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HARVARD UNIVERSITY, August 1890.
THE SCOPE OF PSYCHOLOGY,
Mental Manifestations depend on Cerebral Conditions, 1.
Reflex, semi-reflex, and voluntary acts, 12. The Frog's nervecentres, 14. General notion of the hemispheres, 20. Their Education-the Meynert scheme, 24. The phrenological contrasted with the physiological conception, 27. The localization of function in the hemispheres, 30. The motor zone, 31. Motor Aphasia, 37. The sight-centre, 41. Mental blindness, 48. The hearing-centre, 52. Sensory Aphasia, 54. Centres for smell and taste, 57. The touch-centre, 58. Man's Consciousness limited to the hemispheres, 65. The restitution of function, 67. Final correction of the Meynert scheme, 72. Conclusions, 78.
ON SOME GENERAL CONDITIONS OF BRAIN-ACTIVITY,
Due to plasticity of neural matter, 105. Produces ease of action, 112. Diminishes attention, 115. Concatenated performances, 116. Ethical implications and pedagogic maxims, 120.
The theory described, 128. Reasons for it, 188. Reasons against it, 188.
THE MIND-STUFF THEORY,.
Evolutionary Psychology demands a Mind-dust, 146. Some alleged proofs that it exists, 150. Refutation of these proofs, 154. Self-compounding of mental facts is inadmissible, 158. Can states of mind be unconscious? 162. Refutation of alleged proofs of unconscious thought, 164. Difficulty of stating the connection between mind and brain, 176. objectionable hypothesis, 180.
The Soul' is logically the least
THE METHODS AND SNARES OF PSYCHOLOGY,
Psychology is a natural Science, 183. Introspection, 185. Experiment, 192. Sources of error, 194. The Psychologist's fallacy,' 196.
THE RELATIONS OF MINDS TO OTHER THINGS,
Time relations: lapses of Consciousness-Locke v. Descartes, 200. The unconsciousness' of hysterics not genuine, 202. Minds may split into dissociated parts, 206. Space-relations : the Seat of the Soul, 214. Cognitive relations, 216. The Psychol. ogist's point of view, 218. Two kinds of knowledge, acquaintance and knowledge about, 221.
It is in con
Consciousness tends to the personal form, 225. stant change, 229. It is sensibly continuous, 237. and 'transitive' parts of Consciousness, 243. tion, 245. Feelings of tendency, 249. The 'fringe' of the object, 258. The feeling of rational sequence, 261. Thought possible in any kind of mental material, 265. Thought and language, 267. Consciousness is cognitive, 271. The word Object, 275. Every cognition is due to one integral pulse of thought, 276. Diagrams of Thought's stream, 279. Thought is always selective, 284.
THE CONSCIOUSNESS OF SELF,
The Empirical Self or Me, 291. Its constituents, 292. The material self, 292. The Social Self, 293. The Spiritual Self, 296. Difficulty of apprehending Thought as a purely spiritual activity,
299. Emotions of Self, 305. Rivalry and conflict of one's different selves, 309. Their hierarchy, 313. What Self we love in Selflove,' 317. The Pure Ego, 329. The verifiable ground of the sense of personal identity, 332. The passing Thought is the only Thinker which Psychology requires, 338. Theories of Self-consciousness: 1) The theory of the Soul, 342. 2) The Associationist theory, 350. 3) The Transcendentalist theory, 360. The mutations of the Self, 373. Insane delusions, 375. Alternating selves, 879. Mediumships or possessions, 393. Summary, 400.
Its neglect by English psychologists, 402. Description of it, 404. To how many things can we attend at once? 405. Wundt's experiments on displacement of date of impressions simultaneously attended to, 410. Personal equation, 413. The varieties of attention, 416. Passive attention, 418. Voluntary attention, 420. Attention's effects on sensation, 425;-on discrimination, 426;— on recollection, 427;-on reaction-time, 427. The neural process in attention: 1) Accommodation of sense-organ, 434. 2) Preperception, 438. Is voluntary attention a resultant or a force? 447. The effort to attend can be conceived as a resultant, 450. Conclusion, 453. Acquired Inattention, 455.
The sense of sameness, 459. ceptions are unchangeable, 464.
Conception defined, 481. Con-
473. The conception 'of the same' is not the same state' of
Locke on discrimination, 483. Martineau ditto, 484.