J.P. Guilford: Studies & Contribution to Psychology


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J.P. Guilford's work on the Stanine project helped develop skills for what type of soldier during World War II?

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1. What did J.P. Guilford change the standard definition of?

2. According to J.P. Guilford, the ability for an individual to evaluate a problem by exploring several possible outcomes or solutions is known as what?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Find out what you understand about J.P. Guilford in psychology's history. Interactive quiz questions will assess you on key points like Guilford's work on the Stanine project and a concept he redefined.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

See how much you know about:

  • The ability to explore multiple outcomes in order to solve a problem
  • A particular model J.P. Guilford developed with 150 types of measurable intelligence
  • Type of thinking used in multiple choice tests, according to J.P Guilford

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the psychologist J.P. Guilford and the impact he made in the field
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about J.P. Guilford's contributions to psychology through the Stanine project and other models
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding something Guilford altered the standard definition of

Additional Learning

Use the lesson named J.P. Guilford: Studies & Contribution to Psychology for further study of the following:

  • Who J.P. Guilford was and where he initially studied and began his career
  • His job during World War II
  • Three dimensions established by Guilford through one of his models