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Resume of the Life and Labours of Francis Galton xxiii


Years

IV. Development of Statistical Theory: -

Departure from Quetelet   1869

Statistical Scales   1870

Percentiles and Grades ...   1870-1907

Ogive Curves   ...   ...   1875

Geometrical Mean (Fechner's Law)   ...   1879

Regression   ...   ...   ...   1885

Correlation and its Measurement   ...   1889

"Ranks" and the Correlation of Ranks   ...   ...   1889

First and Second Prizes, i.e. relative value of extreme ability   1901

(16 memoirs)

V. Application to Theory of Heredity

English Men of Science   ...   ...   1874

Laws of Heredity   ...   1876-7

Inheritance and Regression   ...   ...   ...   1885

Natural Inheritance   ...   ...   1889 [Point of Departure of Biometric School]

Law of Ancestral Heredity   ..   ... (18891), 1897

Noteworthy Families   ...   ...   ...   1906

(36 memoirs and books, etc.)

VI. From the measurement of characters for inheritance naturally

arose the problem of their permanence

(i) Personal Identification and Description   ...   1888

(ii) Finger Print Investigations ...   ... 1891--1902

(13 memoirs, etc.)

VII. Application to Human Affairs: Eugenics

Hereditary Talent and Character 1865 Gregariousness in Cattle and Men ... 1872 Hereditary Improvement ... ... 1873 Marks for Physical Fitness ... 1889 Possible Improvement of Human Breed 1901 Eugenics Addresses and Essays   ... 1901-10

(17 memoirs, etc.)


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