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THE FOUNDATIONS OF NORMAL AND ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY

Boris Sidis, Ph.D., M.D.

1914

Boston: Richard G. Badger;  Toronto: Copp Clark Co., Limited

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

PART I

FUNDAMENTAL CONCEPTS AND PRINCIPLES

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I Psychology as a Science
II Physical and Psychic Facts
III The Definition of the Psychic Process
IV Psychic States as Objects
V The Scope of Psychology
VI The Sources of Psychology
VII Psychology and Psychopathology
VIII The Spiritualistic and Materialistic Hypotheses
IX The Transmission Hypothesis
X The Metaphysical Hypothesis of Parallelism
XI The Unitary Experience of Voluntarism
XII The Inductive Basis of the Positive Psychological Hypothesis
XIII The Deductive Basis of the Positive Psychological Hypothesis
XIV Life and the Psychic Process
XV The Chance Aspect of Life and Mind
XVI Activity of Mental Life
XVII The Postulates of Psychology
XVIII Mental Synthesis
XIX Theories of Perception
XX The Structure and Function of the Percept
XXI Primary and Secondary Sensory Elements
XXII Secondary Sensory Elements and Hallucinatory Perception
XXIII The Attributes of Sensory Elements
XXIV Sensation and External Reality
XXV The Subconscious and Unconscious Cerebration
XXVI The Subconscious and Automatism
XXVII The Subconscious and the Passive Consciousness
XXVIII Subconscious and Unconscious Ideas
XXIX The Subconscious, Conscious and Unconscious
XXX The Threshold and Mental Systems
XXXI The Principle of Reserve Energy

 

PART II

THE THEORY OF THE MOMENT CONSCIOUSNESS

I The Moment Consciousness
II Types of Moment and Moment-Threshold
III Modifications of Moments in the Organized Aggregate
IV Mental Organization
V The Growth and Function of the Moment
VI The Relation of the Moment to the Environment
VII The Assimilation of the Moment in Normal States
VIII Abnormal Moments
IX Mental Continuity and the Psychic Gap
X The Moment-Threshold
XI The Process of Moment-Disaggregation
XII Reproduction and the Reflex Moment
XIII Desultory Consciousness
XIV The Synthetic Moment and its Reproduction
XV The Accumulative Character of the Synthetic Moment
XVI The Simple and Compound Synthetic Moment
XVII The Desultory Type in Pathological States
XVIII Presentations and Representations
XIX Representations and the Laws of their Combinations
XX Representation and Recognition
XXI The Recognitive Moment and its Reproduction
XXII The Synthetic Recognitive Moment
XXIII The Synthetic Moment of Self-Consciousness

Appendix I

Consciousness
Appendix 2 Physiological Traces
Index  

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LC Control Number: 14007329
Type of Material: Book (Print, Microform, Electronic, etc.)
Brief Description: Sidis, Boris, 1867-1923.
The foundations of normal and abnormal psychology, by Boris Sidis ...
Boston, R.G. Badger; [etc., etc., c1914]
3 p. l., vii, [3] p., 1 l., 11-416 p. illus. 21 cm.
   

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