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  1. Archetypes

    By Elémire Zolla

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Man is dominated by his archetypes; they mould not only his history but his dreams. But how are we to define and evaluate them? Is it perhaps possible for us to relate more creatively to them? Originally published in 1981, these are some of the questions raised by this title. To answer them the...

    Published June 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Thinking About Thinking

    Studies in the Background of some Psychological Approaches

    By Joan Wynn Reeves

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Originally published in 1965, this title is a series of exploratory essays on approaches to thinking. The central topic is the relation of processes of an associative kind (sometimes irrational, in so far as they are not enmeshed with a world of shared experience) to those involving some degree of...

    Published June 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Reasoning: Representation and Process

    In Children and Adults

    By Rachel Joffe Falmagne

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Originally published in 1975, this volume contains original reports of new models and data in the areas of propositional reasoning, syllogistic reasoning, and transitive inference in children and adults of the time. A wide range of theoretical viewpoints is represented, and an effort is made to...

    Published June 3rd 2015 by Psychology Press

  4. The A B C of Nerves (Psychology Revivals)

    By D.F. Fraser-Harris

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Originally published in 1928, the preface reads: "It is almost impossible to distinguish between what is ‘elementary’ and what is ‘advanced’ in regard to the nervous system. The constitution and functions of that system are so little matters of common knowledge that it would be safe to assume that...

    Published June 3rd 2015 by Psychology Press

  5. Nervous Breakdown (Psychology Revivals)

    Its Cause and Cure

    By W. B. Wolfe

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Originally published in 1934, excerpts from the original preface read: "A Nervous breakdown is a terrifying experience. When it occurs, the patient, his family, and often his friends are panic-stricken. No one knows just what to do with the patient, and the patient is incapable of helping himself....

    Published June 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  6. Collected Works of C.W. Valentine

    By C.W. Valentine

    Series: Collected Works of C.W. Valentine

    Charles W. Valentine (1879-1964) is an important figure in the history of educational psychology. Leaving school at 17 to become a teacher, he continued to study at the same time, gaining degrees from London, Cambridge and St. Andrews. He was professor of education at the University of Birmingham...

    Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Difficult Child and the Problem of Discipline

    By C.W. Valentine

    Series: Collected Works of C.W. Valentine

    Originally published in 1940, this book was addressed to students of the psychology of childhood and to parents and teachers who were trying to get from psychology some light on problems of discipline and of the difficult child. It includes critical discussions of some ideas which were gaining...

    Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Psychology of Early Childhood

    A Study of Mental Development in the First Years of Life

    By C.W. Valentine

    Series: Collected Works of C.W. Valentine

    Originally published in 1942, this title attempted to trace, from their very earliest appearances after birth, all aspects of mental development in childhood up to the age of about 4 or 5. It is based largely on the author’s almost daily observations of his own five children, over a period of some...

    Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Intelligence Tests for Children

    By C.W. Valentine

    Series: Collected Works of C.W. Valentine

    Originally published in 1945, this title was intended mainly for use by teachers wishing to test children from ages 2-8 in order to establish their intelligence. Based on feedback to the author, this revised edition also includes tests for children up to the age of 15. The tests were used to give a...

    Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Psychology and Mental Health

    By C.W. Valentine

    Series: Collected Works of C.W. Valentine

    Originally published in 1948, this book deals, in a non-technical way, with such topics as Worry and Conflict; Repressions, Irritability and Complexes; Depression, Inferiority and Loneliness; Suggestion and Auto-Suggestion. Each topic is illustrated by reports of actual cases. A series of broadcast...

    Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge