Abnormal Psychology and Education

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D. Appleton and Company, 1924 - 220 pagina's
 

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Pagina 71 - With the lustrous and drooping star with the countenance full of woe, With the holders holding my hand nearing the call of the bird, Comrades mine and I in the midst, and their memory ever to keep, for the dead I loved so well...
Pagina 169 - one who is capable of earning a living under favorable circumstances, but is incapable, from mental defect existing from birth or from an early age, a) : of competing on equal terms with his normal fellows; or b) : of managing himself or his affairs with ordinary prudence.
Pagina 169 - A person so deeply defective in mind from birth, or from an early age, that he is unable to guard himself against common physical dangers.
Pagina 71 - Were a star quenched on high, For ages would its light, Still travelling downward from the sky, Shine on our mortal sight. So when a great man dies, For years beyond our ken The light he leaves behind him lies Upon the paths of men.
Pagina 169 - Idiots, that is to say, persons so deeply defective in mind from birth or from an early age as to be unable to guard themselves against common physical dangers.
Pagina 5 - In Italy a thousand persons were executed in a single year in the Province of Como; and in other parts of the country the severity of the inquisitors at last created an absolute rebellion. The same scenes were enacted in the wild valleys of Switzerland and of Savoy. In Geneva, which was then ruled by a bishop, five hundred alleged witches were executed in three months; forty-eight were burnt at Constance or Rouensburg, and eighty in the little town of Valery, in Savoy.
Pagina 95 - ... unnatural or eccentric, woke up in -a fright and called in the people of the house to tell him where he was. He said that his name was Ansel Bourne, that he...
Pagina 207 - If a man love not his brother whom he hath seen how shall he love God whom he hath not seen ? There was a catch in that like a riddle.
Pagina 169 - amentia," which is what we mean by feeble-mindedness in the generic sense, may be defined as "a state of mental defect from birth or from an early age, due to incomplete cerebral development in consequence of which the person affected is unable to perform his duties as a member of society in the position of life to which he is born.
Pagina 167 - The idea that innate capacity could be measured apart from the influences of education and training has proved barren. 2. The attempt to constuct a simple reliable test capable of measuring general intelligence has been given up as impossible.

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