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Ebbinghaus

/ˈɛbɪŋhaʊs/
noun
1.
Hermann. (ˈhɛrman). 1850–1909, German experimental psychologist who undertook the first systematic and large-scale studies of memory and devised tests using nonsense syllables
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  • To criminalists this investigation of ebbinghaus is especially recommended.

    Criminal Psychology Hans Gross
  • According to ebbinghaus: The difference in the content of the recollected is due to discoverable causes.

    Criminal Psychology Hans Gross
  • The time of forgetting in general has been excellently schematized by ebbinghaus.

    Criminal Psychology Hans Gross
  • Binet tells us, in fact, that it was directly suggested by the experiment of ebbinghaus.

    The Measurement of Intelligence Lewis Madison Terman
  • As will readily be observed, however, it differs to a certain extent from the ebbinghaus completion test.

    The Measurement of Intelligence Lewis Madison Terman
  • Bobertag throws out the test entirely and substitutes a completion test modeled after that of ebbinghaus.

    The Measurement of Intelligence Lewis Madison Terman
  • ebbinghaus omits parts of a sentence and requires the subject to supply the omissions.

    The Measurement of Intelligence Lewis Madison Terman

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