Francis Galton( Psychologist)
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Biography Francis Galton
Born: February 16, 1822 in Birmingheme (England).
Died: in London on January 17, 1911.
English anthropologist, a psychologist. Honorary Doctor of Oxford and Cambridge Universities. One of the founders of eugenics. Cousin H. Darwin
. The study Heredity Genius (1869) realized an attempt to apply evolutionary theory to the problems of individual differences in human abilities.
. One of the first use of the variational-statistical methods in the field of experimental psychology
. A pioneer of psychological tests, questionnaires and questionnaires. He has made a significant contribution to the correlation analysis.
"Heredity Genius: an inquiry into its laws and consequences" (1869): "English Men of Science". Their Nature and Nurture "(1874);
"Psychometric experiment" (1879);
"Human Faculty" (1883);
"Essays in engenics" (1909).