16pf Analysis

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16PF Analysis – Low and High

Factors A
Reserved, Detached, Critical, Cool,
Impersonal

People who score low (sten of 1 to 3) on
Factor A tend to be stiff, cool, skeptical, and aloof. They like things rather than people, working alone, and avoiding compromises of viewpoints. They are likely to be precise and
"rigid" in their way of doing things and in their personal standards. In many occupations these are desirable traits. They may tend. at times, to be critical, obstructive, or hard. Warmhearted, Outgoing, Participating,
Interested in People, Easy-going

People who score high (sten of 8 to 10) on
Factor A tend to be goodnatured, easygoing, emotionally expressive, ready to cooperate, attentive to people, softhearted, kindly, adaptable. They like occupations dealing with people and socially impressive situations. and they readily form active groups. They are generous in personal relations, less afraid of criticism, better able to remember names of people.

Factor B
Less Intelligent, Concrete-thinking

The person scoring low on Factor B tends to be slow to learn and grasp, dull, given to concrete and literal interpretation. This dullness may be simply a reflection of low intelligence, or it may represent poor functioning due to psychopathology.

More Intelligent, Abstract-thinking, Bright

The person who scores high on Factor B tends to be quick to grasp ideas, a fast learner, intelligent. There is some correlation with level of culture, and some with alertness. High scores contraindicate deterioration of mental functions in pathological conditions. Factor C
Affected by Feelings, Emotionally Less
Stable. Easily Upset. Changeable

The person who scores low on Factor C tends to be low in frustration tolerance for unsatisfactory conditions. changeable and plastic. evading necessary reality demands,…...

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