationship between scores on Cattell’s tests and academic performance.

The Objective-Analytic Test Battery. Hull Edward C. His three years at Harvard were particularly influential to his thinking about personality, because of the stimulating environment of creative personologists such as Henry Murray, Robert White and Gordon Allport. Mainstream Science on Intelligence. The Lives and Works of Raymond B. A Wholistic Multivariate Research Approach.

Fifty Key Thinkers in Psychology p. His early roots by the ocean gave him a great love of the biografja, and his first book, recently reprinted, described his sailing experiences off the coast of Devon and Cornwall.

The family moved to the seaside town of Torquay, in South Devonshire, when Cattell was 6 years old. The Clinical Analysis Questionnaire. Of the two hundred and fifty most cited scientists, only three psychologists made the grade, namely, Sigmund Freud in biogeafia first place, then the reviewer [H. The 16PF related to the five-factor model of personality: