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The Essentials of Mental Measurement

  • Date Published: October 2013
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107653559


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  • First published in 1940, as the fourth edition of a 1911 original, this book forms part of The Cambridge Psychological Library series. The text is divided into two main sections, with the first part discussing aspects of psychophysics and the second focusing on the area of correlation. Detailed notes and numerous tables are contained throughout. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in the history of psychology and mental measurement.

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    • Date Published: October 2013
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107653559
    • length: 268 pages
    • dimensions: 244 x 170 x 14 mm
    • weight: 0.43kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Part 1. Psychophysics:
    1. Mental measurement
    2. The elementary theory of probability
    3. The psychophysical methods
    4. Skewness and heterogeneity in psychophysical data
    Part II. Correlation:
    5. Introduction to correlation
    6. The mathematical theory of correlation
    7. The influence of selection
    8. The correction of raw correlation coefficients
    9. The theory of general ability
    10. A sampling theory of ability
    11. The present position (1924)
    12. The mathematical and experimental evidence for the existence of a central intellective factor (g)
    13. A test of the theory of two factors
    14. Recent developments of statistical method in psychology
    15. The factorial analysis of ability
    Appendix 1. Tables
    Appendix 2. A list of definite integrals of frequent occurrence in probability work

  • Authors

    William Brown

    Godfrey H. Thomson

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