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Binet, Alfred 1857-1911

Works: 341 works in 1,381 publications in 6 languages and 11,652 library holdings
Genres: Periodicals  History  Records and correspondence  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Bibliography  Case studies 
Roles: Editor, Other, Contributor, Publishing director, Correspondent, Composer, Honoree
Classifications: BF109.B5, 155.413
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The development of intelligence in children by Alfred Binet ( Book )
50 editions published between 1916 and 2010 in English and held by 1,869 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This book of reprinted articles from the journal "L'Anne Psychologique" as a whole constitutes a complete history and exposition of the Measuring Scale as Binet left it. In Chapter I the authors show the origin of the Scale and their first methods of attacking the problem. Chapter II describes the first results--a series of test questions arranged in order of difficulty but not yet assigned to definite years. An immense amount of work had been done on this series, and the authors may have been justly proud of what they had accomplished, though it was soon to be largely discarded for a much more useful plan. This was the so called "1905 Tests." Chapter III shows the laborious and painstaking methods of standardization. Nowhere does Binet more clearly show his genius. It is here that he has taught us the method which must be used in all extensions or revisions of the Scale, that lay any claim to scientific value. In Chapter IV he gives us the Measuring Scale for Intelligence--the so called 1908 Scale. It is the most complete statement of the Scale. Chapter V gives some of his later 1911 corrections and revisions--his last word on the subject. In making up this book we have attempted to include everything Binet and Simon wrote explanatory of the Scale. The reader will find many repetitions and some contradictions, and the date of each article should be taken into account in deciding which is the authoritative statement. It has been thought best to include all of these repetitions and contradictions, in order to show the development of Binet's own thought in regard to his Scale. Only in this way does the marvelous work that he did on this subject become fully appreciated"--Introduction. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2006 APA, all rights reserved)
A method of measuring the development of the intelligence of young children by Alfred Binet ( Book )
85 editions published between 1911 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The method here presented is one by which the intelligence of a child may be estimated. The method consists in asking the child some precise questions and having him perform some simple experiments; these questions and experiments are called tests. As much research has revealed which of these tests a normal child passes successfully at a given age, it is easy to ascertain whether the child under examination gives results equal to the normal child of his age, or whether he is advanced or retarded in relation to this norm. We give first the description of the tests and the instructions necessary for their application. In a second part we point out the general conditions to be observed in holding examinations, and the methods of calculation used in estimating the intelligence of children." (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2006 APA, all rights reserved)
Animal magnetism by Alfred Binet ( Book )
77 editions published between 1881 and 1993 in 4 languages and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"We think it well to state that this work was written in the environment of the Salpt̊rir̈e. By this we not only mean that our descriptions apply to facts observed in that hospital, but also that our personal observations were made in accordance with the method inaugurated by M. Charcot, the chief of the school of the Salpt̊rir̈e, that is, in accordance with the experimental method which is illustrated by clinical science. While relying on the observation of spontaneous facts, we have strengthened these facts by experiments. It would at present be premature to write a didactic treatise on animal magnetism and hypnotism. This work only aims at giving an account of special researches which, notwithstanding their number and variety, will not justify general conclusions on the question. After receiving this warning, the reader will not be surprised to meet with occasional breaches of continuity, which are, however, more apparent than real, and which are due to our resolution not to speak of experiments which we have not verified for ourselves"--Preface. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2005 APA, all rights reserved)
The experimental psychology of Alfred Binet; selected papers by Alfred Binet ( Book )
5 editions published in 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Les idées modernes sur les enfants by Alfred Binet ( Book )
93 editions published between 1909 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The psychic life of micro-organisms. A study in experimental psychology by Alfred Binet ( Book )
42 editions published between 1888 and 2010 in English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Study the psychic life of ... lower organisms ... the action of the external world felt by the organism: or sensibility; ... the reaction of the organisms on the external world: or movement."--Pref
The psychology of reasoning, based on experimental researches in hypnotism by Alfred Binet ( Book )
37 editions published between 1899 and 2012 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This book examines the definition of perception, images, reasoning in perception, and the mechanism of reasoning. By looking at these different areas, the reader will have better understanding of the psychology of reasoning." (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2006 APA, all rights reserved)
Mentally defective children by Alfred Binet ( Book )
32 editions published between 1907 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La publication de l'ouvrage d'Alfred Binet (1857-1911) et de Théodore Simon (1873-1961) prend son origine dans l'arrêté de 1904 de Chaumié, qui avait pour objectif l'ouverture de classes spéciales aux enfants présentant un retard intellectuel. Afin de faciliter le travail des commissions devant se prononcer sur la débilité mentale des enfants, les auteurs se posent diverses questions : Quels types d'arriérés faut-il recruter ? Quels sont les types de méthodes à employer ?
L'année psychologique ( )
in French and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Includes section "Analyses bibliographiques."
Alterations of personality by Alfred Binet ( Book )
22 editions published between 1896 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Fifteen years ago researches in pathological psychology, based upon the study of hysteria and suggestion, were begun in France, England, and other countries. Physiologists and philosophers gave themselves up enthusiastically to this new line of work, and in a short time a very considerable number of observations and experiments of different sorts were collected. The principal questions taken up with more or less fruitfulness were hallucinations, paralysis by suggestion, alterations of personality, diseases of memory, muscular sense, suggestion both in the waking state and in hypnosis, unconscious suggestion, etc. As these researches were multiplied and extended, many discussions arose. My intention in writing this book is not to keep up the discussions of the schools. Instead of opposing my experiments to those of other authors, I wish to gather together all the results that have been reached in the study of one question in order to find out which of these results naturally go together and allow themselves to be grouped under general principles. I shall cite only those experiments which have been confirmed by all and which give a constant result, no matter from what point of view they may be conducted. And I shall suggest merely, without any attempt at estimation, those phenomena which have been observed so far only by one person, and which can not therefore as yet be brought into the class of known and accepted facts, and I shall subject my own works to this rule just as I do those of others. I propose to give a detailed account of the result of these recent researches on the alterations of personality"--Preface. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2006 APA, all rights reserved)
The intelligence of the feeble-minded by Alfred Binet ( Book )
15 editions published between 1916 and 2009 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This text represents information from articles published in 1908 and 1909 issues of L'Anně Psychologique. It is because our own experience has led us to the same conclusions, wherever we have studied the same points, that we have come to have such a profound regard for Binet that we feel like pronouncing this the most important and enlightening work on the real nature of the mental defective, that has ever appeared. The study of the language of the feeble-minded will also be found most illuminating in a region usually characterized by darkness. Finally the discussion of feeble-mindedness and dementia is quite as timely and enlightening as the rest. We have included these various articles in this volume for two reasons: first, because they all contribute to our knowledge of the feeble-minded; and second, they all give us further illustration of the way Binet used his own Measuring Scale." (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2006 APA, all rights reserved)
On double consciousness. Experimental psychological studies by Alfred Binet ( Book )
24 editions published between 1890 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book discusses double consciousness by using experimental psychological studies. The essays contained in this book are devoted to the investigation of unconscious phenomena in their relation to double consciousness. The author briefly presents the experiments made by M. Pierre Janet and himself upon the significance of unconscious phenomena. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2005 APA, all rights reserved)
L'étude expérimentale de l'intelligence by Alfred Binet ( Book )
34 editions published between 1903 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ce livre (1903) marque une ère nouvelle en psychologie où l'étude de l'intelligence ne sera plus abordée de manière spéculative mais de manière de plus en plus scientifique. Binet propose de nouvelles méthodes d'investigation de la pensée qu'il va utiliser sur ses deux filles, inaugurant ainsi une des plus belles études de psychologie différentielle de l'intelligence. Bien qu'il aborde ici l'étude de l'intelligence de manière uniquement qualitative, on trouve cependant dans cet ouvrage les prémisses de son œuvre sur la mesure quantitative de l'intelligence (1904-1911) qui aboutira quelques années plus tard à la notion de QI
L'âme et le corps by Alfred Binet ( Book )
41 editions published between 1905 and 2003 in French and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Modern ideas about children by Alfred Binet ( Book )
8 editions published between 1975 and 1986 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
London's Grand Guignol and the theatre of horror by Richard J Hand ( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
London's Grand Guignol-a macabre theatre of naturalistic horror-was established in the early 1920s at the Little Theatre in the West End. Eight series of plays were staged; in total forty-three plays were produced and many others written and refused a licence. London's Grand Guignol and the Theatre of Horror considers the importance and influence of the English Grand Guignol within its social, cultural and historical contexts. It also presents a selection of ten remarkable English-language Grand Guignol plays, some of which were banned by the Lord Chamberlain, the censor of the day, and have n
Works on psychometrics ( Book )
11 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alterations of personality ; On double consciousness by Alfred Binet ( Book )
7 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introduction a la psychologie expérimentale by Alfred Binet ( Book )
19 editions published between 1894 and 2006 in French and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Les altérations de la personnalité by Alfred Binet ( Book )
25 editions published between 1892 and 2003 in French and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Binė, Alʹfred, 1857-1911
Binet, A.
Binet, A. 1857-1911
Binet, A. (Alfred), 1857-1911
Binet, Alfred
Binet, Alfredo
Binet, Alfredo, 1857-1911
Бине, Альфред, 1857-1911
ビネー, A
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