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Psychometrika

, Volume 51, Issue 1, pp 7–10 | Cite as

Psychology as a quantitative rational science (excerpts)

  • L. L. Thurstone
50th Anniversary Section
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Abstract

The purpose of the Psychometric Society is to encourage mathematical psychology. This article justifies the emphasis on quantification, and upon rationalization in science, as well as the Society's conception of the fundamental nature of science.

Keywords

Public Policy Statistical Theory Rational Science Mathematical Psychology Fundamental Nature 
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© The Psychometric Society 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • L. L. Thurstone
    • 1
  1. 1.University of ChicagoUSA

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