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Psychology

A Study of Mental Life

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Published: 1921
Language: English
Wordcount: 171,595 / 368 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 45.8
LoC Category: BF
Downloads: 5,927
Added to site: 2010.02.26
mnybks.net#: 26799
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Psychology
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understood to-day, means a part of the subject and not the whole.

[Footnote: A series of waggish critics has evolved the following: "First psychology lost its soul, then it lost its mind, then it lost consciousness; it still has behavior, of a kind."]

The best way of getting a true picture of psychology, and of reaching an adequate definition of its subject-matter, would be to inspect the actual work of psychologists, so as to see what kind of knowledge they are seeking. Such a survey would reveal quite a variety of problems under process of investigation, some of them practical problems, others not directly practical.

Varieties of Psychology

Differential psychology.

One line of question that always interests the beginner in psychology is as to how people differ--how different people act under the same circumstances--and why; and if we watch the professional psychologist, we often find him working at just this problem. He tests a great number of individuals to see how they

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