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The relationship between the Keirsey Temperament Sorter and the short-form Revised Eysenck Personality Questionnaire

By Leslie J. Francis, Charlotte L. Craig and Mandy Robbins

Abstract

The two models of personality proposed by the Keirsey Temperament Sorter (KTS) and by the short-form Revised Eysenck Personality Questionnaire (EPQR-S) both propose measures of extraversion-introversion, but in other respects the two models are quite different. While the KTS proposes measures of sensing-intuition, thinking-feeling, and judging-perceiving, the EPQR-S proposes measures of neuroticism, psychoticism, and a lie scale. In order to test the comparability of the two indices of extraversion-introversion and the independence of the other constructs, a sample of 554 undergraduate students attending a university-sector college in South Wales, in the United Kingdom, completed the KTS and the EPQR-S. The data demonstrate that the Keirsey Temperament Sorter scales map in quite a complex way onto the model of personality proposed by the EPQR-S

Topics: BF
Publisher: Hogrefe Publishing Corp.
Year: 2008
OAI identifier: oai:wrap.warwick.ac.uk:2857

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