Talks To Teachers On Psychology, And To Students On Some Of Life's Ideals
Talks To Teachers is comprised of lectures on teaching deal with psychology and teaching art, stream of consciousness, the child as a behaving organism, education & behavior, native and acquired reactions, habit, association of ideas, attention, memory, acquisition of ideas, perception, and more. The three addresses to students are The Gospel of Relaxation, On a Certain Blindness in Human Beings" and What Makes a Life Significant?
William James was a pioneering American psychologist and philosopher trained as a medical doctor. He wrote influential books on psychology, educational psychology, psychology of religious experience and mysticism, and the philosophy of pragmatism. He gained widespread recognition with his monumental Principles of Psychology, totaling twelve hundred pages in two volumes, which took twelve years to complete.