Supplementary Educational Monographs Volume 18

Supplementary Educational Monographs Volume 18

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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. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ...the case since the subject The reading and solving of Problem I by Subject G is described in Plate X. The conditions of the problem and the identity of the numerals were evidently grasped during the first five or six pauses. The numerals were not re-read and the answer was recorded during either Pause 8 or Pause 9, or during both. was able to produce the correct answer without ever looking at the numeral again. During pauses 6 and 8 the subject may have been occupied with "mental" computation. This suggestion is offered as a possible explanaion of the fact that Pause 6 was not located on any reading material, mt was nevertheless the longest of all pauses used in connection with the;t reading of Problem 2 by Subject G and the process of adding the two s. 1. It does not seem probable that Pause 7 was needed by this as a re-reading pause in this problem. If computation was ng during pauses 6 and 7, evidently the eyes were roving around direction. Such undirected roving occurred very rarely, if at nost cases, the eyes of the subjects were fixed on the numerals: re involved in the computation. irst reading, the re-reading, and the solution of Problem 1 by k4 are shown in Plate XI. Apparently the subject became m the first few words of the line as is indicated by the backward rd movements of the pauses. Such confusion in the reading is was found in but very few instances. After the first reading, some Of the last. words of the problem and the numeral 2 were re-read. Such re-readmg: of words in a problem was a very rare occurrence on the part of the subjects of this investigation The answer was recorded immed1ately after Pause 18 in the margin oi the card to the left of the text of the problem. First reading of Problem 1 by Subject more

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