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Data from the Harvard Growth Study by Dearborn were used in this analysis, covering 122 boys and 125 girls aged 6-12 years. Results showed (1) " . . . that there is a small and fairly consistent difference in the majority of measures studied between dull and normal Italian children in standing,...
Reviews the book, by Benno Kern (1930). The monograph recounts experiments on the effect of practice with several simple tasks. The first involved a horizontal row of dots with intervening vertical lines extending somewhat above them. The subject connected the dots with a pencil but had to trace...
"Musical level" was determined by rating the subjects on interest in music, knowledge of musical matters, and "goodness of "ear' for music." "Musical taste" was estimated by comparison preferences of the 26 subjects for 30 imaginary concert programs with a standard order of preference set by 6...
Experimental and control groups together contained 226 students, divided into six class sections. The project method was found to be decidedly preferable for the superior student who objects to the routine of the usual laboratory course. In all other respects the project method and the "regular"...
Negative appeals were found more effective in selling proprietary medicines and books for self-improvement, positive appeals for extension educational courses. In most cases a separate study of appeals for individual classes of products seems necessary.
Reviews the book, by Alfred Adler (1930). This book with an introduction by W. Beran Wolfe, the editor of Adler's clinical cases, demonstrates the method and technique of "Individual Psychology" so characterized by the Adler school of neurosis and psychotherapy. It does this by introducing the...
Reviews the book, by Harry Dexter Kitson (1929). How to go about the exploring of various occupations, the value of a study of biography and its limitations, that worth while jobs require special training, how to get a job, these are some of the subjects discussed. According to the reviewer, on...
Results from the use of the Pintner Non-Language Mental Test, an abbreviated Pintner-Paterson performance series, and the Stanford Achievement Tests in reading and arithmetic on 390 children in a school for the deaf showed: (1) " . . . a close correspondence between the non-verbal tests." (2)...
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