Inquiries into Human Faculty and Its Development by Francis Galton

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Author Galton, Francis, 1822-1911
Title Inquiries into Human Faculty and Its Development
Contents Variety of human nature -- Features -- Composite portraiture -- Bodily qualities -- Energy -- Sensitivity -- Sequence of test weights -- Whistles for audibility of shrill notes -- Anthropometric registers -- Unconsciousness of peculiarities -- Statistical methods -- Character -- Criminals and the insane -- Gregarious and slavish instincts -- Intellectual differences -- Mental imagery -- Number-forms -- Colour associations -- Visionaries -- Nurture and nature -- Associations -- Psychometric experiments -- Antechamber of consciousness -- Early sentiments -- History of twins -- Domestication of animals -- The observed order of events -- Selection and race -- Influence of man upon race -- Population -- Early and late marriages -- Marks for family merit -- Endowments -- Conclusion.
Language English
LoC Class BF: Philosophy, Psychology, Religion: Psychology, Philosophy, Psychoanalysis
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Subject Eugenics
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Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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