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Eysnecks type theory

Aim: To investigate the personality of 700 servicemen

Method: Each soldier completed a questionaire Esyneck analysed the result using statistical technique called factor analysis

Results: He identifed two dimentions of personality:extroversion-intoversion and neuroticim-stability

Conclusion: Everyone can be placed along these two dimention of personality. Most people lie in the middle of the scale.

Evaluation: - His orignal research used a limited sample of servicemen o test his ideas 

+ However late research was carried out on 1000s of people and supported Esynecks ideas

-He only described a limited number of personality types 

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