Psychology: Writing- Acting- Speaking

Jones, Prof. Ernest (Intro), Coole, R.D. (ed.), Chadburn, Paul (ed)

Published by New University Society, Edinburgh, 1935
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Title: Psychology: Writing- Acting- Speaking

Publisher: New University Society, Edinburgh

Publication Date: 1935

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o.J. ca 1935. 310 S. Ledereinband. Sprache: Englisch, guter Zustand, papierbedingt stark gebräunt, Schnitt fleckig, INTRODUCTION by ERNEST JONES "PSYCHOLOGY has been called the science of the twentieth century. This is perhaps true in so far as progress in psychological knowledge has been far greater during the past forty or fifty years than during many other centuries together. But it is not at all true in the sense in which it is usually intended, nor is there any sign at present of its becoming true before the twentieth century is over. For what the statement implies is that, just as physics profoundly influenced the thought of the seventeenth century, chemistry that of the eighteenth, and biology that of the nineteenth, affecting the general outlook on life characteristic of those times, so psychology is supposed to be influencing the thought and outlook of the present century." Inhalt : Introduction by Professor Ernest Jones, M.D., President of the International Psycho-Analytical Association; PSYCHOLOGY : THE STUDY OF MIND by W. Stephenson, M.Sc., Ph.D., Lecturer in Psychology, University College, London: (How Psychology helps the Parent and the Teacher- Psychology's place in Practical Affairs- Pavlov's Experiments with Dogs- How :he Minds of the Inventor and the Novelist work- What is Memory ?- Why we feel Depressed- Tests that give a Clue to Temperament- Does Instinct make the Swallow fly South ?- Motives as the Mainsprings of Action- How Habit cements our Characters- Professor Pavlov's Puppet Show; The Conscious Mind : Being aware of Things; The Busy Workshop of the Human Mind; Lights and Shades of Personality; Mainsprings of Human Action : The Instincts; Forces which Reveal a Man's Character; How to follow up this Course): THE WRITTEN TROUBLES OF THE BRAIN by Patrick Slater, B.A.{Oxon.): (Ghosts and Fancies : the Psychoses- How Mental Disorders may be cured- Dreams that Reveal our Innermost Desires- Forbidden Wishes that may be transformed into Noble Ideals- How Inner Conflicts are expressed in Conduct- Where Jung differs from Freud- The Dreamer and the Man of Action; The Censored World : Freud and the Unconscious; Modern Man and Ancient Myth; Life as a Long Struggle for Power some Authoritative Sources of Psycho-Analytical Theory; PSYCHOLOGY IN PRACTICE by R. Simmat, M.A., of the National Institute: (Habits created by Primitive Desires- The Gift of making Routine Interesting- Why Executives have Nervous Breakdowns- How to Develop a Harmonious Personality- How Psychological Tests slould be used- Understanding what the Worker wants- Finding the Right Man for the Job- The Conversation that Helps a Sale- Personality : The Fundamental Stimulus; How Psychology assists Personnel Management; Capturing the Attention of the Public : Advertising; How Good Salesmen are made by B. M. Conybeare,; Some Books on Practical Psychology; THE ART OF WRITING AND SPEAKING Introduction by Geoffrey Crump, M.A.{Cantab.); The Correct Use of English by W. W. Miller, B.A., M.Ed.; (The Laws that govern Words; Punctuation : The Foundation of Clear Expression; Rules for Preserving the Sense of Words, How to Improve your Spelling) Practical Journalism by Holt St. John ( Finding a Way into Journalism, The Man with the Notebook, In the Sub-Editor's Room, Jobs for the Specialist); The Free-Lance at Work by F. M. Winter, B.A.(Lond.); The Author in the Making : Short Stories and Books by Wynyard Browne (How to find a Plot, The Art of using Dialogue, Character: The Life-Blood of Fiction, How to plan Books of Fiction or Fact, The Business Side of Books); Writing for Stage, Screen and Radio by Alan Howland (Erecting the Scaffolding round the Play Letting the Characters speak for Themselves How can the Author get his Play read ?; The Emergence of the Cinema; Entertaining by Sound Alone : The Radio Play); THE ART OF PUBLIC SPEAKING by M. J. Moulton, M.A. (The Terrors of the First Speech- How to Prepare a Speech- . 1200 Gramm. Bookseller Inventory # 592131166

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