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Spearman (1863-1945)

focused on intelligence research; proposing the theoreticalunderlying general factor (g) of intelligence,and statistics; establishing Spearmans rank correlation coefficient and factor analysis.

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September 28th 2021

cross sectional study

a research design based on selecting representative groupswho vary on a particular characteristic; when thecharacteristic is age, this design provides a means ofmaking developmental comparisons.