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The Energies of Men

A Study of the Fundamentals of Dynamic Psychology, 1st Edition

By William McDougall

Routledge

418 pages

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First published in 1932, the original blurb states: "This is a simplified condensation of the author’s two volumes, An Outline of Psychology and An Outline of Abnormal Psychology, which together give a comprehensive survey of the principles and findings of modern psychology. This is designed as an introduction to the scientific study of man and society for those who have not time or inclination to pursue the more recondite problems of mind. It is suitable for college use in the introductory course. It concentrates on the dynamics of the human organism and aims to give the student that minimum acquaintance with psychology without which he is not fitted to be a citizen of the modern world." Today it can be read and enjoyed in its historical context.

Table of Contents

Preface. 1. Introductory 2. Schools of Psychology 3. The Simpler Forms of Mental Life 4. What is the Innate Basis of Instinctive Behaviour? 5. Behaviour of Higher Animals 6. The Comparative Method Applied to the Problem of the Native Endowment of Man 7. The Innate Propensities and Abilities of Man 8. Natural Man and Social Man 9. The Mind in Action 10. The Role of Pleasure and Pain 11. The Blending of Feeling with Emotion 12. Disposition, Temper, Temperament, and Character 13.Organization of the Affective Life 14. The Sentiments 15. Tastes 16. Subconscious Working of Tendencies 17. Disorder of Mental Function 18. Amnesia and Other Dissociative Functions 19. Functional Disorder of the Repressive Type 20. Compulsions and Obssessions 21. Mental Hygiene and Treatment 22. Some Fundamentals of the Physiology of the Brain 23. Learning and the Steering Processes 24. Personality. Index.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSY000000
PSYCHOLOGY / General
PSY015000
PSYCHOLOGY / History