Asked by Nailah Vinson on Feb 29, 2024



Who developed the Army Alpha and Army Beta tests?

A) Parsons and Davis
B) Binet and Simon
C) Yerkes and APA
D) Binet

Army Alpha

Test that measured the verbal ability, numerical ability, ability to follow directions, and knowledge of information of military recruits.

Army Beta

Nonverbal counterpart to the Army Alpha that was used to evaluate the aptitude of illiterate, unschooled, or non-English-speaking recruits.


Refers to Robert M. Yerkes, an American psychologist known for his work in intelligence testing and comparative psychology.

  • Identify historical developments and key figures in the field of psychological testing.

Verified Answer

Adrian Barrales

Feb 29, 2024

Final Answer :
Explanation :
The Army Alpha and Army Beta tests were developed by Robert Yerkes and the American Psychological Association (APA) during World War I to assess the mental abilities of soldiers.