By Joel Michell

This ebook declines to take without any consideration the common assumption that current psychometric strategies offer medical size. The presently trendy innovations of dimension inside of psychology -- operationalism and representationalism -- are severely tested, and the classical view, that size is the evaluate of volume, is defended. inside this framework, it truly is proven how conjoint dimension can be utilized to check the speculation that variables are quantitative. This subject is constructed intimately utilizing regular mental examples, resembling Thurstone's legislation of comparative judgment, multidimensional scaling, and Coombs' concept of unfolding.

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