Psychological Test, Revised Minnesota Paper Form Board Test

Psychological Test, Revised Minnesota Paper Form Board Test

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After their widespread use during World War One, experts increasingly used psychological tests as a tool to rank and sort people in contexts including (but not limited to) education and employment. The Revised Minnesota Paper Form Board Test (Series BB) was prepared by R. Likert and Wm. H. Quasha (New York University). The booklet folds out and includes six pages of front-and-back text and images. The instructions found that the test-taker only had twenty minutes to complete the test. Finally, the instructions found that the parts in the problems were taken from the Minnesota Paper Form Board Tests, in an article entitled “Mechanical Ability Tests,” University of Minnesota Press, pages 94-101
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Psychological Test
date made
1941
place made
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 21 cm x 28.2 cm; 8 9/32 in x 11 3/32 in
ID Number
1983.0168.13
catalog number
1983.0168.13
accession number
1983.0168
Credit Line
Gift of Ruth E. Myer
subject
Mathematics
Psychological Tests
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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