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Francis Galton

Sir Francis Galton (1822 1911) was an English Victorian era statistician, sociologist, psychologist, anthropologist, eugenicist, tropical explorer, geographer, inventor, meteorologist & psychometrician. He wrote 340 papers and books, created the statistical concept of correlation and the first to apply statistical methods to the study of human differences and inheritance of intelligence. He coined the term "eugenics" and the phrase "nature versus nurture". As an investigator of the human mind, he founded psychometrics and differential psychology. He created the science of scientific meteorology, including the first weather map. He invented the Galton Whistle for testing hearing. He was Charles Darwin's half-cousin.

ASPECT       POINTS                      

Science           4          Inventor, anthropologist, meteorologist          

Law                 0                       

Medicine         4           Developed psychometrics, differential psychology                                         

Business         2            Organizing his explorations           

Philosophy      0                                        

Art                   2             Writer          

Travel              2             Extensive trips through the Eastern Europe, Middle East, Africa          

Sports              1            Geographer, explorer          

Beauty             1            Child prodigy            

Family             .5            Married but childless.

Fame              1                        

Civic               1              Freemason                                

Career            1                        

Wealth            1                        

Leader            1               British Association for the Advance of Science         

Humanity        1               Knight        

TOTAL         22.5             Universalis