How not to spot personality test fakers

Personality tests are an effective recruitment tool: higher scorers on conscientiousness and lower scorers on neuroticism tend to perform better in the job. But a major weakness of such tests is people's tendency to answer dishonestly. A study now shows that a popular approach to spotting cheaters is likely to be ineffective.

Read more on our Research Digest.

You may also be interested to know that Our Register of Qualifications in Test Use is now available for the public to consult on the Psychology Testing Centre website.

share