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Referee's report by Ronald Aylmer Fisher, on a paper 'The intellectual resemblance of twins' by Louis Herrman and Lancelot Thomas Hogben

Reference number: RR/45/74

Date: September 1932

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Sectional Committee: Physiology

Not recommended for publication in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London'. Suggests the paper is more suited for the Journal of Experimental Psychology. Refers to work of Holzinger, whose formulae are not contextualised. Criticises the experimental method and discussion.

[Not published]

Endorsed on verso as received 22 September 1932.

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RR/45/74
Earliest possible date
September 1932
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Standardised form (type D) and letter on paper
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4 pages
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Typescript

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Ronald Aylmer Fisher

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Ronald Aylmer Fisher, Referee's report by Ronald Aylmer Fisher, on a paper 'The intellectual resemblance of twins' by Louis Herrman and Lancelot Thomas Hogben, September 1932, RR/45/74, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_45_74/referees-report-by-ronald-aylmer-fisher-on-a-paper-the-intellectual-resemblance-of-twins-by-louis-herrman-and-lancelot-thomas-hogben, accessed on 22 July 2024

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