Date of Award

Spring 1-1960

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Science (MS)

Department

Psychology

Abstract

The historical survey in Goodenough's Measurement of Intelligence by Drawings' reviews this area since 1885 and indicates a continued interest of investigators in many parts of the world in the drawings of children. A recurrent theme suggested in most of the published observations was that some characteristics of the drawings were subject to a developmental process and showed significant maturation Changes. More recently, this general feeling has grown to include personality factors as a major aspect of drawing behavior to the point where current emphasis has now shifted from the formal aspects of scoring, necessary in the evaluation of intelligence, to the more dynamic aspects of drawing behavior such as subjective interpretations of this behavior as it pertains to protective techniques.

Comments

iii, 44 leaves ; 23 cm. Bibliography: leaf 41.

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