Howard Andrew Knox: Pioneer of Intelligence Testing at Ellis Island

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Howard Andrew Knox (1885-1949) served as assistant surgeon at Ellis Island during the 1910s, administering a range of verbal and nonverbal tests to determine the mental capacity of potential immigrants. An early proponent of nonverbal intelligence testing (largely through the use of formboards and picture puzzles), Knox developed an evaluative approach that today informs the techniques of practitioners and researchers. Whether adapted to measure intelligence and performance in children, military recruits, neurological and ...

Howard Andrew Knox: Pioneer of Intelligence Testing at Ellis Island 2011, Columbia University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780231141680

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