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Cattell’s factor analytical trait theory

  • Raymond B Cattell developed a factor analytical trait approach to the description and analysis of personality. Cattle analyzed the t-data and Q-data using a mathematical technique it’s called a factor analysis to identify behaviour.

  • Cattle identified 16 personality traits. This personality trait are common for all people.

Definition:

“Personality is that which permits a prediction of what a person will do in a given situation. ” - Raymond B Cattell

About Raymond B Cattell:

  • Raymond B Cattell was born in 1905 in Britain.

  • He was educated in Britain and obtained his Doctorate in psychology under Charles spearman in 1929.

  • He… (162 more words) …

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Type A and type B personalities

Friedman and Rosenman (1974) has given the Type A and type B personalities.

Type A:

  • A person, who has a desire to achieve, is extremely competitive, who work fast and has a strong sense of urgency.

  • This type of personality characterised by his patients were driven, impatient people, He labelled these people ‘type A’ personalities.

Type B:

  • A person who tends to be non-competitive, lake of desire to success and not enjoy the control. Simply, A person who tends to be easygoing and relaxed.

  • This type of personality remains patient and could easily wait in queues to get their job… (15 more words) …

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