Thursday, May 25, 2017

How to cheat on personality tests

https://theconversation.com/how-to-cheat-on-personality-tests-and-other-pseudosciences-30248 Because trait psychology is philosophically primitive, personality testers ignore or cannot recognise the problem of circularity of argument which haunts their enterprise. For example, they assume that personality traits are enduring, pervasive and affect all aspects of behaviour. Since they cannot be observed, personality traits are theoretical constructs which are measured

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