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activity affected apperception apple association body book in sentence called centaur color Compare conception Consider the following content of consciousness copula definite Describe desires difficult dition educational principles Educational Psychology effort elements emotional end organ ether wave Examine examples to show feeling furnished gain Give examples Give other examples hand idea ideal Imagination individual interest interpretation judgment Julius Cæsar knowledge learned means memory ment mental change method mind Minor premise mnemonics muscular natural nerve nervous system non-voluntary notion of book number of experiments object observed optic nerve orange pain past experience pay attention perception Perform a number person physical Point possess present psychical Psychology pupils reaction recall receive reconstruction relation remember result selection self-activity sensations sense stimuli Sense-perception sensuous similar sound statement stimulus syllogism teacher things thought tion William the Norman
Page ii - AND CO. : LIMITED LONDON . BOMBAY , CALCUTTA MELBOURNE THE MACMILLAN COMPANY NEW YORK . BOSTON . CHICAGO ATLANTA . SAN FRANCISCO THE MACMILLAN CO. OF CANADA, LTD. TORONTO SCIENCE AND CHRISTIAN TRADITION ESSAYS BY THOMAS H.
Page 35 - It is the taking possession by the mind, in clear and vivid form, of one out of what seem several simultaneously possible objects or trains of thought.
Page 68 - Perception is the apperceptive or synthetic activity of mind whereby the data of sensation take on the forms of representation in space and time; or it is the process of the construction of our representation of the external world.
Page 68 - ... activities of attention into definite objects. If sensation is properly described, after a common fashion, as the process in which the mind and the world of matter first come together, perception may be described as the point in which the past and the present come together for the creation of a new object. The perceived thing is not simply the physically present vibrations of atoms and molecules which we call light, or sound, or what not; it is these vibrations, as they are interpreted by a psychophysical...
Page 54 - It is impossible to attend without something to attend to. (q) It is difficult to attend when the material presented is too familiar or unfamiliar. (r) It is difficult to attend when the conditions under which the learner is placed are unfavorable to physical or mental well-being. (s) The way to teach the child to be attentive is to supply the best materials and conditions for the reconstructive activity. (t) It is not sufficient for the mind to be brought in contact with the material; it must act...
Page 63 - More specifically, it is the elementary consciousness which arises from the reaction of the soul upon a nervous impulse conducted to the brain from the affection of some sensory nerve-ending by a physical stimulus.
Page 117 - It states that at any given temperature, the volume of a given mass of gas varies inversely as the pressure to which it is subjected.
Page 17 - Change through External Stimulus. — Point out ways in which the changes in your present experience are due to the influence of your present surroundings. To what extent can you control future changes by establishing conditions which will stimulate the nerves in certain ways? Perform a number of experiments by which you will receive certain sensations at a definite time. Suggest ways in which such experiments may fail and show how failure may be avoided. E. — Internal Control of Mental Change.