Psychological Test with Manual, Heston Personal Adjustment Inventory

Psychological Test with Manual, Heston Personal Adjustment Inventory

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Joseph C. Heston (1909-1978) received his B.A. from Muskingham College (1931) and his M.A. (1938) and PhD. (1941) from Ohio State University. He went on to work in guidance, testing, and teaching at DePauw University, Fresno State College, and Albion College. This edition of the Heston Personal Inventory was copyrighted by World Book Company in Yonkers-on-Hudson, New York, in 1949. Designed for high school and college students, it iwas made up of yes-no questions relating to personal preferences and responses. Materials at the museum also include a manual for the test. The six personality characteristics the test was to measure were analytical thinking (a kind of introversion), sociability, emotional stability, confidence, personal relations, and home satisfaction.
Reference:
American Psychological Association, 1962 Directory, ed. James Q. Holsopple, Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association, 1962, p. 318
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Psychological Test With Manual
date made
1949
publisher
World Book Company
maker
Heston, J. C.
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall:.1 cm x 16 cm x 25.3 cm; 1/32 in x 6 5/16 in x 9 31/32 in
ID Number
1990.0034.083
accession number
1990.0034
catalog number
1990.0034.083
Credit Line
Gift of Samuel Kavruck
subject
Mathematics
Psychological Tests
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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