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1. ANGELL, J. R., AND FITE, W. "Contributions from the Psychological Laboratory of the University of Chicago, New Apparatus," Psy. Rev., Vol. VIII (1901), p. 459.

2. ANGELL, J. R., AND THOMPSON, H. B. "A Study of the Relations between Certain Organic Processes and Consciousness," ibid., Vol. VI (1899), p. 32.

3. BAGLEY, W. C. "On the Correlation of Mental and Motor Ability in School Children," Am. Jour of Psy., Vol. XII (1901), p. 193.

4. BAILEY, E. H. S., AND POWELL, L. M. "Some Special Tests in Regard to the Delicacy of the Sense of Smell," Trans. of the Kan. Acad. of Sciences, Vol. IX (1884), p. 100.

5. BAILEY, E. H. S., AND NICHOLS, L. "The Sense of Smell," Nature, Vol. XXXV (1886), p. 74. See also "L'odorat chez les femmes," Rev. scient., Vol. XXXIX (1887), p. 188.

6.              "The Sense of Taste," Science, Vol. XI (1888), p. 145.

7. BAILEY, E. H. S. "On the Delicacy of the Sense of Taste among Indians," Kan. Univ. Quarterly, Vol. II (1893), p. 95.

8. BELLEI, G. "Intorno alla capacità intelletualle di ragazzi e ragazze che frequentanola 5 ª classe elementare," Riv. sperim. di Freniat., Vol. XXVII (1901), p. 446.

9. BOLTON, F. L. "The Growth of Memory in School Children," Am. Jour. of Psy., Vol. IV (1892), p. 362.

10. BROOKS, W. K. "Woman from the Standpoint of a Naturalist," Forum, Vol. XXII (1896), p. 286.

11. BRYAN, W. L. "On the Development of Voluntary Motor Ability," Am. Jour. of Psy., Vol. V (1892), p. 123.

12. CALKINS, MARY W. "A Study of the Mathematical Consciousness," Ed. Rev., Vol. VIII (1894), p. 269.

13.              "Community of Ideas of Men and Women," Psy. Rev., Vol. III (1896), p. 426.

14.              "A Statistical Study of Pseudo-Chromæsthesia and Mental Forms," Am. Jour. of Psy., Vol. V (1893), p. 439.[p. 184]

15.              "Synæsthesias," ibid., Vol. VII (1895), p. 90.

16. CARMAN, ADA. "Pain and Strength Measurements of 1507 School Children in Saginaw, Michigan," ibid., Vol. X (1899), p. 392; see also No. 55, p. 1114.

17. CHALMERS, L. H. "Studies in Imagination," Pedag. Sem., Vol. VII (1900), p. 111.

18. Chicago Report on Child-Study Investigation for 1900. See Child-Study Monthly and Journal of Adolescence, Vol. VI (1901), p. 339.

19. DEARBORN, GEORGE V. "A Study of Imaginations," Am. Jour. of Psy., Vol. IX (1898), p. 183

20. DEHN, W. Vergleichende Prüfung über den Haut- und Geschmach-Sinn bei Männer und Frauen verschiedener Stände. Dorpat, 1894.

21. DI MATTEI. "La sensibilità nei fanciulli in rapporto al sesso ed all'eta," Arch. di Psichiat., Vol. XXII (1901), p. 207.

22. EBBINGHAUS, H. "Ueber eine neue Methode zur Prüfung geistiger Fähigkeiten und ihre Anwendung bei Schulkinder," Zeitsch. f. Psy. u. Phy., Vol. XIII (1897), p. 401.

23. ELLIS, HAVELOCK. Man and Woman. A Study of Human Secondary Sexual Characters. London, 1895.

24. FÉRÉ. "L'énérgie et la vitesse des mouvements volontaires," Rev. philos., Vol. XXVIII (1889), p. 36.

25. FOUILLÉE, ALFRED. Tempérament et caractére selon les individus, les sexes et les races. Paris, 1895.

26. GALTON, FRANCIS. Inquiries into Human Faculty and its Development. London, 1883.

27.              "The Relative Sensitivity of Men and Women at the Nape of the Neck," Nature, Vol. L (1894), p. 40.

28. GARBINI, A. "Intorno al minimum percettibile di odore," Mem. acc. d'agric, arti e commercio Verona, Vol. LXVIII (1892). p. 85, (known through references).

28a.            Evoluzione del senso olfattivo nella infanzia. Florence, 1897 (known through references).

29. GEDDES, PATRICK, AND THOMSON, ARTHUR. The Evolution of Sex. London, 1889.

30. GILBERT. J. A. "Mental and Physical Development of School Children," Studies from the Yale Psy. Lab., Vol. II (1894), p. 40.[p. 185]

31. GRIFFIN, HAROLD. "On Individual Sensibility to Pain," Psy. Rev., Vol. III (1896), p. 412.

32. HALLION L., ET COMTE, CH. "Recherches sur la circulation capillaire chez l'homme à l'aide d'un nouvel appareil plethysmographique," Arch. de physiol. (1894), p. 381; see also L'anneé psychol., Vol. I (1894), p. 296.

33. HERZEN. Le cerveau et l'activité cérébrale. Paris, 1887.

34. JASTROW, JOSEPH. "A Study in Mental Statistics," New Review, Vol. V (1881), p. 559.

35.              "A Statistical Study of Memory and Association," Ed. Rev., Vol. II (1891), p. 442.

36.              "Community and Association of Ideas: A Statistical Study," Psy. Rev., Vol. I (1894), p. 152.

37.              "Community of Ideas of Men and Women," ibid., Vol. III (1896), p. 68.

38.              "Studies from the University of Wisconsin -- Some Anthropometric and Psychological Tests on College Students: A Preliminary Survey," Am. Jour of Psy., Vol. IV (1891), p. 420.

39.              "A Sorting Apparatus for the Study of Reaction Times," Psy. Rev., Vol. V (1898), p. 279.

40. JEFFRIES, B. T. Color-Blindness: Its Dangers and its Detection. Boston, 1879.

41.              "Relative Frequency of Color-Blindness in Males and Females." Boston Med. and Surg. Jour., July 25, 1878; reprinted at the Riverside Press. 1878.

42.              "Report of the Examination of 27,927 School Children for Color-Blindness," School Document No. 13. Boston, 1880.

43. KRAUSKOPF, CHARLES C. "Some Results of Sight Tests Applied to Chicago School Children," Trans. of the Ill. Soc. for Child-Study, Vol. V, No. 2; see also Child-Study Monthly and Journal of Adolescence, Vol. VI (1901), p. 283.

44. KROHN, W. O. "Pseudo-Chromæsthesia, or the Association of Colors with Words, Letters and Sounds," Am. Jour. of Psy., Vol. V (1892), p. 20.

45. LEAROYD, MABEL W., AND TAYLOR, MAUDE L. "The 'Continued Story': Minor Studies from the Psychological Laboratory of Wellesley College," Am. Jour. of Psy., Vol. VII (1895), p. 86.[p. 186]

46. LEWIS, ALBERT. "Comparison of the Times of Simple Reactions and of the Free Arm Movements in Different Classes of Persons," Psy. Rev., Vol. IV (1897), P. 113.

47. LINDLEY, ERNEST H. "A Study of Puzzles with Special Reference to the Psychology of Mental Adaptation," Am. Jour. of Psy., Vol. VIII (1897), p. 431.

48. LOBSIEN, MARX. "Experimentelle Untersuchungen über Gedächtnissentwickelung bei Schulkindern," Zeitschr. f. Psy. u. Phys., Vol. XXVII (1901), p. 34.

49. LOMBROSO, CESARE. "Tatto e tipo degenerative in donne normali, criminali e alienate," Arch. di Psich., Vol. XII

50.              "Sensibility of Women," Int. Cong. of Exp. Psy., London, 1892; report in Mind, N. S., Vol. I (1892), p. 582.

51.              La donna delinquente, la prostituta e la donna normale. Turin-Rome, 1893.

52. LOURBET, JACQUES. La femme devant la science contemporaine. Paris, 1896.

53. LUCKEY, G. W. "Comparative Observations on the Indirect Color-Range of Children, Adults, and Adults Trained in Color," Am. Jour. of Psy., Vol. VI (1895), p. 489.

54. MACDONALD, ARTHUR. "Sensibility to Pain by Pressure in the Hands of Individuals of different Classes, Sexes, and Nationalities," ibid. (1895), p. 621; see also Psy. Rev., Vol. II (1895), p. 156, and No. 55, p. 162.

55.               "Experimental Study of Children, Including Anthropometrical and Psycho-physical Measurements of Washington School Children, and a Bibliography," Report of the Commissioner of Education, chaps. xxi and xxii. Washington, 1897-98.

56.               "Further Measurements of Pain," Proceedings of the Seventh Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association, New York, 1898; Psy. Rev., Vol. VI (1899), p. 168; see also No. 55, p. 1111.

57.               "A Temporal Algometer," Psy. Rev., Vol. V (1898), p. 408.

58. MINOT. "Second Report on Experimental Psychology -- on Diagram Tests," Proc. of the Am. Soc. for Psy. Research, Vol. I; see also Am. Jour. of Psy., Vol. II, p. 483.[p. 187]

59. MULLEN, J. A. "The Percentage of Color-Blindness to Normal Color Vision as Computed from 308,919 Cases," Ophthal. Rec., Vol. VIII (1899), p. 332.

60. NETSCHAJEFF, ALEXANDER. "Experimentelle Untersuchungen über die Gedächtnissentwickelung bei schulkinder," Zeitschr. f. Psy. u. Phys., Vol. XXIV (1900), p. 321.

61. NEVERS, CORDELIA. "Dr. Jastrow on Community of Ideas in Men and Women," Psy. Rev., Vol. II (1895), p. 363.

62. NICHOLS, L. "On the Sensitiveness of the Eye to Colors of a Low Degree of Saturation," Am. Jour. of Science, Series 3, Vol. XXX (1885), p. 37.

63. OTTOLENGHI, S. "Il gusto nei criminali in rapporto coi normali," Arch. di Psichiat., Vol. X (1889).

64.              "L'olfatto nei criminali," Arch. di Psichiat., Vol. IX (1888), p. 495.

65.              "La sensibilité et l'âge," Arch. ital. de biol., Vol. XXIV (1895), p. 139.

66.              "La sensibilité de la femme," Rev. scient., Series 4, Vol. V, p. 395; Vol. VI, p. 698; see also "Die Sensibilitäte beim Weibe," Centrlb. f. Nervenhk. u. Psychiat., N. F., Vol. VII (1896), p. 182.

67.              "La sensibilità e la condizione sociale," Archi. di Psichiat., Vol. XIX (1898), p. 101.

68. PATRICK, G. T. W. "The Psychology of Woman," Pop. Science Monthly, Vol. XLVII (1895), p. 209.

69. PEARSON, KARL. The Chances of Death, chap.viii: "Variation in Man and Woman," Vol. I, p. 256. London, 1897.

70. RAIF, OSCAR. "Ueber Fingerfertigkeit beim Clavierspiel," Zeitsch. f. Psy. u. Phys., Vol. XXIV (1900), p. 352.

71. REIK, H. O. ''Report on the Examination of the Ears of 440 School Children," Bull. Johns Hopkins Hosp., Vol. XI (1900), p. 318.

71a. Report of the Department of Child Study and Pedagogic Investigation: Reprint from the Forty-sixth Annual Report of the Board of Education of Chicago, 1899-1900.

72. RONCORONI, L. "Esame dell' odorato, del gusto, e dell' udito in 15 donne e 20 uomini borghesi, senza precedenti criminali né psicopatici -- Confronto coi pazzi," Arch. di Psichiat., Vol. XIII (1892), p. 108.[p. 188]

73. ROYCE, JOSIAH. "The Psychology of Invention," Psy. Rev., Vol. V (1898), p. 113.

74. SCRIPTURE, E. W. "Practical Computation of the Median," ibid.. Vol. II (1895), p. 376.

75. SHAW, JOHN C. "A Test of Memory in School Children," Ped. Sem., Vol. IV (1896), p. 61; see also No. 55, p. 1304.

76. STEIN, GERTRUDE. "Cultivated Motor Automatisms; A Study of Character in its Relation to Attention," Psy. Rev.,
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76a. STERN. Zur Psychologie der Aussage. Berlin, 1902, p. 21.

77. SUMNER, F. B. "A Statistical Study of Belief," Psy. Rev., Vol. V (1898), p. 616.

78. SWIFT, E. "Sensibility to Pain," Am. Jour. of Psy., Vol. XI (1900), p.312.

79. TANNER, AMY. "The Community of Ideas of Men and Women," Psy. Rev., Vol. III (1896), p. 548.

80. TOULOUSE, E. ET VASCHIDE, N. "Mesure de l'odorat chez l'homme et chez la femme," Compt. rend. de la Soc. de Biol., Vol. XI, Part I (1899), p. 381.

81. TUCKER, M. A. "Comparative Observations on the Involuntary Movements of Adults and Children: Minor Studies from Leland Stanford Junior University," Am. Jour. of Psy., Vol. VIII (1897), p. 394; see also Psy. Rev., Vol. IV (1897), p. 538.

82. WISSLER, CLARK. "The Correlation of Mental and Physical Tests," monograph supplement of the Psy. Rev., No. 16, 1901.

83. WOLFE, H. K. "Some Effects of Size on Judgments of Weight," Psy. Rev., Vol. V (1898), p. 25.