Industrial-Organizational Psychology: History, Movement & Walter Dill Scott


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What is industrial-organizational psychology?

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1. How was Hugo Munsterberg crucial to the development of IO psychology?

2. Who is regarded as the 'father' of industrial-organizational psychology?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this worksheet/quiz combo to check your understanding of industrial-organizational (IO) psychology history. The quiz looks at what this branch of psychology is used for and how it was developed.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The goal of this assessment is to check your understanding of:

  • The father of IO psychology
  • How Hugo Munsterberg was crucial to the development of IO psychology
  • The meaning of IO psychology
  • How the work of Frederick W. Taylor differed from earlier IO research

Skills Practiced

  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast main topics, such as the work of Frederick W. Taylor and previous research in this field
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about what Walter Dill Scott's first book was about
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read about IO psychology and interpret the information correctly

Additional Learning

If you want to learn more about this field of psychology, use the lesson called Industrial-Organizational Psychology: History, Movement & Walter Dill Scott. Other topics you can review include:

  • The origins of IO psychology
  • People who have contributed to this field
  • How the Army has used IO psychology principles