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February 22, 1908


JAMA. 1908;L(8):634. doi:10.1001/jama.1908.02530340062024

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To one who has not kept in touch with the development of modern psychology with its accurate methods of measurement, this book will come as a surprise that so much definite knowledge can be gained by such simple means. It should be read by every medical practitioner and especially by all who wish to perfect themselves in habits of accurate observation and examination. To the neurologist, a knowledge of simple and accurate methods for testing nerve processes would be of great value. Much may be learned as well regarding our own thought processes. For instance, in the first chapter on observation and experiment, Dr. Scripture says: "To show that everybody is prejudiced, let me ask you such questions as: Have you not some pet fad on which you are sure you are right and all the rest of the town are wrong? Are you quite sure that there is only

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