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Reaction Time in Nervous and Mental Diseases

  • E. W. Scripture

Our knowledge of whether a person is normal, or suffers from neuritis, or is a case of dementia praecox, is derived entirely from observations of how he reacts to his environment—that is, to various stimuli. The thought at the basis of these researches is that an attempt may be made to produce an environment where the results will be accurately recorded in a simple, direct way.

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(1) Nadler, “Reaction Time in Abnormal Conditions of the Nervous System,” Studies Yale Psychol. Lab. (Scripture), 1897, vol. iv, p. 1.

(2) Nadler, as before.

(3) Clark and Scripture, “The Epileptic Voice Sign,” New York Med. Record, 1908.

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Reaction Time in Nervous and Mental Diseases

  • E. W. Scripture
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