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The Mental Man: An Outline of the Fundamentals of Psychology
Gustav Gottlieb Wenzlaff
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aboulia activity affected arise arouse association attention auditory axones body brain called cells central sulcus cerebrum CHAPTER child color complementary colors concept consciousness definite direct discrimination emotions explained expression external eyes fact feelings felt Frances Willard functions habit hallucinations hyperesthesia idea illusion imagination impressions impulses individual insane instinct intensity J. S. Mill kind knowledge light matter memory ment mind motive motor movement muscles muscular nature nerve nervous system ness neurones normal objects occipital lobes occur organic pain perceived perception person phenomena physical physiological pleasant pleasure produce psychical psychology recall regard relation reproduction retina sciousness seen semicircular canals sensations Sensations of sight sense sensory sensory neurones sleep smell sound speak stimuli suggestion synesthesia taste telepathy tendency tensity theory things thought tion tone touch unconscious various visual Weber's Law words
Page 65 - I am not yet of Percy's mind, the Hotspur of the north ; he that kills me some six or seven dozen of Scots at a breakfast, washes his hands, and says to his wife " Fie upon this quiet life ! I want work.
Page 200 - Thus the ideas, as well as children, of our youth often die before us; and our minds represent to us those tombs to which we are approaching; where though the brass and marble remain, yet the inscriptions are effaced by time, and the imagery moulders away.
Page 246 - I may venture to affirm of the rest of mankind that they are nothing but a bundle or collection of different perceptions which succeed each other with an inconceivable rapidity and are in a perpetual flux and movement.
Page 126 - O, beware, my lord, of jealousy; It is the green-eyed monster, which doth mock The meat it feeds on...
Page 246 - But all my hopes vanish when I come to explain the principles that unite our successive perceptions in our thought or consciousness.
Page 201 - ... the operation. At the age of fifteen, during the delirium of a fever, he gave his mother a correct description of the operation, and. the persons who were present at it, with their dress, and other minute particulars.
Page 222 - It is the case of a child, under eight years of age, who, without any previous knowledge of the common rules of arithmetic, or even of the use and power of the Arabic numerals, and without...
Page 128 - Through tatter'd clothes small vices do appear; Robes and furr'd gowns hide all. Plate sin with gold, And the strong lance of justice hurtless breaks; 170 Arm it in rags, a pigmy's straw does pierce it.
Page 69 - There must be nothing like it in the heavens above nor in the earth beneath nor in the waters under the earth ; and in many cases there is not.
Page 203 - I was shut up witli him in a carriage for twenty-four hours. I ventured to ask him, What was the secret of his success ; his answer was: 'I resolved, when beginning to read law, to make every thing I acquired perfectly my own, and never to go to a second thing till I had entirely accomplished the first.