Educational leaders are seeing with increasing clearness the necessity of teaching students not only the subject-matter of study but also methods of study. Teachers are beginning to see that students waste a vast amount of time and form many harmful habits because they do not know how to use their minds. The recognition of this condition is taking the form of the movement toward qsupervised study, q which attempts to acquaint the student with principles of economy and directness in using his mind. It is generally agreed that there are certain qtricksq which make for mental efficiency, consisting of methods of perceiving facts, methods of review, devices for arranging work. Some are the fruits of psychological experimentation; others are derived from experience. Many of them can be imparted by instruction, and it is for the purpose of systematizing these and making them available for students that this book is prepared.diagram. From here the fibers travel down through the spinal cord and out to the muscles. The nerve-cells in this group are ... area, then its transmission over the motor neurones, down the spinal cord, to the muscles that enable you to dodge 40.
|Title||:||How to Use Your Mind|
|Author||:||Harry D. Kitson|
|Publisher||:||The Floating Press - 2009-01-01|