The Neo Pi R, By Paul T. Costa Jr.

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The NEO-PI-R is a standard questionnaire that is a general measure of personality based upon the five factor model of personality (Piedmont, 2001; PAR, n.d). It systematically measures emotional, interpersonal, experiential, attitudinal, and motivational styles, which is used as a resource for a wide variety of professionals (Costa & McCrae, 1992; PAR, n.d). it measures these styles by using the five domains of personality (Neuroticism, Extraversion Openness, Agreeableness, and Conscientiousness) and the six facets for each (PAR, n.d). General Information Test Background and Costs The NEO-PI-R (Neuroticism Extraversion Openness Personality Inventory- Revised) was published in 1992 by Paul T. Costa Jr., PhD and Robert R. McCrae, PhD under the Psychological Assessment Resources (Costa & McCrae, 1992). This edition mimicked the 1978 edition of the NEO-PI (Piedmont, 2001). The NEO-PI-R is a personality inventory which uses the well-recognized five domains of personality and their thirty facets to increase the specificity and accuracy of the results (Costa & McCrae, 1992). The NEO-PI-R can be administered individually or in groups, and is a self-reported and observer reported test (Costa & McCrae, 1992). Originally the NEO-PI-R cost were $25.00 per pack of 10 for booklets and answer sheets, $21.00 per package of 25 for hand scoring sheets, $21.00 per pack of 25 for adult (Forms S and R) as well as the College Student Profile forms, $15.00 per 25 pack for the summary sheets

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