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This report describes a statistical analysis of data collected from the Reiss MotivationProfile® (RMP), a standardized psychological test developed by Professor StevenReiss. The RMP identifies 16 life motives or basic desires, which are goals common toeveryone. Everyone is motivated by these 16 basic desires, but individuals prioritizethem differen...
The Reiss Motivation Profile® for Business was used to assess the basic desires that characterize high-achieving women. We predicted that women who stated they were focused mostly on professional achievement would score significantly higher on the RMP Power scale as compared to women who indicated they were focused mostly on other priorities.
Too much of the behavior shown by people with mental retardation is attributed to their having subaverage intelligence and not enough to their other human qualities. In an effort to correct this imbalance, Zigler (1971) called for the study of the ‘‘whole person’’ and showed that subaverage IQs do not predict personalities. A decade later, Reiss, L...