Hans Jurgen Eysenck

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Eysenck, Hans Jurgen

(häns yo͝or`gən ī`sĕngk), 1916–97, British psychologist. Best known for his theory of human personality, Eysenck suggested that personality is biologically determined and is arranged in a hierarchy consisting of types, traits, habitual responses, and specific responses. A staunch critic of psychoanalysis, Eysenck maintained that the recovery rates of the emotionally disturbed were approximately equal for treated and untreated individuals, though the accuracy of his studies on the subject have been questioned in recent years. Among Eysenck's many works is The Intelligence Controversy (written with L. J. Kamin, 1981).
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The measurement of extraversion: A comparison of the Eysenck Personality Inventory and the Eysenck Personality Questionnaire.
The Eysenck Personality Inventory (EPI; Eysenck & Eysenck, 1968) consists of 57 yes-no questions regarding the way people feel, behave and act.
Manual of the Hindi version of Eysenck Personality Inventory.
Self-rating and Eysenck Personality Inventory estimates of neuroticism and extraversion.
Eysenck and Eysenck (1975) have devised a scale from the original Eysenck Personality Inventory (EPQ) to measure the addictive personality trait.
Para medir las variables de neuroticismo y extraversion se utilizo la prueba Eysenck Personality Inventory (EPI) (Eysenck y Eysenck, 1994), traducido al espanol como Cuestionario de Personalidad EPI.
Another study required subjects to copy a paragraph on unlined paper, and also to take the Eysenck Personality Inventory as assessment of their level of extroversion.
Each battery consisted of the Profile of Mood States (POMS; McNair, Lorr, & Droppleman, 1971), the Sport Competition Anxiety Test (SCAT; Martens, 1977), the Sports Attitude Inventory (SAI; Willis, 1982), Levenson's Locus of Control (IPC; Levenson, 1981), and the Eysenck Personality Inventory (EPI; Eysenck & Eysenck, 1982).
There were meaningful correlations with the Mini-Mult, an abbreviated form of Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (Kincannon, 1968), the Study of Values Manual (Allport, Vernon, & Lindzey, 1960), the Eysenck Personality Inventory (Eysenck, 1958), and the Personality Research Form (Jackson, 1967).
The neuroticism scale of the Eysenck Personality Inventory (EPI-N; Eysenck & Eysenck, 1968)was included as a measure of negative affectivity.