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P-technique demonstrated in determining psychophysiological source traits in a normal individual


P-technique, a method employing intra-individual correlation, is tried out for the first time. As part of the general design it uses some variables the same as those in a coordinatedR-technique study and a second, parallelP-technique study with a clinical case. Definite factors are obtained among the psychological and physiological variables, which can be mutually matched. One is a fatigue factor, but the rest are general personality factors readily identifiable with those obtained in pastR-technique researches.

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Cattell, R.B., Cattell, A.K.S. & Rhymer, R.M. P-technique demonstrated in determining psychophysiological source traits in a normal individual. Psychometrika 12, 267–288 (1947).

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  • Fatigue
  • Public Policy
  • Statistical Theory
  • Clinical Case
  • Normal Individual