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The Resource The Definition of a Profession : the Authority of Metaphor in the History of Intelligence Testing, 1890-1930

The Definition of a Profession : the Authority of Metaphor in the History of Intelligence Testing, 1890-1930

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The Definition of a Profession : the Authority of Metaphor in the History of Intelligence Testing, 1890-1930
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The Definition of a Profession
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the Authority of Metaphor in the History of Intelligence Testing, 1890-1930
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eng
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In the early twentieth century, a small group of psychologists built a profession upon the new social technology of intelligence testing. They imagined the human mind as quantifiable, defining their new enterprise through analogies to the better established scientific professions of medicine and engineering. Offering a fresh interpretation of this controversial movement, JoAnne Brown reveals how this group created their professional sphere by semantically linking it to historical systems of cultural authority. She maintains that at the same time psychologists participated in a form of Progress
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The Definition of a Profession : the Authority of Metaphor in the History of Intelligence Testing, 1890-1930
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The Definition of a Profession : the Authority of Metaphor in the History of Intelligence Testing, 1890-1930
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt7t6wk
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9781400820788
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