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Guilford, J. P. (Joy Paul) 1897-1987

Works: 256 works in 954 publications in 7 languages and 12,463 library holdings
Genres: Textbooks  Interviews  Documentary films 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: HA29, 153
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Fundamental statistics in psychology and education by J. P Guilford( Book )

137 editions published between 1065 and 2000 in 6 languages and held by 2,635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Psychometric methods by J. P Guilford( Book )

68 editions published between 1916 and 1984 in 4 languages and held by 1,553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Psychological measurement; Psychophysical theory; A mathematical introduction; The method of average error; Method of minimal changes; The constant methods; The method of pair comparisons; The method of rank order; Scaling from interval and ration judgements; The method of successive categories and other scaling methods and problems; Rating scales; Principles of judgment; Theory of psychological tests; Reliability and validity of measures; Test development; Factor analysis
The nature of human intelligence by J. P Guilford( Book )

43 editions published between 1967 and 1986 in English and Spanish and held by 1,485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fields of psychology by J. P Guilford( Book )

89 editions published between 1939 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Psychology has grown probably as much during the last ten years since the first edition of this volume was written as in any two or three previous decades combined. This is more true of some of its fields than of others. It is still too early to assess all the developments properly and to incorporate them into a treatment at this rather elementary level. This volume has emphasized the more enduring aspects of the fields. It is important, however, to make changes where the most significant developments have occurred. This the revising authors have attempted to do." (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2007 APA, all rights reserved)
Personality by J. P Guilford( Book )

44 editions published between 1951 and 1974 in 3 languages and held by 1,018 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The analysis of intelligence by J. P Guilford( Book )

15 editions published in 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Intelligence, creativity, and their educational implications by J. P Guilford( Book )

12 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

General psychology by J. P Guilford( Book )

65 editions published between 1933 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In writing "General Psychology" the author has had in mind the typical introductory course in psychology in colleges of liberal arts. An attempt has been made to give a balanced and unbiased picture of scientific psychology as it is today. No particular school or point of view is followed, yet the significant and enduring contributions of them all are included. It is the author's personal experience that more than half the students who take the beginning course in psychology will follow it with at least one advanced course. Preparation of the student for further courses cannot, therefore, be ignored as an objective in the first course. It has never been demonstrated that the introductory course which lays the foundation for further courses cannot also serve well the needs of the student who confines his study of psychology to one course. The order of topics reverts to the more traditional, logical arrangement, laying a foundation and building upon it a more or less coherent superstructure. A minimum amount of anatomy and physiology of the nervous system is included. While many studies of student interest place the topic of sensation far down the list, the author is of the opinion that this depends very much upon the instructor and his enthusiasm for the topic. Students can be aroused to ask questions concerning their sensory powers and about sensory phenomena as they can about other topics. In spite of the established order of topics, any instructor may find that he can successfully make some readjustments to suit his own predilections. Controversial issues, including theories, have been almost entirely omitted"--Preface. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2010 APA, all rights reserved)
Cognitive psychology with a frame of reference by J. P Guilford( Book )

8 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Way beyond the IQ by J. P Guilford( Book )

4 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Guilford-Zimmerman temperament survey handbook : twenty-five years of research and application by Joan S. Guilford McGuire( Book )

11 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Printed classification tests by J. P Guilford( Book )

13 editions published between 1947 and 1965 in English and Undetermined and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This volume attempts to present not only a definitive account of one aspect of a vast project in vocational-test development, but also a useful record of the experiences gained in the execution of that project. To the extent that it succeeds, it will be of value not only to aviation psychologists who carry on in the service of military or civilian authorities, but also to vocational psychologists in general. While the tone of the volume is pitched to the ear of the professional psychologist, an attempt has been made to avoid the more technical jargon of the more specialized statistically minded. By confining himself to the less technical passages, the lay reader may find much that is illuminating and interesting concerning tests and test methods. Although there was no attempt, in the program to be described, to follow any preconceived ideal procedure of test development, inherent in this account is an emerging pattern of research, which, utilizing many of the techniques of the past, suggests what such a program can be when liberal support, in the form of trained personnel, suitable equipment, and an almost unlimited number of experimental subjects, is provided. Well-known test theories, and past experiences in their application, were brought to bear upon the problems of vocational selection and classification in a rather special area, though it was an area of enormous scope from a psychological standpoint. While the theoretical problem and the empirical test of a procedure always had to be subordinated to the fulfillment of a pressing practical goal, there is, nevertheless, many a finding that transcends the immediate problem and its solution. The best example of this was the utilization of factorial theory and methods. Factorial analysis, brought into use somewhat incidentally at first, became eventually the centralizing and guiding principle in connection with most printed-test development. It must be admitted that the factorial studies were neither as well planned nor as well executed as they would have been in a program that had centered around them from the very beginning. Only near the end of the four years' research did their full benefits become apparent. Rather unique to vocational-test research, also, is the inclusion of analysis of job criteria by the factorial method. It is believed that in this direction lies an economical, systematic, and dependable procedure for coverage of aptitudes and for fitting tests to vocations. In the presentation of results, efforts have been made to facilitate perusal of the chapters by the reader by means of a uniform type of description of tests"--Préface. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2016 APA, all rights reserved)
Creative talents : their nature, uses, and development by J. P Guilford( Book )

4 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyse der Intelligenz by J. P Guilford( Book )

4 editions published between 1976 and 1979 in German and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Intermediate statistical exercises by J. P Guilford( Book )

7 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La créativité recherches américaines by Alain Beaudot( Book )

3 editions published in 1973 in French and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elementary statistical exercises by J. P Guilford( Book )

11 editions published between 1946 and 1956 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Creatividad y educación by J. P Guilford( Book )

16 editions published between 1971 and 2003 in Spanish and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Intellectual abilities of symbolic and semantic judgment by Ralph Hoepfner( Book )

6 editions published between 1966 and 2007 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Creative thinking in children at the junior high school levels by J. P Guilford( Book )

11 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This project investigated the factors of "divergent productive thinking" which contribute most to creative behavior. Two junior high schools were involved. One was relatively large, in a moderate-income area. The other was smaller, and was situated in a professional community. In the smaller school some 220 students were tested in two 3-hour sessions. Some subjects were dropped from the sample because their records were incomplete, resulting in a sample of 204 with a full range of ninth-grade student iq's represented. In the larger school 700 students were tested in 2-hour sessions. Eliminated from the study were any examinees who were not present for all three testing sessions, or for whom school records were incomplete. From the selected group of a sample of 229 boys and 228 girls with an iq range of 95-119 was formed. Further research should be conducted to ascertain whether abilities other than those related to divergent production can be differentiated at the junior high school level, to explore the differentiation of abilities at younger age levels, and to determine the predicitve validity of tests of divergent productive thinking. (Jl)
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Alternative Names
Guilford, J

Guilford J.P.

Guilford, J.P. 1897-

Guilford, J. P. 1897-1987

Guilford, J. P. (Joy Paul), 1897-

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Guilford, Joy P. 1897-1987

Guilford, Joy Paul

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Guilford, Joy Paul 1897-1987

Guilford, Joy Peter 1897-

Guilford, Joy Peter 1897-1987

J.P. Guilford Amerikaans psycholoog (1897-1987)

Ji'erfute, J. P. 1897-1987

Jīlfūrd, J. P. 1897-1987

Joy Guilford amerykański psycholog, statystyk

Joy Paul Guilford

Joy Paul Guilford psychologue américain

Joy Paul Guilford US-amerikanischer Persönlichkeits- und Intelligenzforscher

Τζόι Πωλ Γκίλφορντ

Джо Гілфорд

Джо Пол Гилфорд

ج. ب. جيلفورد، 1897-1987

جيلفورد، جوى پول

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ギルホード, J. P.



English (502)

Spanish (41)

German (23)

French (9)

Japanese (3)

Polish (3)

Russian (1)

Creativity research journal