Skip to main content

Thomson, Godfrey Hilton, Sir, 1881-1955 (psychologist and Bell Professor of Education, University of Edinburgh)

 Person

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

The Extent and Significance of Individual Differences, c1930s-1940s

 File
Identifier: Coll-1310/3/1/2/12
Scope and Contents Thomson begins by introducing the concept of individual differences in general terms, before moving on to his own topic of intelligence, and discussing the extent of individual intelligence differences. He illustrates the wideness of the intellectual range within the population by reproducing Cyril Burt's table, Distribution of Intelligence among Children and Adults, which contains suggested IQ scores for different levels of schooling and occupational complexity in...
Dates: c1930s-1940s