The measurement of thought

a heuristic approach to this development
  • 180 Pages
  • 1.82 MB
  • English
R.E.P. Publishers , St. Louis
Knowledge, Theory of., Thought and thin
StatementRichard E. Popovich.
LC ClassificationsBD161 .P726 1982
The Physical Object
Pagination180 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3796395M
ISBN 100960487603
LC Control Number81090419

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It also contains a nontechnical exposition of conjoint measurement theory and recent foundational work by leading measurement theorist R.

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Pipkin the Penguin follows his. A human thought or idea is not a physical thing like a potato or rock. Yet ideas and thoughts do seem to have their own peculiar metrics (system of measurement).

Are ideas less real than solid rocks. The importance of probing such a topic is to.

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The general nature of measurement is described and illustrated in a physical science context. The chapter then presents a psychoevolutionary theory of emotion and shows how general principles of measurement can be applied to the measurement of emotions.

A key element in the theory is the concept of emotional derivatives. Note that the content is mostly about measurement, and in fact uses the word measure in the text.

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