Eugenics and Social Welfare Bulletin Volume 4

Eugenics and Social Welfare Bulletin Volume 4

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1912 edition. Excerpt: ...seconds, and 1 minute. She tried a block in one place after another until she found a place it would fit. It was probably by chance that she put construction puzzle A together the first time, for in the third and fourth trials beginning with a different block she had trouble. After the fourth trial she had learned it so that she could begin with any block. She finished the cancellation test to her own satisfaction in 2 minutes and 15 seconds, which should have been ample time to complete it, but she had left nearly half of the 7's uncrossed. In the motor coordination test, the first time she was slow but accurate, the second time she hit at random. Summary.--A feeble-minded child who has already been tried in a good home. Form perception and muscular control poor, She is able to make a good impression upon people with her readj smile and affectionate manner. It is probable that she is capable of still further mental development as she is but 9 years of age and has developed in the last year. No. 24 Fred S. No. 2183. Age 12 years. Mental age, 8.4. Fred is a spry, alert little fellow, small for his age, with a face which wrinkles when he smiles. His teeth were just beginning to come in in 1910 and he now has two incisors of the permanent set with a canine of the milk set on each side, then a vacant space before the molars begin. He has a large tongue which is fissured, and has enlarged papillae. His joints are crooked from the effects of rachitis. Nothing is known of the family history other than the given names of the parents. He came under the care of the superintendent of poor of his county June 6, 1907, when he was committed to a hospital to have his limbs straightened. Since that time nothing has been heard of the parents. He was...show more

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  • Paperback | 34 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236758897
  • 9781236758897