Psychological Test with Score Sheet

Psychological Test with Score Sheet

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The psychologist Robert G. Bernreuter (1901-1995) developed this personality inventory as a graduate student at Stanford University, where he obtained his PhD. in 1931 under the direction of Lewis Terman. From Stanford, Bernreuter went to teach at Pennsylvania State University, where he would stay until his retirement in 1966.
This 1935 version of the test includes a series of 125 “yes” or “no” questions. It seeks to measure several personality traits. A score sheet is included.
References:
Bernreuter, R. G., The Evaluation of a Proposed New Method for Constructing Personality Trait Tests..., PhD. Dissertation, Stanford University, 1931.
“R.G. Bernreuter, 93, Psychology Teacher,” New York Times, June 20, 1995.
Gibby, R.E. and M.J. Zickar, “A History of the Early Days of Personality Testing in American Industry,” History of Psychology, 2008, 11 # 3, pp. 164-184.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Psychological Test With Score Sheet
date made
1935
maker
Bernreuter, Robert G.
Stanford University Press
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 21.5 cm x 28 cm; 8 15/32 in x 11 1/32 in
ID Number
1989.0710.17
accession number
1989.0710
catalog number
1989.0710.17
Credit Line
Gift of David Gold
subject
Mathematics
Psychological Tests
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National Museum of American History
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