Eysenck Personality Inventory

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Eysenck Personality Inventory

Psychology A short reliable device for evaluating 2 'dimensions' of personality–extroversion/introversion and mental stability; it is used when there is reason to believe that personality and individual differences might affect the dependent variables in a study


Hans Jurgen, German-English psychologist, 1916–.
Eysenck Personality Inventory

Eysenck Personality Inventory,

n.pr questionnaire in a self-report format that measures the personality aspect of extraversion-introversion and neuroticism-stability and includes a lie scale.
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Self-rating validation of the Eysenck Personality Inventory.
Thus, the primary purpose of the present study was to provide evidence for the discriminant validity of the SFNA by examining correlations among self-reports of stressors and strains while controlling for NA using two different measures: the SFNA, and a popular measure of NA that has been shown to contain strain content, the Neuroticism scale of the Eysenck Personality Inventory (EPI-N; Eysenck & Eysenck, 1968).
Discriminant validity was shown by demonstrating that the SFNA did not (a) relate to the Extraversion scale of the Eysenck Personality Inventory (EPI-E; Eysenck & Eysenck, 1968), and (b) correlate as highly with existing measures of NA as these measures did among themselves.
Each battery consisted of the Profile of Mood States (POMS; McNair, Loft, & Droppleman, 1971), the Sports Attitude Inventory (SAI; Willis, 1982), the Sport Competition Anxiety Test (SCAT; Martens, 1977), the Controlled Repression-Sensitization Scale (CR-S; Handel, 1973), Levenson's Locus of Control (LOC; Levenson, 1981), the Eysenck Personality Inventory (EPI; Eysenck & Eysenck, 1982), and the Psychological Skills Inventory for Sport (PSIS; Mahoney, Gabriel, & Perkins, 1987).
The third part consisted of the Beck Depression Inventory (Beck, 1967), and the fourth was the revised short form of the Eysenck Personality Inventory, or EPQ-R (Eysenck, Eysenck & Barrett, 1985).
2004) stated, "there are no items in the neuroticism scales of the NEO-FFI (Costa & McCrae, 1992), the International Personality Item Pool (Goldberg, 1999), or the Eysenck Personality Inventory (Eysenck & Eysenck, 1968) that explicitly reference control or capability" (p.
Bartram & Dale (1982), following on from the work of Jessup & Jessup (1971), reported analyses of Eysenck Personality Inventory (EPI) data which showed that applicants for military pilot training are more stable and somewhat more extravert than the general population.
Validity of the Eysenck Personality Inventory in pilot selection.
Extraversion, neuroticism and social acquiescence (the lie scale) were assessed using an abbreviated version of the Eysenck Personality Inventory with 29 questions.
The multifactorial nature of extraversion-introversion in the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator and Eysenck Personality Inventory.