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The Porteus Maze Test and Intelligence


The following book describes new findings suggesting that the Porteus Maze is an important psychological test for evaluation of traits ” absolutely essential to social sufficiency.”

Accession Number: 2012.psy.119

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Primary Materials: Paper


Pacific Books, “Return to the Department of Psychology”, Testing Lab U of T, Dept. of Psychology 1955

Dimensions (cm): Width= 16.5 , Length= 23 , Height= 1.


The book informs the reader of new proof that the Porteus Maze is the only adequate measure of traits “absolutely essential to social sufficiency.”


Aside from the cover that is worn and heavily eaten by bugs, the book itself is in good condition. The pages are slightly yellowed.

Associated Instruments: There is a second copy.

Manufacturer: Pacific Books

Date of Manufacture: Copyright, 1950


University of Toronto Department of Psychology

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