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What was L.L Thurstone's theory?

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Based on tests, Thurstone identified seven clusters of primary mental abilities. He was an opponent to Spearman.

1.Word fluency
2.Verbal comprehension
3.Spatial ability
4.Perceptual speed
5.Numerical ability
6.Inductive reasoning
7.Memory

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