Thomson, Godfrey Hilton, Sir, 1881-1955 (psychologist and Bell Professor of Education, University of Edinburgh)
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Scope and Contents The bibliographies detail publications with full references, largely chronologically. These include journal articles, books, and published lectures.
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Fonds:
- Lecture manuscripts, c1910s-1954;
- Unpublished volume, c1930;
- Notes taken by Thomson, c1930s-1951;
- Bibliographies compiled by Thomson, 1897-1954.
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/G1
Scope and Contents Material regarding the Moray House Tests, c1920s-1970s; Northumberland Mental Tests, c1920s; Sample tests, 1920-1987; Testing Samples, United States, c1920s-1950s; Publications, 1896-c1978; Godfrey Thomson, c1930s-1947; Correspondence...
Scope and Contents The lecture was delivered to a wide audience, and is designed to be understood by non-statisticians, and non-educators. In it, Thomson explores the uses and limitations of statistics in both education and psychology, illustrating his points with examples of how an educator might effectively predict a child's performance and offer vocational guidance appropriate to their ability and intelligence. Thomson discusses the importance of obtaining a representative sample and the effect...
Dates: 1 Mar 1929