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The physical basis of precocity and dullness

by William Townsend Porter

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Published by The Academy in St. Louis, MO .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Child Development

  • Edition Notes

    StatementW. Townsend Porter
    ContributionsRoyal College of Surgeons of England
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. [161]-181, 2 plates ;
    Number of Pages181
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26277893M

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InWT Porter published a study of 33 students entitled ‘The physical basis of precocity and dullness’ in which he reported that taller students performed better academically than did shorter students of the same age. 1 Since then many studies in developed and developing countries have shown that children who are shorter or whose linear growth is retarded tend to gain lower scores.

Author(s): Porter,William Townsend,; Academy of Science of St. Louis. Title(s): The physical basis of precocity and dullness/ W. Townsend Porter. In pure anthropology, Dr. Porter's three papers upon St. Louis school children—Physical Basis of Precocity and Dullness, Growth of St.

Louis School Children, and Relations between Growth of Children and their Deviation from the Physical Type of their Sex and Age—are almost likely to be classical. With illustrations. Being the second series of Problems of Life and Mind, being the study of psychology; its object, scope and method by Lewes, British philosopher and literary critic.

The volume contains four essays. The first, on the Nature of Life, deals with the specialty of organic phenomena, as distinguished from the inorganic. The second is on the Nervous Mechanism, setting forth. (32) See W.

Townsend Porter, `The Physical Basis of Precocity and Dullness', Transactions of the Academy of Science of St. Louis, 6 (), `Only when the laws of growth are accurately known, is it possible to know with any certainty how much the growth of an individual exceeds or falls below the normal mean' (p.

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Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" — Author: J.D. Bernal. Title. On the physical basis of life. Huxley, Thomas Henry, Prof. Type. Book Material. Published material. Publication info. An anthropometric manual: giving the average and mean physical measurements and tests of male college students and methods of securing them Author(s): Hitchcock, Edward,author Seelye, H.

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In this. What are the causes of the loss of precocity on micropropagated artichokes. I'm leading an in-vitro artichokes culture and I have a problem with the loss of precocity. Micropropagation. vations consider it safe to say that precocity bears an inverse ratio to bodily develop-ment.

In making this statement, however, we are directly contradicting the result set forth by Dr. Townsend Porter, in his paper on 'The physical basis of precocity and dullness' (Transactions of the Academy of Science of St.

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First of all, then, we note that the order in respect of precocity answers roughly to the degree of abstractness of the faculty employed.

At the one extreme musicians and artists represent sensuous faculty, or the least abstract mode of mental activity, while philosophers at the other extreme illustrate the highest degree of abstraction.

Previous studies. First inquiries into the correlation of height and intelligence came within the study of development in schoolchildren.

William Porter was the first person to conduct a study to find a relationship between the physiology of children and their intelligence. The motive for this research was to attempt to predict the potential “dullness” or “precocity” of children based.

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