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Historical and Introductory

by Guy M. Whipple - 1924

Rather it is our intent to mention briefly some of the more conspicuous educational and psychological developments that have combined to produce the interest evinced in the problem at the present day. One of these developments is the study of the psychology of genius, of the factors contributing to the achievements of great men—and the allied studies of mental inheritance; another is the natural attention to the subnormal child, with its obvious implication of attention to the supernormal child; another is the perfecting of adequate instruments for measuring capacity for learning; another is the reaction against the mechanizing tendencies of the modern system of school grades.

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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 23, No. 1.

Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 25 Number 4, 1924, p. 1-24
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 20844, Date Accessed: 9/27/2021 12:43:08 PM

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