Constant Wonder - Radio Archive, Episode 506
- Jun 4, 2020 7:00 pm
- 52:49 mins
The Complicated History of the World’s Most Famous Test Guest: Stefan C. Dombrowski, Professor and Director of Graduate Training, School Psychology Program, Rider University Since the beginning of the 20th century, we've been obsessed with trying to determine our intelligence, and the IQ test has become a symbol of that obsession. Unfortunately, these tests have a pretty dark and complicated history, but Dombrowski claims that they still have value today. The Iconic Inkblot Test and Its Creator Guest: Damion Searls, translator and author of "The Inkblots: Hermann Rorschach, His Iconic Test, and the Power of Seeing" The Rorschach test is a legitimate test, and is also fascinating for the approach it takes to the human mind. The little known story of Hermann Rorschach himself is the story of a fascinating person and brilliant scientist.