, Volume 6, Issue 1, pp 37–42 | Cite as

Genetic emergence of factor specificity

  • T. W. Richards


Mental test data of Chrysostomm and of Garrett, Bryan, and Perl are reinvestigated in order to determine the shifts in test clusters with chronological age. It is found that the factors under survey tend to become more independent with increasing age.


Test Data Public Policy Statistical Theory Factor Specificity Mental Test 
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  1. 1.
    Chrysostom, F. L'organization des traits mentaux avec l'age.Annales de l'Assoc. Canadienne-Francoise pour l'avancement des sciences, 1938,4, 124.Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    Garrett, Henry E., Bryan, Alive I. & Perl, Ruth E. The age factor in mental organization.Archives of Psychology, No. 176, 1935, pp. 31.Google Scholar

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© Psychometric Society 1941

Authors and Affiliations

  • T. W. Richards
    • 1
  1. 1.Samuel S. Fels Research Institute Yellow Springs

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