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Various opinions are entertained upon the question, whether public or private education be preferable. The term education is here taken in a limited sense, and the answer would be easy, if education were what it ought to be. In the actual state of things, the greater number of parents cannot...
We have reviewed a phase of psychological inquiry in the making. No great leads to research in this field have been discovered, but, since the other chapters in this book are eloquent pleas for the efficacy of experimental approaches, it seems a reasonable expectation that success in this field...
Discusses levels of intellectual abnormality and types of mental disorders. Throughout this chapter there have been recounted the underlying kinds of personalities which develop into the better known mental abnormalities. Quite frequently, however, we see the paranoid personality, with...
Statistical method is an instrument for summarizing and analyzing data obtaining from a series of observations. The statistical treatment of such data serves a twofold purpose: it yields a descriptive account of observed facts and at the same time affords a basis for an estimate of some...
All measures of correlation, whether the series are quantitative or qualitative, whether the regression is rectilinear or curvilinear, may be applied either to data which are found in the universe at large or to data which are limited by certain factors. Thus we may study the correlation between...
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