Nebraska Authors

J. Paul Guilford

AKA: Joy Paul Guilford

Born 1897-03-07 Marquette, NE (USA)

Died 1987-11-26
Beverly Hills, CA (USA)

Places Lived

Marquette, NE
Lincoln, NE
Ithaca, NY
Urbana, IL
Lawrence, KS
Beverly Hills, CA

Author Of

  • Nonfiction




Bachelor of Arts Degree, 1922, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
Master of Arts Degree, 1924, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
Ph.D., 1927, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY


Assistant Professor
Associate Professor
Professor of Psychology
Colonel in the United States Army Air Force

Places Worked

University of Illinois, Urbana, IL
University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA


Honorary LL.D. Degree from the University of Nebraska, 1952
Sc.D. (Doctor of Science Degree) from the University of Southern California, 1962
Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award, American Psychological Association, 1964
Received Legion of Merit Award from the United States Army Air Force


American Association for the Advancement of Science
Midwestern Psychological Association, President, 1939-40
Western Psychological Association, President, 1946-47
American Psychological Association, President, 1949-50
National Academy of Sciences
Society of Experimental Psychologists
Society of Multivariate Experimental Psychologists


Psychometric Methods. 1936.
General Psychology. 1940.
Fundamental Statistics in Psychology and Education. 1942.
Personality. 1959.
The Nature of Human Intelligence. 1967.

Contributor to other books, and about 250 journal articles, monographs, and psychological tests.

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