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.
American Psychological Association, 1962 Directory, ed. James Q. Holsopple, Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association, 1962, p. 318
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Object Name
Psychological Test With Manual
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World Book Company
Heston, J. C.
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
overall:.1 cm x 16 cm x 25.3 cm; 1/32 in x 6 5/16 in x 9 31/32 in
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Gift of Samuel Kavruck
Psychological Tests
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