Character and Temperament (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

Character and Temperament (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by Joseph Jastrow

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Character and Temperament (Barnes & Noble Digital Library) by Joseph Jastrow

Character and Temperament (1915) is a thoughtful, straightforward treatise, surveying the sources of human nature in light of modern psychology. It explores the foundations of human differences and includes an account of the emotional life and origins of those sentiments which sway human actions, both in their normal and abnormal expressions. 

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ISBN-13: 9781411462557
Publisher: Barnes & Noble
Publication date: 09/20/2011
Series: Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 620
File size: 608 KB
Age Range: 3 Months to 18 Years

About the Author

Joseph Jastrow (1863-1944) was a psychologist, educator, and critic of psychical research. Through his syndicated newspaper column "Keeping Mentally Fit" (1928-32), he contributed to popularizing the subject of psychoanalysis.).  He was one of the first scientists to study the evolution of language, and also worked on the phenomena of optical illusions (his most famous being the duck-rabbit illusion).  His other books on psychology  include Fact and Fable in Psychology (1900), The Subconscious (1906), Wish and Wisdom: Episodes in the Vagaries of Belief (1935), and The House That Freud Built (1932); those on magic include The Psychology of Deception (1888) and Psychological Notes on Sleight-of-Hand Experts (1896).

 

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