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'Raymond Bernard Cattell (20 March 1905 – 2 February 1998) was a British-American psychologist, known for his psychometric research into intrapersonal psychological structure.Gillis, J. (2014). Psychology's Secret Genius: The Lives and Works of Raymond B. Cattell. Amazon Kindle Edition.Festschrift for Raymond B. Cattell (1988). The Analysis of Personality in Research and Assessment: In Tribute to Raymond B. Cattell. (2 April, & 17 June 1986). University College London: Independent Assessment and Research Centre (Preface by K.M. Miller). His work also explored the basic dimensions of personality and temperament, the range of cognitive abilities, the dynamic dimensions of motivation and emotion, the clinical dimensions of abnormal personality, patterns of group syntality and social behavior,Cattell, R. B. (1948). Concepts and methods in the measurement of group syntality. Psychological Review, 55(1), 48–63. doi: 10.1037/h0055921 applications of personality research to psychotherapy and learning theory,Cattell, R. B. (1987). Psychotherapy by Structured Learning Theory. New York: Springer. predictors of creativity and achievement,Cattell, R. B., & Butcher, H. J. (1968). The Prediction of Achievement and Creativity. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill. and many multivariate research methodsCattell, R. B. (1966). (Ed.), Handbook of Multivariate Experimental Psychology. Chicago, IL: Rand McNally. including the refinement of factor analytic methods for exploring and measuring these domains.Cattell, R. B. (1972). Real base, true zero factor analysis. Multivariate Behavioral Research Monographs 72(1), (1–162). Fort Worth, TX: Texas Christian University Press.Cattell, R. B. (1978). The Use of Factor Analysis in Behavioral and Life Sciences. New York: Plenum. Cattell authored, co-authored, or edited almost 60 scholarly books, more than 500 research articles, and over 30 standardized psychometric tests, questionnaires, and rating scales.Books and Monographs of Raymond B. Cattell. Multivariate Behavioral Research, 1984, 19, 344–369.Cattell, R. B. (1983). Structured Personality-Learning Theory: A Wholistic Multivariate Research Approach. (pp. 419–457). New York: Praeger. According to a widely cited ranking, Cattell was the 16th most eminent,Eminent Psychologists of the Twentieth Century [Retrieved 22 October 2015] 7th most cited in the scientific journal literature,Haggbloom, S. J. et al. (2002). The 100 most eminent psychologists of the 20th century. Review of General Psychology, 6(2), 139–152. doi: 10.1037//1089-2680.6.2.139 (Rankings based on: citations, surveys, and awards/honors) and among the most productive psychologists of the 20th century. He was, however, a controversial figure, due in part to his friendships with and intellectual respect for white supremacists and neo-Nazis.

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