Psychological Test, Downey Group Will-Temperament Test

Psychological Test, Downey Group Will-Temperament Test

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This folder contains the two versions of the Downey Group Will-Temperament Test, the Record Card, and the Downey Individual Will-Temperament. They were devised by June E. Downey (1875-1932), a Professor of Psychology at the University of Wyoming. One version of the Downey Group Will-Temperament Test is twelve pages long and is stapled to an orange piece of cardboard stock. It is copyrighted in 1922 by the World Book Company. The test asks questions including: underlining the word in the pair that best describes the test taker; writing the test taker’s name under various conditions; tracing lines; writing “The United States of America” under various conditions; copying script; and a memory test. The other version of the test is comprised of two double sided sheets copyrighted in 1921 by the World Book Company. It is also stapled to orange cardstock. It appears to be a shorter version of the test that was copyrighted in 1922.
R. S. Uhrbrock, “June Etta Downey,” Science 76, No. 1982 (Dec. 23, 1932): 585-586.
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Object Name
psychological test
Downey, June E.
World Book Company
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
overall: 22 cm x 28 cm; 8 21/32 in x 11 1/32 in
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Credit Line
Gift of David Shakow
Psychological Tests
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National Museum of American History
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