The Vocational Interests of Prisoners: A Preliminary Validation Study of the Lustig Color Vector TestJournal of Applied Rehabilitation Counseling
- Prisoners -- Psychological testing,
- Prisoners -- Classification,
- Vocational rehabilitation -- Testing
AbstractThe purpose of this study was to provide empirical evidence for the validity of the Lustig Color Vector Test (LCVT) as a vocational interest measure. The LCVT, a nonverbal instrument, is a schematic attempt to represent the Vector Theory of Behavior which describes human behavior in terms of motion and the laws of physics. A sample of 92 participants was chosen to represent the literate male population of incarcerated offenders in the Wisconsin state prison system.-Participants were administered the LCVT as well as Holland's Vocational Preference Inventory (VPI) and a demographic questionnaire. The results offered tentative support to the notion that the LCVT does measure vocational interest, thereby lending credence to Lustig's Vector Theory of Behavior.
Citation InformationPullo, R., Lustig, P. & Livneh, H. (1993). The Vocational Interests of Prisoners: A Preliminary Validation Study of the Lustig Color Vector Test. Journal of Applied Rehabilitation Counseling, 24(1), 8-14.