January 1956

The Lowenfeld Mosaic Test.

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By Margaret Lowenfeld. Price, 50 shillings. Pp. 349, with 114 illustrations. Newman Neame Ltd., 50 Fitzroy St., London W 1, 1954.

AMA Am J Dis Child. 1956;91(1):88. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1956.02060020090023

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One of the basic problems faced by the author is that of description and delineation of the test. The author accomplishes this in one hundred pages and then attempts to assess the potential of the test. Due to the limited information as yet available, there has been no attempt to fully state the true value of the test. The auhor sees it essentially as a device for the comparison of cultural differences, for the test does not depend upon the education of the testee. Productions on the test have been found to vary from culture to culture. The author suggests that the test may prove quite valuable in the cross cultural study of children as well as in the study of childhood development within a culture.

A new psychological test is always an unknown, and publications on it are rarely of general interest to professional people other than psychologists or

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