Psychological Test with Score Sheet, A Study of Values

Psychological Test with Score Sheet, A Study of Values

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By 1930, psychologists not only designed paper and pencil tests to measure intelligence and occupational aptitude, but to test personality. This is such a test, designed by the British psychologist Phillip E. Vernon (1905-1897) and Harvard faculty member Gordon W. Allport (1897-1967). The test sought to classify people according to whether they most valued theoretical, economic, aesthetic, social, political, or religious considerations. Revised versions of the examination were prepared at least as late as 2003.
Included with this example of “A Study of Values” is a score sheet.
Compare 1989.0710,10 (1931), 1990.0034.169 (1931), and 1990.0034.069 (1951 edition).
Piotr K. Oles and H. J.M. Hermans, “Allport-Vernon Study of Values,” Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology, 2010 (online).
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Object Name
Psychological Test With Score Sheet
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Vernon, Phillip E.
Allport, Gordon W.
Houghton Mifflin Company
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
overall: 15.3 cm x 23 cm; 6 1/32 in x 9 1/16 in
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Gift of Samuel Kavruck
Psychological Tests
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