Form Board, Healy Pictorial Completion Test II

Description:

William Healy and Grace Fernald of Chicago used puzzles to study to abilities of delinquent children. This one shows one day in the life of a schoolboy. It was given to soldiers who failed the Army group examinations.

This test is in a black, cloth-covered paper box. It consists of two nearly square boards which are displayed next to one another. Each board has a cloth backing. A picture printed on paper is attached to the front. The pictures show a total of eleven scenes from the life of a schoolboy. Each scene has a square hole cut in it. The teat also has sixty square wooden pieces that fit into the holes in the boards. Each piece has a picture on the front and is numbered on the back. The pieces fit, ten to a row, into a wooden rack with six long indentations. Places on the rack are numbered from 1 to 60. A piece of black cloth nailed to the bottom front of the rack allow it to be removed from the box. The test also contains a blue pamphlet: William Healy, Manual for Pictorial Completion test II Cat. No. 46235, Chicago: C.H. Stoelting.

This test is a version (differing, at least, in its box) of a test described in; C.H. Stoelting, Apparatus, Tests and Supplies, Chicago, 1936, p. 157. See also C.H. Stoelting, List 350, Apparatus and Supplies for Practical Mental Classification Used by Dr. William Healy, p. 7 in Stoelting’s publication Psychology and Physiology Apparatus and Supplies, Chicago, 1921.

Date Made: 1917

Maker: C. H. Stoelting Company

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Illinois, Chicago

Related Event: World War I

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See more items in: Medicine and Science: Mathematics, Health & Medicine, Military, Science & Mathematics, Modern Medicine and the Great War

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Credit Line: Gift of Emporia Kansas State College, Department of Psychology

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1990.0570.03Accession Number: 1990.0570Catalog Number: 1990.0570.03

Object Name: psychological test

Physical Description: wood; paper; cloth (overall material)Measurements: overall: 4 cm x 27.5 cm x 29 cm; 1 9/16 in x 10 13/16 in x 11 7/16 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-7107-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1277992

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