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George Kelly: Theory & Biography

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George Kelly introduced which of the following theories in the 1930s?

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1. Which of the following did Kelly use as a tool for personal construct therapy?

2. The ultimate goal of Kelly's approach is to help the individual gain insight and deeper understanding of what?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet will test how much you know about the life George Kelly. Important topics include the theory he came up with in the 1930s and a tool he used for a certain theory.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Make sure you understand the following before taking the quiz:

  • The major goal of Kelly's approach to helping an individual
  • How constructs are analyzed in Kelly's theory
  • The way people arrive at constructs

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - make sure you understand the most important information from the lesson on the life of George Kelly, including the theory he developed in the 1930s
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding a tool that he used within his theory
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about construct analysis in Kelly's theory and the goal of his approach

Additional Learning

You can learn more about this American psychologist in the lesson named George Kelly: Theory & Biography. These topics will be addressed:

  • His education and first job as a teacher
  • Studies on negative emotions during the Great Depression and Dust Bowl
  • The dominant theory in psychology before Kelly developed his theory
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