College News and Departmental Notes: Psychology Club
by Departmental notes - 1922
The Psychology Club, of which Mr. Percival M. Symonds is president and Miss Grace M. Taylor is secretary, has been holding monthly meetings during the past semester. The first meeting of the semester was held on February 15, at which Dr. Edward L. Thorndike spoke to a large audience on “Mental Testing on the Higher Levels.” He discussed methods of measuring the intelligence of students in colleges and professional schools, and allowed the group which was present to try some reading tests. On March 15 Dr. John B. Watson answered some critics of behaviorism. In the questioning which followed, Dr. Watson brought out several of the explanations and conceptions which behaviorism gives of so-called mental phenomena.
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