ERIC Number: EJ453866
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: 0
The Irrelevance of Factor Analysis for the Study of Group Differences.
Multivariate Behavioral Research, v27 n2 p175-204 1992
Argues that Jensen's article contains an inaccurate and misleading account of Spearman's work and distorts the basic concepts of factor analysis. The target article has failed in all its main objectives; its major failing is a result of the irrelevance of factor analysis to the study of group differences. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Comments on "The Nature of Black-White Difference on Various Psychometric Tests: Spearman's Hypothesis" (A. R. Jensen). For related document, see TM 516 896.