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Tests of Personality

Below is information about tests of personality administered in the 16 data sets in the IPSR archives. If you are interested in other kinds of information, click the link above to return to the archives overview and then follow the link to the information of interest.

Name of data set California Psychological Inventory Gough Adjective Check List (actual self) Gough Adjective Check List (ideal self) Myers-Briggs Type Indicator Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory FIRO-B Cattell 16 PF Test NEO Profession-specific Q-sort Other personality inventories
Air Force Officers yes yes yes yes Physical and Self-report Test; Personal Preference Scale; UC Public Opinion Scales; Kerr Empathy Test
Architects I yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Architects II yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Architects III yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Architectural Firm yes yes yes yes yes yes yes Predictions Scale; Personal Events Scale; Remote Associates Test (Mednick); Bloch Experimental Paired Comparison; Time Attitudes Survey
College Sophomores I yes yes yes yes yes Sensation-seeking Scale (Zuckerman); Personality Inventory (Lazar); Locus of Control; Masculinity/Feminity (Spence); Sex Role Profile (Bem); Sexual Knowledge Questionnaire
College Sophomores II yes yes yes yes yes Sensation-seeking Scale (Zuckerman); Personality Inventory (Lazar); Locus of Control; Masculinity/Femininity (Spence); Sex Role Profile (Bem); Sexual Knowledge Questionnaire
Doctoral Candidates-Fall yes (partial) yes yes (partial) Home Index; Franck II; Authoritarian Personality (E, F, PEC scales)
Doctoral Candidates-Spring yes (partial) yes yes Home Index; Franck II; Authoritarian Personality (E, F, PEC scales)
Irish Managers yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Medical School Applicants yes yes yes yes Story Completion Test; Ego-control Questionnaire
Medical School Seniors yes yes yes yes yes yes yes Personnel Reaction Blank; POP-B; Doctors Opinion Questionnaire; Medical Profession Questionnaire; Personal Judgment Survey
Research scientists yes yes yes yes yes yes Kerr Empathy Test; Minnesota Engineering Analogies Test, Opinion Prediction Scale
Senior honors students in engineering yes yes yes yes yes yes Kerr Empathy Test; Minnesota Engineering Analogies Test, Opinion Prediction Scale
Women Law Students yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Women Mathematicians yes yes yes yes yes yes Remote Associates Test (Mednick)

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