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August 1931

Parents and the Pre-School Child.

Arch NeurPsych. 1931;26(2):467. doi:10.1001/archneurpsyc.1931.02230080223027

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In this book a professor of psychology and an educator have combined forces to furnish parents with such knowledge as is needed to train normal children so as to avoid the many pitfalls that lie in the way of every child in the course of his social adjustments. While the authors are interested in the general principles and theories of the development of the child, their aim in this book is to acquaint parents with ways and means of meeting the difficulties that arise in the training of the preschool child.

They do so by presenting clinical studies of normal children in such simple terms and by dealing with typical problems of behavior in a way that makes it relatively easy to understand the psychologic principles that determine behavior and comparatively simple to apply these to other cases. The problems are treated from the standpoint of the parent and are

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