The McAdory art test applied to Navaho indian children

Steggerda, Morris (October 1936) The McAdory art test applied to Navaho indian children. Journal of Comparative Psychology, 22 (2). pp. 283-285.

DOI: 10.1037/h0061784


300 Indians ranging in age from 11 to 18 years scored consistently lower on the McAdory test than did New York City white and Dutch children. According to the author, "There can be no doubt that the Navaho Indians are artistic, when the beauty of designs shown in their rugs and the original creative drawings of Indian school children are considered… the McAdory art test in its present form does not reveal this artistic capacity."

Item Type: Paper
Subjects: history > eugenics
CSHL Authors:
Communities: The Carnegie Institution Department of Genetics
Depositing User: Elizabeth Pessala
Date: October 1936
Date Deposited: 28 Sep 2017 13:09
Last Modified: 28 Sep 2017 13:09

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