when and where did personality testing originategreenspun.com : LUSENET : History & Theory of Psychology : One Thread
A historical overview of personality testing in hiring decisions.
-- h campbell (email@example.com), August 15, 2002
Thsi is a complicated question. You should have a look at a textbook in psychometrics or psychological testing. Tests of mental *abilities* date back to the late 19th century (Cattell, James McKeen. (1890). Mental tests and measurements. Mind, 15, 373-381).
-- Christopher Green (firstname.lastname@example.org), August 16, 2002.