A Study of Error: A Summary and Evaluation of Methods Used in Six Years of Study of the Scholastic Aptitude Test of the College Entrance Examination Board

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CONTENTS
Prefacevii
Chapter I
Meaning
Titchener's definition of psychology by point of view, and his criticisms of the functional and intentional systems,1
Titchener on science as description,2
Titchener on meaning,3
Jacobson's experiment,5
Titchener's description of description, and exposition of the existential viewpoint,6
Dewey's distinction between consciousness and mind,8
His insistence that the objective reference be made,9
Dewey's discussion of meaning,10
the traffic whistle,10
juridical institutions,11
Psychology or epistemology,11
Dewey on knowledge in general,11
Ogden and Richards on meaning,12
Their theory of signs,13
Their discussion of symbols,14
Comparison with Hollingworth's redintegration,15
and with Spearman's laws of cognition , 15
The possibility of another point of view,16
Chapter II
The Study of Symbols
The origin of the universal a phantom problem,18
Aveling's experiment,18
Imageless thought,20
The origin of mental tests in (1) experimental psychology, (2) individual differences, and (3) the study of language,21
Individual differences in hypostatized faculties,21
Statistical method,21
Spearman's two-factor theory,22
Binet's interests and accomplishments,23
Lorimer on thought and language,24
The futility of all explanatory accounts of intelligence,27
A five-test example suggesting two group factors,28
The slipperiness of group factors,31
The persistency method of Kelley and Brolyer,32
Tetrads of eleven achievement tests -- the Carnegie tests,33
A study of fourteen courses,36
The nature of group factors,38
H. C. Brown's notion of intelligences,45
Ogden and Richards on a science of symbolism,45
The science of education,46
Chapter III
Snap Judgments of Similarity between Drawings Intended to Portray Emotional Expression
Advantages of pictorial material,48
The contributions of experimental psychologists: Langfeld,48
Feleky,49
Ruckmick,49
Buzby,49
Jarden and Fernberger,49
Fernberger,49
Frois-Wittmann,50
Dunlap,50
Landis,50
Description of our experiment,51
The reliability of the snap judgments,51
Results,53

-XII-

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