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January 1932

Physique and Intellect.

Arch NeurPsych. 1932;27(1):240-242. doi:10.1001/archneurpsyc.1932.02230130246020

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Abstract

This book is one of the "Century Psychology Series" of which Richard M. Elliott, Ph.D., is editor. It is the development of material presented by the author in lecture form as part of a symposium and later as one of the articles in "The Measurement of Man." Scientists and laymen alike have theorized on and studied possible relationships between physical traits and defects and mental attributes until the literature has become voluminous and in some cases contradictory and confusing. The author well states his incentive to produce such a work by saying: "Undergraduates and graduate students alike were puzzled by conflicting conclusions in the literature and were eager to get systematically to the root of the available evidence in order to clarify their own ideas. Their enthusiasm prompted me to undertake for them a critical synthesis of the available literature, one which would enable the student to orient himself without

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