Broom, M. Eustace
February 1930
Journal of Applied Psychology;Feb30, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p83
Academic Journal
The article discusses the experiment regarding sex differences in mental ability in junior high school students in the U.S. It has been noted that if the differences in mental ability between boys and girls are not reliable differences, then measures of relationship between any two variables measured by the test for boys and for girls should be somewhat similar. Furthermore, if the correlation between any two parts is extremely high, it is probably true that they are both measuring practically the same thing, and hence one should be discarded.


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