In business, it is used as a
selection and appraisal tool. It also has clinical applications.
The Eysenck Personality Profiler (EPP) measures 21 traits of personality
that are consistent with the three major dimensions of personality as
defined by Professor Hans Eysenck.
The questionnaire was developed by Professor Hans Eysenck and Dr Glenn
- Extraversion: Activity, Sociability, Expressiveness, Assertiveness,
Ambition, Dogmatism and Aggressivenes
- Neuroticism: Inferiority, Unhappiness, Anxiety, Dependence,
Hypochondria, Guilt and Obsessiveness
- Psychoticism: Risk-taking, Impulsivity, Irresponsibility,
Manipulativeness, Sensation-seeking, Tough-mindedness and Practicality
- A Lie scale is also included
For more information about the structure see here
and for a further article about the EPP see here.
For an article about use of the EPP with one particular occupational
group see here.
The scales are available separately or as one questionnaire to suitably
qualified people. A short version of the EPP
is also available.
The internet version of the EPP:
* Administers 1 - 22 scales remotely
* Scores, graphs and provides written reports
* Has a management console to compare people with each other and against an ideal
* Rank orders people against the ideal
The desktop version of the EPP:
* Administers 1 - 22 scales * Scores, graphs and provides written reports
* Offers each scale as 6, 12 and 20 items
* Provides a translation in UK and US English, Spanish and Indonesian
The paper version of the EPP:
* Available as EPP and EPP (Short)
* Available in 6, 12 and 20 item versions per scale
* Available in UK and US English, Spanish, Farsi and Indonesian
* EPP (Short): Manual and questionnaire now also available in Italian
* Each scale is also available separately as 20 items
Try the EPP on-line here