ERIC Number: ED022196
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965-Jun
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Research Conference on the Use of Autobiographical Data as Psychological Predictors.
Richardson Foundation, Greensboro, NC. Creativity Research Inst.
A "Research Conference on the Use of Autobiographical Data as Psychological Predictors" brought together 15 research psychologists to discuss means of maximizing the use of autobiographical instruments. The purposes of the conference were to: (1) reveal experiences, statistical data, and psychological insights developed through research and the operational use of scorable and validated biographical information blanks; (2) develop a coordinated program of investigations and research projects, designed with compatible assumptions and research methodologies, so that upon completion, findings can be consolidated and generalized not only to answer current questions about the psychological and factorial composition of scores derived, but to reveal dimensions requiring further elaboration and exploration; (3) identify who already has data suitable for intensive study of the foregoing; (4) determine the availability of appropriate facilities (hardware and software) and personnel to accomplish the above; and (5) plan for and initiate accumulation of data not already available. The taped proceedings, slightly edited by participants, are presented. (Author/WR)
Descriptors: Autobiographies, Conference Reports, Data Collection, Prediction, Predictive Measurement, Questionnaires, Rating Scales, Research Criteria, Research Methodology, Research Needs, Research Projects, Research Skills, Research Tools
Creativity Research Institute, Richardson Foundation, Greensboro, North Carolina.
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Authoring Institution: Richardson Foundation, Greensboro, NC. Creativity Research Inst.
Note: Research Conference held at Sedgefield Inn, Greensboro, North Carolina, June 10-11, 1965.