Autograph Note Signed

Francis Galton Signed Note, Meteorology, Psychology, Statistics, Biology, Crime

Francis Galton Signed Note, Meteorology, Psychology, Statistics, Biology, Crime

Francis Galton Signed Note, Meteorology, Psychology, Statistics, Biology, Crime
CHARLES DARWIN'S HALF-COUSIN WAS A SCIENTIST WHOSE KNOWLEDGE SPANNED A SUBSTANTIAL NUMBER OF SUBJECTS: HE WASTHE FIRST TO APPLY STATISTICAL METHODS TO THE STUDY OF HUMAN DIFFERENCES AND INHERITANCE OF INTELLIGENCE, INTRODUCED THE USE OF QUESTIONNAIRES AND SURVEYS FOR COLLECTING DATA ON HUMAN COMMUNITIES, WAS A PIONEER ON EUGENICS AND COINEDTHE TERM ITSELF, COINED THE PHRASE "NURTURE VERSES NATURE", FOUNDED PSYCHOMETRICS AND DIFFERENTIAL PSYCHOLOGY, DEVISED A METHOD FOR CLASSIFYING FINGERPRINTS FOR USE IN FORENSIC SCIENCE, WAS THE INITIATOR OF SCIENTIFIC METEOROLOGY AND DEVISED THE FIRST WEATHER MAP, AND INVENTED THE GALTON WHISTLE. He was the author of over 350 papers and books. He made important contributions in many scientific fields including innovations in statistics and psychological theory ; wide-ranging inquiries into heredity ; exploring variations in human populations and its implications; his study of human abilities ultimately led to the foundation of differential psychology and the formulation of the first mental tests; he identified common patterns in fingerprints and devised a classification system still in use today, and was a prolific author of hundreds of papers and books. His handwritten note, in full: We are unable and sorry not to be able to accept your kind invite, for we are on the point of going abroad for the summer.

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Francis Galton Signed Note, Meteorology, Psychology, Statistics, Biology, Crime