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Purdue Pegboard Test

Lafayette Instrument

Purpose:
Aids in the selection of employees for various types of manual labor
Format:
Paper and pencil
Age range:
5 years to 89 years
Time:
Varies
Qualification level:
B
B
A degree from an accredited 4-year college or university in psychology, counseling, speech-language pathology, or a closely related field plus satisfactory completion of coursework in test interpretation, psychometrics and measurement theory, educational statistics, or a closely related area; or license or certification from an agency that requires appropriate training and experience in the ethical and competent use of psychological tests. Close

Developed in 1948 by Dr. Joseph Tiffin, this test measures dexterity for two types of activities: gross movements of hands, fingers, and arms; and fingertip dexterity necessary in assembly tasks.