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    • Countercultural and opposing values at a two-year college 

      Baggaley, Andrew R. (Wichita State University, Dept. of Psychology, 1976)
      In an attempt to replicate findings using demographically different populations, the author compared results of principal components analyses on a chart of 456 "fundamental world perspectives." In addition, the Comrey ...
    • Alignment of personality source trait factors from questionnaire and observer ratings: The theory of instrument-free patterns 

      Cattell, Raymond B.; Pierson, George R.; Finkbeiner, Carl (Wichita State University, Dept. of Psychology, 1976)
      Testing the hypothesis of "indifference of indicator," i.e., that instrument-free source traits exist as factors when different media are jointly factored, the investigators scored young adults on 32 observer-rating and ...
    • Effects of father absence on women's perception of "ideal" mate and father 

      Vargon, Melanie M.; Lynn, David B.; Barton, Keith (Wichita State University, Dept. of Psychology, 1976)
      The father-absent group compromised 28 college women whose biological father had not lived at home after their 11th birthday. Controls were father-present college women. Both groups completed the Sixteen Personality Factor ...
    • Some differential ability patterns in children and their relationship to environmental and personality dimensions 

      Barton, Keith (Wichita State University, Dept. of Psychology, 1976)
      First, evidence is presented to show that children with discrepant ability patterns tend to differ consistently on several personality dimensions and in their environmental experiences. Second, a theoretical model, linking ...
    • Factors of subordinate-superordinate interaction 

      Sweney, Arthur B.; Fiechtner, Leslie A. (Wichita State University, Dept. of Psychology, 1976)
      Two hundred-four crew members and sixty-nine crew commanders of a Titan II Missile Wing completed a battery of instruments measuring superordinate subordinate role preferences, pressure, and perceptions. After matching ...
    • A check on the second-order factor structure of the high school personality questionnaire 

      Klein, Thomas W. (Wichita State University, Dept. of Psychology, 1976)
      A second order factor analysis of the HSPQ, using the promax method followed by blind had rotation to simple structure, was conducted. The results obtained for both males and females replicate well six factors previously reported.
    • An application of P technique to the Eight State Questionnaire 

      Stewart, David W.; Stewart, Lenora F. (Wichita State University, Dept. of Psychology, 1976)
      A 20 year old, female subject completed the Eight State Questionnaire (From B) twice daily for a period of 30 days. Primary factoring of the subtests across occassions provided some support for the factorial validity of ...
    • Second stratum personality structure in joint rating and questionnaire measures: With new light on questionnaire distortion 

      Cattell, Raymond B.; Vogelmann, Silke (Wichita State University, Dept. of Psychology, 1976)
      The study continues a test of the theory of instrument-transcending personality factors, which requires that the same personality factors load both the questionnaire and the observer-rating markers for a factor. It has ...
    • The addition of personality measures to ability measures for predicting and understanding school achievement 

      Watterson, David G.; Schuerger, James M.; Melnyk, George I. (Wichita State University, Dept. of Psychology, 1976)
      This study attempts to validate the findings of previous research predicting academic achievement from intelligence measures with the addition of objective personality factors. Regression analysis was used to affirm: (a) ...
    • Personality similarity in spouses related to marriage roles 

      Barton, Keith (Wichita State University, Dept. of Psychology, 1976)
      From an original sample of 93 married couples 71 couples were selected according to criteria which determined how similar they were to their spouses on several personality variables. Specifically 3 groups of people were ...
    • A second order factor analysis of community satisfaction in a British New Town 

      Bardo, John W.; Newton, R. D. (Wichita State University, Dept. of Psychology, 1976)
      First-order community satisfaction factors derived in an analysis of data from a British New Town were subjected to secondary factor analysis; an oblique solution with five factors resulted. The data suggest several broad ...
    • Clues to the preferences of therapy styles 

      Fenster, C. Abraham; Wiedemann, Carl F.; Balkin, Joseph (Wichita State University, Dept. of Psychology, 1976)
      This study examined the relationship of personality variables to the choice of a psychotherapist. 119 subjects were shown films of three prominent therapists at work with the same patient. The subjects were asked to indicate ...
    • Test of the replicability of Cattell's HSPQ factor structure using item parcels 

      Friel, John C.; Nesselroade, John R. (Wichita State University, Dept. of Psychology, 1976)
      HSPQ responses of 1836 male and female adolescents were grouped to produce 42 marker variables, three for each of the 14 factors contained in the HSPQ. Subjects were divided into two randomly equivalent subsamples of males ...
    • Alignment and identification of factors in the Early School and Preschool Personality Questionnaires 

      Cattell, Raymond B.; Dreger, R.M. (Wichita State University, Dept. of Psychology, 1976)
      Both the Early School Personality Questionnaire and the Preschool Personality Questionnaire were administered to 950 first-grade children, with full protocols for 584 of them, in a "boundry study" designed to compare factors ...
    • A cross cultural check of the personality structure of the 16PF 

      Zak, Itai (Wichita State University, Dept. of Psychology, 1976)
      The contention that transferability of a scale across cultures is best achieved when the scale has low homogeneity was tested using Cattell's 16PF personality questionnaire. The 16PF was administered to a random sample of ...
    • Second order factors of the CAQ in a normal population 

      Schwartz, S.A. (Wichita State University, Dept. of Psychology, 1976)
      The purpose of the study was to determine how pathological and personality source traits would align in data obtained from a normal sample. The Clinical Analysis Questionnaire (CAQ) was administered to 251 undergraduates ...
    • Multivariate methodolology for N = 1 

      Lawlis, G. Frank (Wichita State University, Dept. of Psychology, 1976)
      A multivariate design for N = 1 studies was presented for those areas of limited subjects or social psychological designs. The design called for a determination of expected outcomes to be used for baselines, and general ...
    • Family-level interventions for retarded children: A multivariate approach to issues and strategies 

      Berger, Michael; Foster, Martha (Wichita State University, Dept. of Psychology, 1976)
      This paper considers issues and strategies of household-level interventions for families of retarded children. A perspective regarding retardation and a statement of the relevant levels of analysis is set forth in the ...
    • Desirable psychological characteristics of medical students: A convergent approach 

      Burstein, Alvin G.; Lawlis, G. Frank (Wichita State University, Dept. of Psychology, 1976)
      In these studies, we explore two hypotheses concerning psychological characteristics of medical school applicants. The first was that consensus would exist on the medical school faculty with respect to desirable psychological ...
    • Dimensions of community satisfaction in a British New Town 

      Bardo, John W. (Wichita State University, Dept. of Psychology, 1976)
      Community satisfaction in a British New Town was examined through factor analysis; an oblique solution with nine factors resulted. Seven factors were social-interactional and two were physical. The data suggest that ...