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Final Report to the National Science Foundation of Research on the Project MATHEMATICAL TECHNIQUES IN PSYCHOLOGY July 1, 1954- April 30,1974 NSF

Gulliksen, Harold O.
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ETS Research Memorandum
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National Science Foundation (NSF), Office of Naval Research, "Mathematical Techniques in Psychology", Bibliographies, Concept Formation, Learning Processes, Mathematical Applications, Psychological Studies, Psychometrics, Scaling


Research work under the project "Mathematical Techniques in Psychology" focused on the development of mathematical techniques for studying psychological problems. These methods have mainly related to three fields of psychology: psychological scaling, learning and concept formation, and mental measurement. Eighty experimental and theoretical research studies were conducted, 43 of which were published; 54 investigators were involved. Included are 1) a list of technical reports and articles published (1953-73) each specifying area of inquiry (psychological scaling, learning, test theory, statistical theory, or miscellaneous) and if it is a factor analysis and/or a dissertation, and 2) a list of relevant computer programs as of May 1970.

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