Asked by Juan Bautista Marini on Jun 19, 2024

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Which early scientist believed that individuals who had a quicker reaction time and stronger grip strength were superior intellectually?

A) Charles Darwin
B) Francis Galton
C) James Cattell
D) Alfred Binet
E) G. S. Hall

Grip Strength

A measure of the force exerted by the hand and forearm muscles.

Reaction Time

The amount of time it takes for an individual to respond to a stimulus.

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Michelle Malik

3 weeks ago

Final Answer :
B
Explanation :
Francis Galton believed in "eugenics" and that traits such as quick reaction time and strong grip strength were hereditary and indicative of intelligence. He created the concept of "nature versus nurture", and believed that one's genetics had a greater impact on their abilities than environmental factors.