Problems in Psychology

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H. Holt, 1923 - 115 من الصفحات

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الصفحة 97 - 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.
الصفحة 97 - Habits' there are some admirable practical remarks laid down. Two great maxims emerge from his treatment. The first is that in the acquisition of a new habit, or the leaving off of an old one, we must take care to launch ourselves with as strong and decided an initiative as possible.
الصفحة 47 - We may, then, define an instinct as an inherited or innate psycho-physical disposition which determines its possessor to perceive, and to pay attention to, objects of a certain class, to experience an emotional excitement of a particular quality upon perceiving such an object, and to act in regard to it in a particular manner, or, at least, to experience an impulse to such action.
الصفحة 56 - My theory, on the contrary, is that the bodily changes follow directly the perception of the exciting fact, and that our feeling of the same changes as they occur is the emotion.
الصفحة 97 - Seize the very first possible opportunity to act on every resolution you make and on every emotional prompting you may experience in the direction of the habits you aspire to gain. It is not in the moment of their forming, but in the moment of their producing motor effects, that resolves and aspirations communicate the new " set
الصفحة 69 - A young woman of four or five and twenty, who could neither read nor write, was seized with a nervous fever, during which, according to the asseverations of all the priests and monks of the neighborhood, she became possessed...
الصفحة 69 - ... death the girl herself refused to stay. Anxious inquiries were then, of course, made concerning the pastor's habits ; and the solution of the phenomenon was soon obtained. For it appeared, that it had been the old man's custom, for .years, to walk up and down a passage of his house into which the kitchen door opened, and to read to himself with a loud voice, out of his favorite books.
الصفحة 32 - Consonants, when thought of by themselves, are of a purplish black ; but when I think of a whole word, the colour of the consonants tends towards the colour of the vowels. For example, in the word ' Tuesday,' when I think of each letter separately, the consonants are purplish-black, u is a light dove colour, e is a pale emerald green, and a is yellow ; but when I think of the whole word together, the first part is a light graygreen, and the latter part yellow.
الصفحة 69 - After the list had been passed before him many times without his giving the expected signal that he was ready to recite, the experimenter remarked that he seemed to be having trouble in memorizing the syllables. "Oh ! I didn't understand that I was to learn them," he said, and it was found that, in fact, he had made almost no progress towards learning the list.
الصفحة 47 - Now, the innate psycho-physical disposition, which is an instinct, may be regarded as consisting of three corresponding parts, an afferent, a central, and a motor or efferent part, whose activities are the cognitive, the affective, and the conative features respectively of the total instinctive process.

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