California Personality Inventory

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Noun1.California Personality Inventory - a self-report personality inventory originally derived from the MMPI; consists of several hundred yes-no questions and yields scores on a number of scales including dominance and self acceptance and self control and socialization and achievement etc.
self-report inventory, self-report personality inventory - a personality inventory in which a person is asked which of a list of traits and characteristics describe her or him or to indicate which behaviors and hypothetical choices he or she would make
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These authors studied the factor structure of the California Personality Inventory for groups of students in three non-overlapping ability groups.
The finding of greater variability in high-ability subjects confirms findings from the Myers-Briggs type indicator (Brand, Egan & Deary, 1994) and the California Personality Inventory (Shure & Rogers, 1963).
The paper reports findings about a wide range of personality attributes, assessed through five different inventories: the California Personality Inventory (CPI), the Occupational Personality Questionnaire Concept Model 5.

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