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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).
Reference:
Piotr K. Oles and H. J.M. Hermans, “Allport-Vernon Study of Values,” Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology, 2010 (online).
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Psychological Test With Score Sheet
date made
1931
maker
Vernon, Phillip E.
Allport, Gordon W.
Houghton Mifflin Company
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 15.3 cm x 23 cm; 6 1/32 in x 9 1/16 in
ID Number
1990.0034.169
catalog number
1990.0034.169
accession number
1990.0034
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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