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John C. Flanagan (1129)

Interests
Counselling, educational, evaluation and measurement, industrial, military
Nationality
American
Born
1906, Armour, South Dakota, USA
Short Biography
John Clemans Flanagan, (January 7, 1906 – April 15, 1996) was a noted psychologist most known for developing the Critical Incident Technique, which identifies and classifies behaviors associated with the success or failure of human activity. He was a ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
Education
  • BS University of Washington, 1929
  • MA University of Washington, 1932
  • PhD Harvard University, 1934
Appointments & Honors
  • Chairman, Board of Directors, American Institute for Research
  • Legion of Merit, USAAF 1946
  • Raymond Flongacre Award of the Aero Medical Association 1954
  • APA Thorndike Award, 1972
  • APA Distinguished Contribution Award, 1976
  • APA Professional Practice Award, 1982
  • Distinguished Professional Service Award, Education Testing Service, 1978
  • Meritorious Contribution Award, Phi Beta Kappa, 1977
  • Vice President, AERA, 1973
  • Vice President, New York Academy of Sciences, 1936
  • President, APA Divisions 1, 4, 15, 19
Principal Publications
  • 1935 Factor Analysis in the Study of Personality. Stanford University Press.
  • 1941 A preliminary study of the validity of the 1940 edition of the National Teacher Examinations. School and Social, 54, 59-64.
  • 1943 The Aviation Psychology Program of the Army Air Forces. Psychological Bulletin, 40, 759-69.
  • 1946 The Aviation Psychology Program in the Army Air Forces. US Government Publishing Office.
  • 1954 The critical incident technique. Psychological Bulletin, 51, 327-58.
  • 1957 The Flanagan aptitude classification tests. Personnel and Guidance Journal, 25, 495-507.
  • 1962 Measuring Human Performance. American Institute for Research.
  • 1962 Design for a Study of American Youth. Houghton Mifflin.
  • 1964 Project TALENT: Some early findings from a national survey. NEA Journal, 53, 8-10.
  • 1970 Individualizing education. Education, 90, 191-206.
  • 1971 The psychologist's role in youth's quest for fulfillment. Educational Psychologist, 8, 21-5.
  • 1973 Education: How and for what. American Psychologist 28, 551-6.
  • 1973 The first fifteen years of project TALENT: Implications for career guidance. Vocational Guidance Quarterly, 22, 874.
  • 1975 Education's contribution to the quality of life of a national sample of 30 year olds. Educational Researcher, 4, 13-16.
  • 1977 American Institute for Research: The first thirty years. Education, 97, 307-17.
  • 1978 Perspectives on Improving Education. Praeger.
  • 1978 A research approach to improving our quality of life. American Psychologist, 33, 138-47.