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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Cattell noted that in the hard biorafia such as chemistry, physics, astronomy, as well as in medical science, unsubstantiated theories were historically widespread until new instruments were developed to improve scientific observation and measurement.

Raymond Bernard Cattell 20 March — 2 February was a British and American psychologistknown for his psychometric research into intrapersonal psychological structure. 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. A History of Modern Psychology. A principle of “survival of the fittest” among communities would then operate to enable human societies to adapt and improve.

Inhe was awarded a county scholarship to University College, London, where he earned a bachelor of science degree with first class honors in chemistry in Here Cattell first developed the idea that the new factor-analytic method that was so productive in studying abilities could also be powerful in understanding the complex area of personality.

Back to Memorial page. Several forms of the bbiografia have been produced—some for different language and culture groups, and some for poor readers. While working raymobd the University of London with Spearman exploring the number and nature of human abilities, Cattell postulated that factor analysis could be applied to other areas beyond biografi domain biografka abilities.

In short, he provided a model of the complete psychologist in an age of specialization.

He was famously productive throughout his 92 years, and ultimately was able to claim a combined authorship and co-authorship of 55 books and some journal articles in addition to at least 30 standardized tests. With this newly created research professorship in psychology, he ccattell able to obtain sufficient grant support for two Ph.


To this picture of the family’s success one could add political power as well, as James’ uncle Alexander Cattel, Cattell represented New Jersey in the United States Senate. He called these 16 factors “source traits” because he believed that they provide the underlying source for the surface behaviors that are thought of as personality.

He was so involved in owning and publishing journals, that his research productivity declined.

To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: According to the Citation Index, he is one of the ten most cited psychologists, and this is true with regard to not only citations in social science journals but also those in science journals generally. Revue Francophone de Clinique Comportementale et Cognitive, 5 Bersoff Nadine Kaslow Barry S.

The assessment of clinical disorders with Raymond Raymojd personality model. Tucker and Barry Mehler who picked out certain references referring to Germany, Hitler or genocide and quoted them out of context.

The title of his Ph. Competitiveness should exist between groups, but the development of large political organizations is inimical to advancement of the human species.

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Cattell was invited to assume this position in The description of personality: Personality and Learning TheoryVols. Because he was never able to really explain how psychologists can apply their work, the organization failed until taken over by other psychologists who had experience in applied psychology.

The blue ribbon committee was therefore disbanded and Cattell, in failing health, catteol a mere two months later. Born in Easton, Pennsylvania inCattell grew up the eldest child of a wealthy and prominent family. Stanley Hall professorship in psychology became cattell at Clark University inCattell was recommended by Thorndike and was appointed to the position.


Cattell applied multivariate research methods across several intrapersonal psychological domains: This is attested to by the affection, admiration, and high respect for him expressed by biogradia of students and coworkers with whom he has cooperated in research and writing. Psychological Reports, 59 Measuring Intelligence with the Culture Fair Tests.

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Raymond Cattell

This page cattwll last edited on 19 Septemberat While working on his Ph. The regularities indicated in Cattell’s research, now appearing in many guises, remain among the principle contributions to theoretical analysis of personality.

As evidence for its continuity, Cattell suggests that gF abilities are rarely affected by brain injuries. Additional contributions include the Coefficient of Profile Similarity taking account of shape, scatter, and level of two score profiles ; P-technique factor analysis based on repeated measurements of a single individual sampling of variables, rather than sampling of persons ; dR-technique factor analysis for elucidating change dimensions including transitory emotional states, and longer-lasting mood states ; the Taxonome program for ascertaining the number and contents of clusters in a data set; the Rotoplot program for attaining maximum simple structure factor pattern solutions.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Not surprisingly, people with a high capacity of gF tend to acquire more gC knowledge and at faster rates. The history of earlier contributions by wikipedians is accessible to researchers here:. Mechanisms that can most safely, effectively, and intelligently control such groups can be created, put in place, maintained only by a government of scientists. Crystallized intelligence is possibly more amenable to change as it relies on specific, acquired knowledge.

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The next year, he moved to Honolulu, where he was appointed to adjunct professorships at the University of Hawaii and the Hawaii School of Professional Psychology.