Iain Alexander McCormick

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This study aimed to investigate earlier Swedish and United States research which has shown that drivers tend to rate themselves as more skillful and less risky than the average driver, and to extend the range of driver characteristics on which such ratings are made. A total of 178 male and female drivers rated "me as a driver," "an average driver" and "a(More)
The factor structure of the WAIS-R has been the subject of much debate and recently researchers have examined multiple independent samples and compared the resulting factor structures using the coefficient of congruence. On the basis of this, one recent study concluded that the WAIS-R had three clear factors. In the present study this conclusion was(More)
A factor replication procedure which provides a solution for the numbers of factors problem for multiple scale questionnaire responses, is described and demonstrated. In the procedure a series of factor analyses are conducted in which a reduced number of factors is used for each successive rotation until a structure is found which is replicated across(More)
Three propositions about attitudes to mental illness derived from Nunnally (Popular Conceptions of Mental Health. Holt, Rinehart & Winston, New York, 1961) were examined with the semantic differential technique as it was used originally by Olmsted and Ordway (Final Report to National Institutes of Mental Health, 1963). Attitudes were compared between(More)
The construction and use of the brief Adaptability Rating Questionnaire (ADQ) in a unique Antarctic field study is described, and comparisons are made between the ratings of a trained observer, a peer group and the subjects themselves. The indications are that the ADQ goes some way towards filling a need for rating scale to measure the adaptability of small(More)
An extensive research project is described, during which resentment and hostility were aroused due to the data gathering methods. Those effects disturbed the smooth running of the project and led to subjects withdrawing from some experiments. Although the entire project had many positive features, those that are reported here detracted from its complete(More)
The science of personality measurement in the workplace has developed a great deal in the past 2 decades, and the five-factor model (FFM) is generally recognized as the most notable taxonomy of “normal” personality. Meanwhile, coaching has become a well-established method of one-on-one leadership development in many organizations. Given the research(More)