Sheets, Kent-Kohs Blocks

Description:

In her efforts to design useful clinical tests for children, psychologist Grace Helen Kent (1875-1973) introduced this modification of a set of blocks originally proposed by another psychologist, Samuel C. Kohs (1890-1984). These materials include twelve pencil drawings of arrangements of cubes for the Kent-Kohs blocks, as well as thirteen color drawings of patterns to be produced with them.

For an example of the Kent-Kohs blocks and further details, see MA.316372.04.

Date Made: ca 19231920-1930

Maker: Kent, Grace HelenKohs, S. C.

Location: Currently not on view

Subject: PsychologyMathematicsPsychological Tests

Subject:

See more items in: Medicine and Science: Mathematics

Exhibition:

Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Gift of David Shakow

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MA.316372.20Catalog Number: 316372.20Accession Number: 316372

Object Name: Sheets, Set Of

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1 cm x 28 cm x 21.5 cm; 13/32 in x 11 1/32 in x 8 15/32 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-3df2-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_694555

Our collection database is a work in progress. We may update this record based on further research and review. Learn more about our approach to sharing our collection online.

If you would like to know how you can use content on this page, see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use. If you need to request an image for publication or other use, please visit Rights and Reproductions.