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THURSTONIAN METHODS IN THE MEASUREMENT OF LEARNING,
PRINCETON UNIV N J
A distinction is discussed between manifest and latent concepts on the one hand and observable and unobservable psychological processes of which learning is one on the other. Previous attempts at measurement by Hull and Bjorkman are briefly reviewed. An analysis is presented of improved performance in terms of the latent variables of the Law of Comparative Judgment. Finally, the authors method for successive intervals scaling is applied to some paired associate learning data. Author
Pub. in Scand. J. Psychol. v6 p33-48 1965 (Copies available only to DDC users). Performed in cooperation with Stockholm Univ. (Sweden). Psychological labs.
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