First edition of The Study of Behavior: Q-Technique and Its Methodology by William Stephenson.
Octavo, ix, 376pp. Blue cloth, title in gold on spine. First printing with no additional printings mentioned on the copyright page. Previous ownership inscription on front free endpaper, otherwise a fine copy. In publisher’s dust jacket, retail price on front flap, chipping and wear along top edge. The best known work from psychologist William Stephenson, Ph.D. and a scarce copy of the first edition.
The Study of Behavior: Q-Technique and Its Methodology, the best known work from Dr. William Stephenson, is the definitive work on people’s “subjectivity” and their biased viewpoints. It’s used heavily in research fields to avoid “cultural consensus” and “consensus bias.”