History of the Wonderlic Test

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The history of the Wonderlic test involves a past that includes aircraft carriers, football players and others; it is also the most famous test for cognitive ability in the world. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1930–1940 F. Wonderlic revealed the world’s first short-form cognitive ability test called the Wonderlic Personnel Test (WPT). He became the first Director of Personnel for Household Finance Corporation. Applied Psychology published E.F. Wonderlic’s studies on the scientific analysis of job applicant abilities as a continuing business practice. ...

What is the Wonderlic Test Used For?

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Wonderlic has 30 tests that are used by businesses, schools, the armed services and even the NFL for selection and placement purposes. These tests measure those aptitudes, skills and personality traits and attitudes that have been found to be related to success in jobs and schools. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The Wonderlic tests The following are the basic array of tests used by schools and businesses. Wonderlic Cognitive Ability Test measures an applicant’s ability to learn, adapt, solve problems and understand instructions. Wonderlic Skills Tests are...

The Wonderlic Test and the NFL Combine

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When Jameis Winston was reported as scoring a 27 on the Wonderlic Test the internet exploded. Every year when college football players are preparing for the NFL Draft, they spend a lot of time working on getting faster, stronger and more skilled. However, few of them take the time to prepare for what is undoubtedly one of the most fascinating parts of the draft process, the Wonderlic Test. This intelligence examination is administered to potential draft picks at the NFL Scouting Combine every February. Check out our big list of historical NFL Wonderlic Scores Try our sample quiz (ad...