Inquiries into Human Faculty and Its Development
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Inquiries into Human Faculty and Its Development

By Francis Galton
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  • The Project Gutenberg eBook, Inquiries into Human Faculty and Its Development, by Francis Galton
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  • INQUIRIES into
  • HUMAN FACULTY
    • AND ITS
  • DEVELOPMENT
    • F.R.S.
      • First issue of this Edition 1907
    • First issue of this Edition 1907
    • PREFACE TO THE SECOND EDITION
    • LIST OF WORKS.
      • Galton also edited:
    • Galton also edited:
    • LIST OF MEMOIRS.
      • The following Memoirs by the author have been freely made use of in the following pages:--
      • Memoirs in Eugenics.
      • The following books by the author have been referred or alluded to in the following pages:--
    • The following Memoirs by the author have been freely made use of in the following pages:--
    • Memoirs in Eugenics.
    • The following books by the author have been referred or alluded to in the following pages:--
    • CONTENTS
    • PLATES
    • INQUIRIES INTO HUMAN FACULTY
    • INTRODUCTION
    • VARIETY OF HUMAN NATURE
    • FEATURES
    • COMPOSITE PORTRAITURE
    • BODILY QUALITIES
    • ENERGY
    • SENSITIVITY
    • SEQUENCE OF TEST WEIGHTS
    • WHISTLES FOR AUDIBILITY OF SHRILL NOTES
    • ANTHROPOMETRIC REGISTERS
    • UNCONSCIOUSNESS OF PECULIARIEITES
    • STATISTICAL METHODS
    • CHARACTER
    • CRIMINALS AND THE INSANE
    • GREGARIOUS AND SLAVISH INSTINCTS
    • INTELLECTUAL DIFFERENCES
    • MENTAL IMAGERY
    • NUMBER-FORMS
    • COLOUR ASSOCIATIONS
    • VISIONARIES
    • NURTURE AND NATURE
    • ASSOCIATIONS
    • PSYCHOMETRIC EXPERIMENTS
      • TABLE I
      • RECURRENT ASSOCIATIONS
      • TABLE II
      • RELATIVE NUMBER OF ASSOCIATIONS
      • FORMED AT DIFFERRENT PERIODS OF LIFE
      • TABLE III
      • COMPARISON BETWEEN THE QUALITY OF THE WORDS AND THAT OF
      • THE IDEAS IN IMMEDIATE ASSOCIATION WITH THEM.
    • TABLE I
    • RECURRENT ASSOCIATIONS
    • TABLE II
    • RELATIVE NUMBER OF ASSOCIATIONS
    • FORMED AT DIFFERRENT PERIODS OF LIFE
    • TABLE III
    • COMPARISON BETWEEN THE QUALITY OF THE WORDS AND THAT OF
    • THE IDEAS IN IMMEDIATE ASSOCIATION WITH THEM.
    • ANTECHAMBER OF CONSCIOUSNESS
    • EARLY SENTIMENTS
    • HISTORY OF TWINS
    • DOMESTICATION OF ANIMALS [14]
    • THE OBSERVED ORDER OF EVENTS
    • SELECTION AND RACE
    • INFLUENCE OF MAN UPON RACE
    • POPULATION
    • EARLY AND LATE MARRIAGES
      • Number of Female Descendants who themselves become Mothers.
    • Number of Female Descendants who themselves become Mothers.
    • MARKS FOR FAMILY MERIT
    • ENDOWMENTS
    • CONCLUSION
    • APPENDIX
    • A. COMPOSITE PORTRAITURE
    • B. THE RELATIVE SUPPLIES FROM TOWN AND COUNTRY FAMILIES TO THE POPULATION OF FUTURE GENERATIONS
      • TABLE I
      • Census Returns of 1000 Families of Factory Hands in Coventry, and 1000 Families of Agricultural Labourers in Warwickshire, grouped according to the Age of the Mother and the Number of Children in the Family.
      • TABLE II
      • Summary of Fertility of Urban and Rural Mothers
    • TABLE I
    • Census Returns of 1000 Families of Factory Hands in Coventry, and 1000 Families of Agricultural Labourers in Warwickshire, grouped according to the Age of the Mother and the Number of Children in the Family.
    • TABLE II
    • Summary of Fertility of Urban and Rural Mothers
    • C. AN APPARATUS FOR TESTING THE DELICACY WITH WHICH WEIGHTS CAN BE DISCRIMINATED BY HANDLING THEM.
    • D. WHISTLES FOR TESTING THE UPPER LIMITS OF AUDIBLE SOUND IN DIFFERENT INDIVIDUALS.
    • E. QUESTIONS ON VISUALISING AND OTHER ALLIED FACULTIES
    • INDEX
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