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Reviews the book , by Bird T. Baldwin and Lorle I. Stecher . Psychologists, teachers and others who are professionally interested in the welfare of young children are confronted with the need for a child psychology based upon several types of controlled experiment. The authors of this book have...
Objective tests have been brought forth many times as valid tests without any satisfactory proof as to their maintained validity. To get a better understanding of the problem the present investigation attacks the question through a survey by means of suitable questions in the social sciences and...
Reviews the book , by W. L. Northridge . This book is written from an English and somewhat pro-Freudian viewpoint. The style is pleasing; the material is well organized and is presented in a very readable and semi-popular style. Dr. Northridge has used a somewhat chronological sequence of topics...
Reports a correction to a comment by Dr. H. B. Reed on the original article "Whole or Part Methods in Learning," by Warner Brown. Dr. Reed had stated that Brown failed to give his number of subjects. Here, Brown indicates that number of subjects were indeed indicated.
Can we judge ourselves more accurately than others or shall we accept the results' of Cogan, Conklin, and H. L. Hollingworth whose work show that "the individual does not judge herself as accurately as she is judged by her friend"? Twenty-eight subjects were asked to rank themselves and one...
Reviews the book , by R. E. Loyd . Showing the influence of Kant, this book is much concerned with "man's psychic unity" which the author upholds. Substituting for Bergson's "intellect" the term "verbal-thought," which he describes as the quality of humanity belonging to the people of the world...
Lists and briefly describes articles in educational psychology appearing in magazines and journals other than the Journal of Educational Psychology. The articles are categorized under the following headings: Achievement Testing; Learning; Character and Personality; and Miscellaneous.
To test the adequacy of certain psychological theories exercises providing practice on combination of numbers from 1 to 10 with each number from 0 to 100 were given to three groups of pupils, one group acting as the control group. The exercises were arranged on 20 cards 3 by 6 ½ inches and...
With the aid of five different tests certain aspects of the psychology of learning when applied to drill work in grade VI are systematically studied. Outlines are given to show the manner in which the work would be accomplished effectively. The author is of the opinion that it is possible to...
The educational attainment level reached by many of our college students is not a real indication of their innate mental capacity. This conclusion is drawn from a comparison of the distribution curves of the general population from which the students come and a study of the records of 401...
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