Talks to Teachers on Psychology: And to Students on Some of Life's Ideals
Longmans, Green, and Company, 1900 - 301 من الصفحات
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abstract acquired action apperception asso association become behavior blindness brain brass instruments child child-study conceptions concrete connection effort emotional example excited experience eyes fact faculty feel field of consciousness habit Harvard Corporation hour human ideal imitation immediately impression impulse inhibition inner instinct Julius Cæsar keep kind labor laws learned lectures lives margin matter mean memory mental method mind MIND-WANDERING moral mucilage natively interesting nature ness never objects one's passion pedagogics Phillips Brooks philosophy possible practical Principles of Psychology psychology pupils reaction remember RICHARD JEFFERIES schoolroom sensation sense significance sort STATEN ISLAND stock of ideas stream of consciousness talk teacher tendencies things thought tical tion truth uncon verbal voluntary attention whole WILLIAM JAMES wish words York YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY
الصفحة 45 - 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.
الصفحة 223 - I had beheld — in front, The sea lay laughing at a distance; near, The solid mountains shone, bright as the clouds, Grain-tinctured, drenched in empyrean light; And in the meadows and the lower grounds Was all the sweetness of a common dawn — Dews, vapours, and the melody of birds, And labourers going forth to till the fields.
الصفحة 222 - To every natural form, rock, fruit or flower, Even the loose stones that cover the high-way, I gave a moral life : I saw them feel, Or linked them to some feeling : the great mass Lay bedded in a quickening soul, and all That I beheld respired with inward meaning.
الصفحة 56 - As we become permanent drunkards by so many separate drinks, so we become saints in the moral, and authorities and experts in the practical and scientific spheres, by so many separate acts and hours of work.
الصفحة 45 - The great thing, then, in all education, is to make our nervous system our ally instead of our enemy. It is to fund and capitalize our acquisitions, and live at ease upon the interest of the fund. For this we must make automatic and habitual, as early as possible, as many useful actions as we can, and guard against the growing into ways that are likely to be disadvantageous to us, as we should guard against the plague.
الصفحة 228 - The large and small steamers in motion, the pilots in their pilot-houses, The white wake left by the passage, the quick tremulous whirl of the wheels, The flags of all nations, the falling of them at sunset, The scallop-edged waves in the twilight, the ladled cups, the frolicsome crests and glistening...
الصفحة 235 - Crossing a bare common, in snow puddles, at twilight, under a clouded sky, without having in my thoughts any occurrence of special good fortune, I have enjoyed a perfect exhilaration. I am glad to the brink of fear.
الصفحة 50 - If I had to live my life again, I would have made a rule to read some poetry and listen to some music at least once every week; for perhaps the parts of my brain now atrophied would thus have been kept alive through use.
الصفحة 215 - It is said that a poet has died young in the breast of the most stolid. It may be contended, rather, that this (somewhat minor) bard in almost every case survives, and is the spice of life to his possessor.
الصفحة 56 - The drunken Rip Van Winkle, in Jefferson's play, excuses himself for every fresh dereliction by saying, 'I won't count this time!' 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.