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THE PSYCHOLOGY
OF SUGGESTION

A RESEARCH INTO THE
SUBCONSCIOUS NATURE
OF MAN AND SOCIETY

 

BY

BORIS SIDIS, M. A., PH. D.
ASSOCIATE IN PSYCHOLOGY AT THE PATHOLOGICAL INSTITUTE
OF THE NEW YORK STATE HOSPITALS

 

WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY
PROF. WILLIAM JAMES, OF HARVARD UNIVERSITY

 


NEW YORK
D. Appleton and Company
© 1898

 

See also Reviews of Works by Boris Sidis

 

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

PART I

SUGGESTIBILITY

Intro I INTRODUCTION BY PROF. WILLIAM JAMES
Intro II INTRODUCTION BY THE AUTHOR
I SUGGESTION AND SUGGESTIBILITY
II THE CLASSIFICATION OF SUGGESTIONS AND SUGGESTIBILITY
III THE EVIDENCE OF NORMAL SUGGESTIBILITY
IV THE CONDITIONS OF NORMAL SUGGESTIBILITY
V THE LAW OF NORMAL SUGGESTIBILITY
VI THE CONDITIONS OF ABNORMAL SUGGESTIBILITY
VII THE NATURE OF ABNORMAL SUGGESTIBILITY
VIII THE LAW OF ABNORMAL SUGGESTIBILITY
IX SUGGESTIBILITY AND THE WAKING CONSCIOUSNESS

 

PART II

THE SELF

X THE SECONDARY SELF
XI THE SUBCONSCIOUS SELF AND UNCONSCIOUS CEREBRATION
XII THE DOUBLE SELF
XIII THE INTERRELATION OF THE TWO SELVES
XIV SUBCONSCIOUS SENSE-PERCEPTION IN THE WAKING STATE
XV THE SUBCONSCIOUS SELF AND HALLUCINATIONS
XVI THE SUBWAKING SELF AND THE NORMAL INDIVIDUAL
XVII THE INTERCOMMUNICATION OF THE TWO SELVES
XVIII THE SUBCONSCIOUS SELF IN THE WAKING STATE
XIX THE PROBLEM OF PERSONALITY
XX THE ELEMENTS AND STAGES OF SUBCONSCIOUSNESS
XXI THE PHYSIOLOGY AND PATHOLOGY OF SUBCONSCIOUSNESS
XXII THE CASE OF THE REV. THOMAS CARSON HANNA
XXIII FORMS OF SUBCONSCIOUS STATES AND TYPES OF AMNESIA

XXIV

THE CHARACTER OF THE SUBCONSCIOUS SELF
XXV SUBCONSCIOUSNESS AND INSANITY
XXVI THE TRAITS OF THE SUBCONSCIOUS SELF

 

PART III

SOCIETY

XXVII SOCIAL SUGGESTIBILITY
XXVIII SOCIETY AND EPIDEMICS
XXIX STAMPEDES
XXX MEDI∆VAL MENTAL EPIDEMICS
XXXI DEMONOPHOBIA
XXXII FINANCIAL CRAZES
XXXIII AMERICAN MENTAL EPIDEMICS

 

 

APPENDIX A
APPENDIX B, C, D, E
APPENDIX F, G, H
APPENDIX I
INDEX

 

 

 

LC Control Number:     10001433

Type of Material:   Text (Book, Microform, Electronic, etc.)


Personal Name:      Sidis, Boris, 1867-1923. [from old catalog]

Main Title:         The psychology of suggestion; a research into the
                     subconscious nature of man and society,

Published/Created:  New York, D. Appleton & company, 1898.

Description:        x, 386 p. illus., plates. 20 cm.

Notes:              Replace; LC copy replaced by preservation microfilm

Subjects:           Mental suggestion. [from old catalog]

LC Classification:  BF1141 .S58
                   Microfilm 12671 BF

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