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September 1935

General Experimental Psychology.

Arch NeurPsych. 1935;34(3):698. doi:10.1001/archneurpsyc.1935.02250210219021

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In this era of "science consciousness" the demand for new facts, new theories and new experiments is great; the supply is continuous. Professor Bills of the University of Chicago steps from his laboratory to serve as a scribe for his colleagues in order that the youth of this land may be served the latest when they sign up for a course in experimental psychology. To carry out his aim "to encompass a somewhat wider subject matter than has heretofore been covered in experimental textbooks, in order to include the more significant results of recent research," the author has been discriminating in his choice of a few from the many for his six hundred and forty page book.

The arrangement of the matter is systematic. The principal divisions are six: "Sensory Processes," "The Perceptual Process," "Learning and Memory," "Association and Thought," "Work and Fatigue" and "Emotional and Affective Processes." Learning, which