, Volume 1, Issue 3, pp 175–182 | Cite as

The factorial isolation of primary abilities

  • L. L. Thurstone


This is an experimental study of the isolation, by factor methods, of primary abilities from a battery of tests given to 240 students. The range and nature of the fifty-six tests is briefly described. Tentative interpretations of the twelve orthogonal primary factors are given.


Experimental Study Public Policy Statistical Theory Primary Factor Factor Method 
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© Psychometric Society 1936

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  • L. L. Thurstone

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