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March 31, 1900

The Nervous System of the Child: Its Growth and Health In Education.

JAMA. 1900;XXXIV(13):829. doi:10.1001/jama.1900.02460130061021

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Abstract

This is a work specially written for teachers, and in particular those who have the care and training of young children. It is one, however, the reading of which will be profitable also to the physician whose duties overlap in this respect those of the teacher and parent. The proper evolution of the child, the training him up in the way he should go, has been too often a haphazard or merely routine proceeding, and such an aid as this present volume ought to be welcome. It takes up only a point of the general subject of child training, that in relation to the school and education, but one that is a sufficiently extensive field. The author has given special attention to the hygienic aspects of education, and noted particularly where the functions of the teacher and the physician are interrelated. Child study, while in its present aspects comparatively a

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