Printed Classification Tests, Issue 5

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Joy Paul Guilford, John I. Lacey
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1947 - Aviation psychology - 919 pages

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Page 21 - There is an old saying that two heads are better than one. Experience has shown that this is true in test construction. Whenever possible, two men were assigned to the development of a single test, one with primary responsibility, the other with immediate supervisory functions possibly including one or two other similar tests. These two, working closely together, produced the experimental version of the test.
Page 600 - Social attitudes (72 items). 18. Affect, depressive (32 items). 19. Affect, manic (24 items). 20. Obsessive and compulsive states (15 items). 21. Delusions, hallucinations, illusions, ideas of reference (31 items). 22. Phobias (29 items). 23. Sadistic, masochistic trends (7 items). 24. Morale (33 items). 25. Items primarily related to masculinity-femininity (55 items). 26. Items to indicate whether the individual is trying to place himself in an improbably acceptable light (15 items).
Page 625 - ... must give culturally prescribed responses. The Rorschach method is essentially a procedure for revealing the personality of the individual, as contrasted with rating or assessing him in terms of his likeness or conformity to social norms of action and speech. It is just because a subject is not aware of what he is telling and has no cultural norms behind which to hide himself, that the Rorschach and other projective methods are so revealing.
Page 791 - First, no questions were to be taken from the classification-battery form of the Blank, CE602D. Second, no questions were to be taken from the Fort Worth form, which had been administered previously in a pilot specialization project. Consequently, items that were deemed likely to discriminate between fighter and bomber pilots either were selected from other forms of the Biographical Data Blank or were written originally for CE602F. The categories include marital and parental status, experience in...
Page 590 - S — Social introversion, as exhibited in shyness and tendencies to withdraw from social contacts. T — Thinking introversion, an inclination to meditative thinking, philosophizing, and analyzing one's self and others. 'Only "yes" responses were utilized in tallying the distribution.
Page 369 - Flanagan, JC A Table of the Values of the Product-Moment Coefficient of Correlation in a Normal Bivariate Population Corresponding to Given Proportions of successes, New York, Privately printed, 1936.
Page 199 - ... visualization factor. No result could be more decisive on this point. The conclusion should be that if this test is one of visualizing, it is a different type than that common to known tests. Signal Interpretation, CI656A " This is another test in the integration area. Description. — In each problem there is a diagrammatic representation of 10 airplane carriers in a row. The examinee must determine from which of these carriers planes will take off. This can be ascertained by SAMPLE PROBLEM...
Page 728 - It can be seen readily in table 26.12, however, that those students who check waiver 4 (I want to be assigned to the kind of air-crew training in which I am most interested EVEN IF the tests show that I should probably fail in that kind of training) are less likely to be eliminated at each stanine level.
Page 641 - It is clear that the group administration of the Thematic Apperception Test as applied cannot be used to predict success in primary pilot training." (1, p. 641). In another study after the war by a group at the University of Michigan, in the use of various evaluation procedures for the selection of clinical psychologists, the following statement was made with regard to the predictive value of the Rorschach and the TAT: "The median validities of...
Page 596 - Can you turn out a large amount of work in a short time ?" For trait A. — "Do you find it difficult to get rid of a salesman to whom you do not care to listen or give your time.'" "Have you ever, on your own initiative, organized a club or group of any kind ?" For trait M. — "Do you like love scenes in a movie or a play?