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A Study of Mental Life, 1st Edition

By Robert S. Woodworth, Donald G. Marquis

Psychology Press

674 pages

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First published in 1922, this popular title by R. S Woodworth was revised several times. This twentieth edition from 1949 brought D.G. Marquis on board and was thoroughly revised again, originally published in its current form in 1963. One of the most famous and successful introductions to psychology ever published, this book was very popular in universities and training colleges at the time. Now available again after many years it can be read and enjoyed in its historical context.

Table of Contents

1. The Aim and Method of Psychology 2. Individual Differences in Ability 3. The Correlation of Abilities 4. Personality 5. Physiological and Social Factors in Personality 6. Heredity and Environment as Causes of Individual Differences 7. Interaction with the Environment 8. The Nervous System 9. How the Individual Develops 10. Motives 11. Feeling and Emotion 12. Choice, Conflict, Frustration 13. Observing 14. The Sense of Sight 15. The Other Senses 16. Learning 17. Memory 18. Thinking. Questions and Exercises. References. Index.

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