Study Questions Chapt. 10

  1. What is the "variability hypothesis?" How has it been assessed and with what results?

  2. What kinds of research did Kurt Lewin do? Why is he considered "one of the most influential psychologists of the twentieth century?"

  3. What were R. Meade Bache's findings concerning race and reaction time? How did he interpret them?

  4. How did Mamie and Kenneth Clark influence school desegregation?

  5. What did Hellen Thompson and Leta Hollingworth have in common?

  6. How does Hollingworth account for observations that show that there are a greater proportion of males under 16-years of age diagnosed with mental defects than females and more males who achieve eminence in world affairs?

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