Discuss the general foundational position of trait theory and compare/contrast Cattell’s and Eysenck’s theories.

Cattell and Eysenck are two prominent early contributors to the trait theory of personality. In this paper:

  • Discuss the general foundational position of trait theory and compare/contrast Cattell’s and Eysenck’s theories.
  • Examine the assessments derived from each theory and provide an overview and critique of each one.
  • Finally, reflect on and describe how these theories are utilized in your field, including the use of these assessments.

The paper should be 1,750-2,100 words (or 5-6 pages) and have a minimum of three scholarly journal articles or book references in addition to the textbook.

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