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" The great thing, then, in all education, is to make our nervous system our ally instead of our enemy. It is to fund and capitalize our acquisitions, and live at ease upon the interest of the fund. For this we must make automatic and habitual, as early... "
Talks to Teachers on Psychology and to Students on Some of Life's Ideals - Page 67
by William James - 1900 - 334 pages
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Science, Volume 9

Science - 1887
...for the fixing of personal habits. From this it follows easily that by education we must seek " to make automatic and habitual, as early as possible, as many useful actions as we can." and, conversely, to prevent the dropping into injurious habits. Professor James shows how unconsciously...
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The Andover Review

Religion - 1891
...subject under discussion is the Automatic Life. " We must " so he says in trenchant words " we must make automatic and habitual, as early as possible, as many useful actions as we can. The more of the details of human life we can hand over to the effortless custody of automatism, the...
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... The Laws of Habit

William James - History - 1887
...wear, will be for him a mystery till his dying day. The great thing, then, in all education, is to make automatic and habitual, as early as possible, as many useful actions as we can, and to guard against the growing into ways that are likely to be disadvantageous to us, as we should guard...
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Science, Volume 9

Science - 1887
...for the fixing of personal habits. From this it follows easily that by education we must seek " to make automatic and habitual, as early as possible, as many useful actions as we can," and, conversely, to prevent the dropping into injurious habits. Professor James shows how unconsciously...
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The Physiology and Hygiene of the House in which We Live

Marcus Patten Hatfield - Hygiene - 1887 - 283 pages
...practically not to exist for his consciousness at all." The great thing, then, in all education, is to make automatic and habitual as early as possible as many useful actions as we can. The more of the details of our daily life we can hand over to the infallible and effortless custody...
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The Principles of Psychology, Volume 1

William James - Psychology - 1890 - 1393 pages
...system our ally instead of our enemy. It is to fund and capitalize our acquisitions, and live at ease upon the interest of the fund. For this we must make...as possible, as many useful actions as we can, and guard against the growing into ways that are likely to be disadvantageous to us, as we should guard...
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The Principles of Psychology, Volume 1

William James - Psychology - 1890 - 688 pages
...system our ally instead of our enemy. It is to fund and capitalize our acquisitions, and live at ease upon the interest of the fund. For this we must make...as possible, as many useful actions as we can, and guard against the growing into ways that are likely to be disadvantageous to us, as we should guard...
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Habit

William James - Habit - 1890 - 68 pages
...system our ally instead of our enemy. It is to fund and capitalize our acquisitions, and live at ease upon the interest of the fund. For this we must make...habitual, as early as possible, as many useful actions as toe can, and guard against the growing into ways that are likely to be disadvantageous to us, as we...
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Habit

William James - Habit - 1890 - 68 pages
...capitalize our acquisitions, and live at ease upon the interest of the fund. For this we must matye automatic and habitual, as early as possible, as many useful actions as we can, and guard against the growing into ways that are likely to be disadvantageous to us, as we should guard...
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The Principles of Psychology, Volume 1

William James - Psychology - 1890
...our acquisitions, and live at ease upon the interest of the fund. For this vx must make automatic ami habitual, as early as possible, as many useful actions as we can, and guard against the growing into ways that are likely to be disadvantageous to us, as we should guard...
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