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Author Gould, Stephen Jay.

Title The mismeasure of man / by Stephen Jay Gould
Edition First edition
Published New York : Norton, [1981]


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 MELB SPC THORNE  153.93 Gou/Mom 1981  AVAILABLE
Description 352 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents American polygeny and craniometry before Darwin -- Measuring heads -- Measuring bodies -- The hereditarian theory of IQ: an American invention -- The real error of Cyril Burt -- A positive conclusion
Summary Examines the history and inherent flaws of the tests science has used to measure intelligence
Analysis Ability Testing History
Craniometry History
Intelligence tests History
Personality tests History
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 337-344) and index
Subject Ability -- Testing -- History.
Ability -- Testing.
Craniometry -- History.
Intelligence tests -- History.
Personality tests -- History.
Personality tests.
Psychological tests.
Social Darwinism.
Ability -- Testing -- History.
Craniometry -- History.
Intelligence tests -- History.
Personality tests -- History.
Cephalometry -- history.
Intelligence Tests -- history.
LC no. 81038430
ISBN 0393014894
0393300560 (paperback)
0393310671 (paperback)