Classical Texts in Psychology



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Functional Periodicity
An Experimental Study of the Mental and Motor Abilities of Women During Menstruation

Leta Stetter Hollingworth (1914)

Teachers College, Columbia University
Contributions to Education, No. 69

Posted July 2000

 

[p. iii] CONTENTS

INTRODUCTION
1. REVIEW OF THE PREVIOUS LITERATURE
2. AIM, SCOPE AND METHOD OF THE EXPERIMENT
3. SPEED OF VOLUNTARY MOVEMENT (The Tapping Test)
        Tapping with Stylus
        Tapping with Key
4. STEADINESS
5. MOTOR FATIGUABILITY
6. SPEED AND ACCURACY OF PERCEPTION (Color Naming)
7. CONTROLLED ASSOCIATION (Opposites Test)
8. LEARNING (Typewriting)
9. CURVES OF PHYSIOLOGICAL PROCESSES COMPARED WITH CURVES OF MENTAL AND MOTOR PERFORMANCE
10. AN EXTENSIVE EXPERIMENT
11. CONCLUSIONS