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Reviews the book, by Stewart Paton (1921). This comprehensive discussion of human personal and social affairs "is intended," so its author says in the Preface, "to serve as an introduction to the study of human behavior." Fourteen chapters and a good index constitute this work so far as practical...
The phobias of diverse objects and diverse situations, as the professional phobias, mysophobias, agoraphobias, erythrophobias, etc., are at bottom phobias of actions which are provoked or called forth by these objects and these situations. Cases beginning with "meticulous habits of verification,"...
Although studies have been made of large groups of criminals to discover the incidence of factors of heredity, physical condition, intellectual capacity, environmental conditions, educational and industrial training and mental status, an element often neglected is that of personality development,...