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abstract activity analysis application association attention axones basilar membrane body brain called cell cerebrum CHAPTER child cochlea color concepts connection consciousness copula crystalline lens deductive deductive reasoning definition distinct effect elements emotional endolymph excite exercise experience expression external fact familiar feeling furnish habit heredity ideas imagination important impulses individual inductive instinct intellectual interest involves judgment knowledge language learning lesson matter means mechanical membrane memory ment mental method mind motor movements muscles muscular sense nature nerve centers nerve ends nerve fibers nervous system neurones objects organs perception perilymph person physical practical principle proper pupil pyramidal cell reasoning reflex action relation result retinal image scala tympani sensations smell spinal cord stimulation syllogism taste teacher teaching term things thinking thought tion touch true truth tympanic membrane uncon volition white matter words
Page 123 - See, at his feet, some little plan or chart, Some fragment from his dream of human life Shaped by himself with newly-learned art; A wedding or a festival, A mourning or a funeral; And this hath now his heart...
Page 198 - Could the young but realize how soon they will become mere walking bundles of habits, they would give more heed to their conduct while in the plastic state. We are spinning our own fates, good or evil, and never to be undone.
Page 167 - THE CURFEW tolls the knell of parting day, The lowing herd winds slowly o'er the lea, The plowman homeward plods his weary way, And leaves the world to darkness and to me.
Page 240 - Habits' there are some admirable practical remarks laid down. Two great maxims emerge from his treatment. The first is that in the acquisition of a new habit, or the leaving off of an old one, we must take care to launch ourselves with as strong and decided an initiative as possible.
Page 239 - The more of the details of our daily life we can hand over to the effortless custody of automatism, the more our higher powers of mind will be set free for their own proper work.
Page 240 - Seize the very first possible opportunity to act on every resolution you make, and on every emotional prompting you may experience in the direction of the habits you aspire to gain. It is not in the moment of their forming, but in the moment of their producing motor effects, that resolves and aspirations communicate the new "set
Page 198 - Well! he may not count it, and a kind Heaven may not count it; but it is being counted none the less. Down among his nerve-cells and fibres the molecules are counting it, registering and storing it up to be used against him when the next temptation comes.
Page 123 - Shaped by himself with newly -learned art ; A wedding or a festival, A mourning or a funeral ; And this hath now his heart, And unto this he frames his song : Then will he fit his tongue To dialogues of business, love, or strife : But it will not be long Ere this be thrown aside. And with new joy and pride The little Actor cons another part ; Filling from time to time his
Page 106 - Whitsun-week, when the prince broke thy head for liking his father' to a singing-man of Windsor; thou didst swear to me then, as I was washing thy wound, to marry me, and make me my lady thy wife. Canst thou deny it ? Did not goodwife Keech, the butcher's wife, come in then, and call me gossip Quickly...