Charles Edward Spearman, F. R. S. (1863-1945)

  title={Charles Edward Spearman, F. R. S. (1863-1945)},
  author={Patricia Lovie and A. D. Lovie},
  journal={Notes and Records of the Royal Society of London},
  pages={75 - 88}
  • P. LovieA. Lovie
  • Published 1996
  • Psychology
  • Notes and Records of the Royal Society of London
The year 1995 marked the fiftieth anniversary of the death of Charles Edward Spearman, one of the comparatively few psychologists to have become a Fellow of the Royal Society. He made lasting contributions to the quantitative representation of the structure of human intelligence and abilities, in particular, as the originator of the statistical method now known as factor analysis, as well as the so-called Spearman-Brown prophecy formula for assessing the reliability of psychological tests. But… 

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