Cattell, his life and his impact on Personality Assessment

In our infographic series, we take a deep dive into the life and work of English-born behavioural scientist Raymond Cattell, regarded as one of the most influential behavioural scientists of the 20th century. Cattell’s work was hugely significant; his work on personality has been instrumental in psychometric profiling and is still used in business today. Cattell’s study of personality was instrumental and his studies around behavioural science were rivalled only by those of Freud. Cattell firmly believed that personality could be organised and studied and that scientific methods could be applied, to enable discoveries about the human mind.

Discover Raymond Cattell, his life, his personality trait taxonomy and why his work is so influential today in our piece: Cattell, Personality and his Impact on Personality Profiling.

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