Education as the Psychologist Sees it

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Macmillan, 1925 - Educational psychology - 342 pages
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"The development of psychology in connection with education has been so marked in recent years that a summary of the main points at which educational problems are influenced by psychology should offer something of interest to the teacher as well as to the student. This volume affords a somewhat more concise survey of the field than most of the more recent books. It is written avowedly from the standpoint of the psychologist. It attempts to consider the problems of the teacher as they are presented to the psychologist, --in this case, however, a psychologist who has been some thirty years a teacher, --and as the facts developed by the modern science cast light upon them. The book aims to indicate what we should expect the process of education to do for the child. This implies first, a knowledge of the nature of the child before his education commences; second, a study of the psychological processes which are involved in working the changes required; and thirdly, a summary of the methods that have been developed for the measurements of the progress that has been made in each of the school subjects"--Preface. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2010 APA, all rights reserved).

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CHAPTER PAGE I Introduction
General Principles of Distribution of Mental and Physical Traits
The Original Nature of the Child

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