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The Vocational Interests of Prisoners: A Preliminary Validation Study of the Lustig Color Vector Test
Journal of Applied Rehabilitation Counseling
  • Hanoch Livneh, Portland State University
  • Robert E. Pullo, University of Maine
  • Paul Lustig, University of Wisconsin - Madison
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
1-1-1993
Subjects
  • Prisoners -- Psychological testing,
  • Prisoners -- Classification,
  • Vocational rehabilitation -- Testing
Abstract
The 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.
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http://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/9787
Citation Information
Pullo, 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.