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Studies from the Yale Psychological Laboratory Volume 6-10 (Paperback) Loot Price: R639 Discovery Miles 6 390
Studies from the Yale Psychological Laboratory Volume 6-10 (Paperback): Yale University Laboratory
Studies from the Yale Psychological Laboratory Volume 6-10 (Paperback): Yale University Laboratory

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1899 Excerpt: ...i. e., there were more failures among them to make gains from practice, there being five negative results registered for the men and eleven for the women; (2) that there is a greater regularity in the gains made by the men. These are only two examples among many observations made throughout the research, indicating greater reliability, in tests of motor ability, among men than among women. Boys in their abundant out-of-door life gain a more perfect and thorough muscular control than it is possible for girls to do. This is in accord with the results obtained by Gilbert in his experiments on voluntary motor ability, on reaction-time and on the judgments of weights.1 After these few words in general it will now be necessary to study the results in connection with our classification of the individuals into groups. Table VIII. shows the average relative gain of each group for both men and women. The groups will be considered separately. Table VIII. Comparison of group gains. First final. Second final. Groups. Direct gain. Transference. Direct gain. Transference. Group I.: Vigorous practice with dynamometer, right hand.--This group is the only one that was practiced vigorously. A curious fact that can not be fully explained at present, is shown by a comparison of the results from the records of the men and women. There is a decided transfer 1 Gilbert, Researches on the mental and physical development 0/ school children, Stud. Yale Psych. Lab., 1894 II 61, 64, 66, 78. ence shown by the men but more by the women. It is rather startling to note that the women did not gain with the hand not practiced. Of the six women in this group, three at the first final test gave minus results with left hand, one, zero, and two, small gains. It should also be remarked, however, t...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: March 2012
First published: March 2012
Authors: Yale University Laboratory
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 10mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 194
ISBN-13: 978-1-130-20482-7
Barcode: 9781130204827
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-130-20482-0

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