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" My own conclusion is, that an over-ready perception of sharp mental pictures is antagonistic to the acquirement of habits of highly -generalised and abstract thought, especially when the steps of reasoning are carried on by words as symbols, and that... "
Inquiries into human faculty and its development - Page 88
by Sir Francis Galton - 1883 - 387 pages
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The elements of psychology: a text-book

David Jayne Hill - Psychology - 1888 - 419 pages
...perception of sharp mental pictures is antagonistic to the acquirement of habits of highly-generalized and abstract thought, especially when the steps of reasoning are carried on by words as symbols."' It is a profitable exercise for each member of the class to state how representative images seem to...
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Thinking and learning to think

Nathan Christ Schaeffer - Thought and thinking - 1900 - 351 pages
...over-ready perception of sharp mental pictures is antagonistic to the acquirement of highly generalized and abstract thought, especially when the steps of...think hard, it is very apt to be lost by disuse." He further claims that the visualizing faculty can be developed by education. This is very significant....
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The Encyclopedia of Face and Form Reading; Or Personal Traits, Both Physical ...

Mrs. Mary Olmstead Stanton - Physiognomy - 1903 - 1229 pages
...perception of sharp mental pictures is antagonistic to the acquirement of habits of highly-generalized and abstract thought, especially when the steps of...very apt to be lost by disuse. The highest minds are those in which it is not lost, but subordinated, and is ready for use on suitable occasions. I am,...
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On the Limits of Descriptive Writing Apropos of Lessing's Laocoon

Frank Egbert Bryant - Aesthetics - 1906 - 43 pages
...perception of sharp mental pictures is antagonistic to the requirement of habits of highly generalized and abstract thought, especially when the steps of...words as symbols, and that if the faculty of seeing pictures was ever possessed by men who think hard, it is very apt to be lost by disuse I am, however,...
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On the Limits of Descriptive Writing Apropos of Lessing's Laocoon

Frank Egbert Bryant - Aesthetics - 1906 - 43 pages
...especially when the steps of reasoning are carried on by words as symbols, and that if the faculty of seeing pictures was ever possessed by men who think hard, it is very apt to be lost by disuse I am, however, bound to say that the missing faculty seems to be replaced so serviceably by other modes...
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Publications of the Modern Language Association of America, Volume 26

Philology, Modern - 1911
...perception of sharp mental pictures is antagonistic to the acquirement of habits of highly generalized and abstract thought, especially when the steps of...words as symbols, and that if the faculty of seeing pictures was ever possessed by men who think hard, it is apt to be lost by disuse." * It seems, therefore,...
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The Encyclopędia of Face and Form Reading: Showing Personal Traits, Both ...

Mary Olmstead Stanton - Physiognomy - 1913 - 1229 pages
...perception of sharp mental pictures is antagonistic to the acquirement of habits of highly-generalized and abstract thought, especially when the steps of...very apt to be lost by disuse. The highest minds are those in which it is not lost, but subordinated, and is ready for use on suitable occasions. I am,...
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A history of English balladry: and other studies

Frank Egbert Bryant - Ballads, Englishs - 1913 - 443 pages
...perception of sharp mental pictures is antagonistic to the requirement of habits of highly generalized and abstract thought, especially when the steps of...words as symbols, and that if the faculty of seeing pictures was ever possessed by men who think hard, it is very apt to be lost by disuse. ... I am, however,...
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The Encyclopaedia of Face and Form Reading: A Complete Summary of Character ...

Mary Olmstead Stanton - Physiognomy - 1920 - 1203 pages
...perception of sharp mental pictures is antagonistic to the Requirement of habits of highly-generalized and abstract thought, especially when the steps of...very apt to be lost by disuse. The highest minds are those in which it is not lost, but subordinated, and is ready for use on suitable occasions. I am,...
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The Principles of Psychology, Vol. 2

William James
...perception of sharp mental pictures is antagonistic to the acquirement of habits of highly-generalized and abstract thought, especially when the steps of...highest minds are probably those in which it is not tost, but subordinated, and is ready for use on suitable occasions. I am, however, bound to say that...
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