GENERAL FACTOR

A hypothetical source of differences in general ability that will represent the ability to perceive relationships and to derive conclusions from them. See two factor theory. Compare special factor.

GENERAL FACTOR: "General factor was proposed by Charles Spearman in 1904."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "GENERAL FACTOR," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/general-factor/ (accessed October 15, 2019).
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