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Charles Spearman (1514)

Evaluation and measurement psychology, experimental psychology, history of psychology, personality and social psychology, philosophical and theoretical psychology
1863, London, England
1945, London, England
Short Biography
Charles Edward Spearman, FRS (10 September 1863 – 17 September 1945) was an English psychologist known for work in statistics, as a pioneer of factor analysis, and for Spearman's rank correlation coefficient. He also did seminal work on models for human ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
  • PhD University of Leipzig, 1906
Appointments & Honors
  • University College London, Reader in Experimental Psychology, 1907-11, Grote Professor of Mind and Logic, 1911-28, Professor of Psychology, 1928-31, Emeritus Professor
  • Fellow, Royal Society, 1924
  • President, 1923-6, Hon. Member, 1934, BPS
  • President, Psychology Section, British Association for the Advancement of Science, 1925
  • Hon. LLD, University of Wittenberg, 1929
  • also hon. member of several foreign academies of science and psychological societies
Principal Publications
  • 1904 The proof and measurement of association between two things. American Journal of Psychology, 15, 72-101.
  • 1904 'General intelligence' objectively determined and measured. American Journal of Psychology, 15, 202-93.
  • 1923 The Nature of 'Intelligence' and the Principles ofCognition. Macmillan.
  • 1927 The Abilities of Man, their Nature and Measurement. Macmillan.
  • 1930 Creative Mind. Cambridge University Press.
  • 1950 Human Ability. Macmillan (with L. Wynn Jones) (published posthumously).