• Applied Psychology,  Philosophy,  Psychology,  Teach yourself

    Thinking as a Science PDF book (1916) by Henry Hazlitt

    Thinking as a Science PDF book (1916) by Henry Hazlitt Excerpt: Every man knows there are evils in the world that need setting right. Every man has pretty definite ideas as to what these edls are. But to most men, one, in particular, stands out vividly. To some, in fact, this stands out with such startling vividness that they lose sight of other evils, or look upon them as the natural consequences of their own particular evil-in-chief. To the Socialist this evil is the capitalistic system; to the prohibitionist it is intemperance; to the feminist, it is the subjection of women; to the clergyman, it is the decline of religion;…

  • Applied Psychology,  History,  Psychology

    Psyche’s lamp; by Robert Briffault (1921) PDF book

     Psyche’s lamp;  by  Robert Briffault (1921) PDF book a revaluation of psychological principles as the foundation of all thought Some review about the book  ” The opinions stated give but a vague idea of the extensive survey of evolution contained in the volume, the value of which from a literary or scientific standpoint cannot be over-estimated. … A production of outstanding importance.”  Edinburgh Evening News.  ” This is an astonishing book, a tour de force of rapid historical exposit. … In this masterly analysis of human progress . . . with a commanding vocabulary and an array of knowledge almost bewildering . . . Mr. Briffault rides a rough horse…

  • Applied Psychology,  Psychology

    The Control Of The Mind (1927) by Robert H. Thouless

    The Control Of The Mind (1927) by Robert H. Thouless PDF book The object of Hodder and Stoughton’s People’s Library is to supply in brief form simply written introductions to the study of History, Literature, Biography, and Science; to some degree to satisfy that ever-increasing demand for knowledge which is one of the happiest characteristics of our time. The names of the authors of the first volumes of the Library are sufficient evidence of the fact that each subject will be dealt with authoritatively, while the authority will not be of the “ dry-as-dust ’’ order. Not only is it possible to have learned without tears, but it is also…

  • Applied Psychology,  Psychology,  Self-Help

    Applied psychology (1920) by Harry Levi Hollingworth PDF book

    Applied psychology by Harry Levi Hollingworth PDF book (1920) Harry Levi Hollingworth was one of the first psychologists to bring psychology into the advertising world, as well as a pioneer in applied psychology. Excerpt:Books in the field of applied psychology have tended in the past to belong in one or several of three categories, which may be described in some such way as the following: (1) Technical monographs, such as are intelligible only to the advanced student or the professional psychologist; (2)’ “Volumes covering in an intensive way some particular and limited field of practice, such as education, advertising, mental examination; (3) General and more or less prophetic popular essays,…

  • Applied Psychology,  Frank C. Haddock,  Psychology,  Self-Help

    Practical psychology PDF book (1922) an advanced manual in the science of mental development

    Practical psychology PDF book (1922) by Frank C. Haddock  an advanced manual in the science of mental development in eleven lessons The field of human psychology is so vast, so complex, and so constantly enlarging and enriching by reason of advancing civilization, that no work on the subject can pretend to be more than an introduction. The great central things in mental science, however, are slowly being worked clean of errors and brought into the light of clearness and distinctness. It is also more and more recognized that science has very practical bearings in every department of our life. The book before you claims only to be a contribution. But the author…

  • Applied Psychology,  Psychology,  Self-Help,  Will Power

    How to acquire and strengthen will-power PDF book by Richard J Ebbard

    Download How to acquire and strengthen will-power PDF book by Richard J  Ebbard (1903) modern psycho-therapy : a specific remedy for neurasthenia and nervous diseases : a rational course of training of volition and development of energy after the methods of the Nancy School : (as represented by Drs. Ribot, Liébeault, Liégeois, Bernheim, De Lagrave, Paul-Emile Lévy, and other eminent physicians) Except from Introduction Nervous ailments which, heretofore, have defied all the powers of medical science, have at last found their master in Suggestion. Indeed, there is scarcely a nerve-specialist to-day but is satisfied of the wonderful efficacy of Suggestion in the treatment of maladies of this class. The renowned…

  • Applied Psychology,  H. A. Overstreet,  Psychology,  Self-Help

    The Great Enterprise Free PDF book: Relating Ourselves To Our World by H. A. Overstreet

    The Great Enterprise Free PDF book: Relating Ourselves To Our World by  H. A. Overstreet (1952) In his famous book The Mature Mind, Dr. Overstreet gave his readers a new insight into themselves, by explaining the meaning of psychological and emotional maturity. In this new book, he undertakes to explore more fully the effect upon ourselves of the larger world in which we live. No individual, he points out, ever evolves into his mature personality out of forces that are found only within his private self. We grow only if we grow outward into loving relationships with our fellow man. This outreach of mind and spirit is our distinctively human…

  • Applied Psychology,  Psychoanalysis,  Self-Help

    Let Me Think by H. A. Overstreet Self Help Free PDF book (1939)

    Download Let Me Think by H. A. Overstreet Self Help Free PDF book (1939) Harry Allen Overstreet was an American writer and lecturer, and a popular author on modern psychology and sociology. His 1949 book, The Mature Mind, was a substantial best-seller that sold over 500,000 copies by 1952. Harry Allen Overstreet was born in San Francisco, California, on 25 October 1875 Excerpt When I was a boy, I was fascinated by a special kind of tool that we used to see in the windows of hardware stores. It had a hollow wooden handle that held within it a dozen or more attachments. Usually, in the display window, these attachments…

  • Applied Psychology,  Courage,  Psychology,  Self-Help

    The Art Of Courageous Living by John A. O Brien (1961) PDF book

    The Art Of Courageous Living by John A. O Brien (1961) PDF book Excerpt from the author’s introduction To get the most Help from this book, read but one chapter a day. Each chapter presents an important principle for the conquest of needless fear and anxiety and illustrates it with a number of incidents. Reflect upon the principle for five minutes.  Use it in confronting and analyzing any fear or anxiety disturbing you. Write out your thoughts and feelings concerning the disturbing situation. Then review our notes. Tou will thus be enabled to locate the source of anxiety. Deal with it calmly, intelligently, and effectively. Remember that anxiety merely disturbs…

  • Applied Psychology,  Self-Help

    Peg along – Self-help PDF book by George Lincoln Walton

    Peg along  – Self-help  PDF book by George Lincoln Walton George Lincoln Walton The aim of the educational method in mind-training is four-fold. The first step is to impress the individual with the need for such training, the second to stimulate his desire for betterment, the third to make clear to him the nature and bearing of his faulty mental habits, the fourth to show him how they may be modified. The main obstacle in the way of this accomplishment is the attitude of the individual regarding his own mental status. However ready he may be to acknowledge poor memory, defective mathematical ability or weakened power of application, he balks…