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Describes experiments which form a part of a course in experimental education and educational psychology. An attempt has been made to develop experiments for students in education, of the sort that are prepared for the psychology students in the manuals of Judd and Seashore. Some of the...
Reviews the new edition of Basedow's Elementarwerk, consisting of three volumes. Suggests that every teacher's library should possess the book which has been extremely influential for the growth of educational ideas.
Reviews by T. H. Morgan . Morgan is dissatisfied with the theory that adaptation is to be explained on the assumption that variations "chance" to find an environment suited to them. He feels that there must be some closer bond that "insures the continuance in a given direction of variations once...
Discusses the attempts made in France to develop experimental pedagogy. The contributions of various investigators, especially Alfred Binet, have been enumerated. A brief resume of the investigations undertaken in the laboratory of experimental pedagogy, in order to infuse into school...
The meeting focused on the expansion of the playground movement to public recreation, amusement, and public schools. The general participation of the public schools brought to attention, the tremendous possibilities and power of the students and the teachers to influence the community.
Reports the proceedings of the meeting of National Education Association. The meeting focused on vocational and industrial education, exceptional children, and formal discipline and transfer of training. It was emphasized that the school education must be related to industries and vocations. The...
Reviews by G. L. Duprat (1909). Duprat discusses causes of and remedies for the increase in juvenile crime. Both the individual and society are viewed as contributing factors. Causes include heredity (alcoholism, poison or disease), family and social neglect, defective school education, culpable...
Reviews , (1909), by Gustav Major. The author maintains that "weak-minded" children are capable of being taught, but the public school has for its purpose the training of normal children, so they must be removed to proper institutions. Physically, "feeble-mindedness" represents arrested...
Reviews , by the American Institute of Criminal Law and Criminology (1909). This pamphlet outlines a plan for recording systematically data secured in the investigation of individual criminals. It presents a scheme devised principally by Dr. William Healy, of Chicago, founder of the Juvenile...
Reviews the book, by Boris Sidis (1909). Sidis has made a significant contribution to the study of sleep through a series of laboratory experiments on frogs, guinea pigs, cats, dogs, and infants. He finds that the condition of sleep is similar to the condition produced by suggestion, both normal...
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