The Life and Labors of Francis Galton: A Review of Four Recent Books About the Father of Behavioral Statistics

@article{Clauser2007TheLA,
  title={The Life and Labors of Francis Galton: A Review of Four Recent Books About the Father of Behavioral Statistics},
  author={B. Clauser},
  journal={Journal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics},
  year={2007},
  volume={32},
  pages={440 - 444}
}
  • B. Clauser
  • Published 2007
  • Mathematics
  • Journal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics
educational statistics, that individual is Francis Galton. Galton was not a great mathematical statistician; he made no important contributions to that field. In fact, his efforts to earn an honors degree in mathematics at Cambridge resulted in a physical and mental breakdown (Gillham, 2001). The contributions that jus tify Galton's status as father?or grandfather?of the field are based on his rediscovery of statistical methods and his application of those methods to the measurement of the… Expand
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