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J. P. Guilford (1245)

Interests
Evaluation and measurement, psychology of the arts and educational psychology, teaching of psychology "Educ: BA University of Nebraska, 1922; PhD Cornell University, 1926; LLD University of Nebraska, 1952; ScD University of Southern California, 1962
Nationality
American
Born
1897, Marquette, USA
Died
1987, Los Angeles, California, USA
Short Biography
Joy Paul Guilford (March 7, 1897 in Marquette, Nebraska – November 26, 1987 in Los Angeles) was a United States psychologist, best remembered for his psychometric study of human intelligence, including the distinction between convergent and divergent ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
Appointments & Honors
  • Emeritus Professor of Psychology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles
  • President, Psychometric Society, 1939, Midwestern PA, 1940, Western PA, 1948, APA 1950, International Intelligence in Education, 1977
  • Member, National Academy of Sciences, 1954
  • Distinguished Scientific Award, APA, 1964
  • Richardson Creativity Award, APA, 1966
  • Founder's Medal, Creative Educational Foundation, 1970
  • E.L. Thorndike Award, APA, 1975
  • Gold Medal Award, APF, 1982
  • Editorial Board, American Journal of Psychology, Psychometrika, Educational and Psychological Measures
Principal Publications
  • 1927 Fluctuations of attention with weak visual stimuli. American Journal of Psychology, 38, 534-83.
  • 1936 Psychometric Methods. McGraw-Hill. (reprinted 1954).
  • 1940 Human abilities. Psychological Review, 47, 367-94.
  • 1942 Fundamental Statistics in Psychology and Education. McGraw-Hill. (reprinted 1950, 1956, 1965; ANO, 1973, 1978).
  • 1950 Creativity. American Psychologist, 5, 444-54.
  • 1959 Personality. McGraw-Hill.
  • 1959 A system of color preferences. American Journal of Psychology, 72, 487-502 (with P. C. Smith).
  • 1959 Three faces of intellect. American Psychologist, 14, 469-79.
  • 1967 The Nature of Human Intelligence. McGraw- Hill.
  • 1972 Executive functions and a model of behavior. Journal of General Psychology, 90, 88-100.
  • 1977 Way Beyond the IQ: Guide to Improving Intelligence and Creativity. Creative Education Foundation.
  • 1980 Cognitive styles: What are they? Educational and Psychological Measurement, 40, 715-35.
  • 1981 Higher-order structure-of-intellect abilities. Multivariate Behavioural Research, 411-35.
  • 1982 Cognitive psychology's ambiguities: Some suggested remedies. Psychological Review, 89, 48-59.