galtonian

gal·to·ni·an

(gahl-tō'nē-ăn),
Attributed to or described by Sir Francis Galton.
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Galtonian, eugenicist psychology was created to segregate, euthanize, sterilize, and oppress women, people of color, and disabled people.
Shaw and Galtonian Eugenics in Victorian Britain: Breeding Superman in Shaw's Man and Superman.
Gabon heralded eugenics as a way to rescue humankind from its current low state of evolution, and implementation of eugenic thought included abortion, sterilization, marriage limits, sexual segregation, and immigration restriction and varied from country to country as nations adapted the "international Galtonian gospel to suit local scientific, cultural, institutional, and political conditions" (Kevles 92 and Adams quoted in Cleminson 1995 66).
The analysis also administers the Galtonian regression to obtain statistical inferences on export diversification.
Galtonian biometrics in England and German psychopathology, to be discussed now, expressed a eugenic consensus about mental abnormality, which still has resonances in the 'psy complex' today (Pilgrim, 2008).
Such vertical coactions have important consequences understanding the relationship between nature and nurture, which can no longer be viewed through the Galtonian glass of a dichotomy.
His dossier includes a book on the "heredity of vice" (662), which necessarily recalls Galtonian eugenics and Spencerian hereditary determinism and which would likely place him in the Weir Mitchell school of psychology--a school derived in part from the work of "ardent Social Darwinist" George M.
The fundamental question in a Galtonian quest is to what extent are such specific human traits as intelligence or shyness inherited?
Galtonian regression, company age and job generation, 1986-95.
Neither the Darwinism of Spencer and Huxley, nor the transcendentalism of Emerson, nor Galtonian social science receives support from James's pragmatism.
But it is equally clear that Wells, as an old man of 78, did not want to pass away with the taint of Galtonian eugenics upon him.
Essentially, his reevaluation of this work finds pretty much what has been confirmed by renewed late 20th century interest in the Galtonian tradition, a modest but theoretically challenging correlation between aspects of psychometrically defined abilities and measures that attempt to tap fundamental parameters of brain activities.