Your Mind and How to Use It: A Manual of Practical Psychology
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Your Mind and How to Use It: A Manual of Practical Psychology

By William Walker Atkinson
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  • YOUR MIND AND HOW TO USE IT
    • Contents.
    • CHAPTER I. What is the Mind?
      • Mind Defined.
      • "Think About That Which Thinks."
    • CHAPTER II. The Mechanism of Mental States.
      • The Nerves.
      • The Sense of Touch.
      • The Sense of Sight.
      • The Sense of Hearing.
      • The Sense of Smell.
      • The Sense of Taste.
    • CHAPTER III. The Great Nerve Centers.
      • The Spinal Cord.
      • The Ganglia or "Tiny Brains."
      • Reflex Action.
      • The Three Brains.
      • The Cortex.
    • CHAPTER IV. Consciousness.
      • Subconscious Planes.
    • CHAPTER V. Attention.
      • Training the Attention.
    • CHAPTER VI. Perception.
      • Developing Perception.
    • CHAPTER VII. Memory.
      • Retention.
      • Visualization in Memory.
      • Perception in Memory.
      • Understanding and Memory.
    • CHAPTER VIII. Memory—Continued.
      • The Law of Association.
      • Association in Memory.
      • Repetition in Memory.
      • General Rules of Memory.
        • Making Impressions.
        • Recalling Impressions.
      • Final Advice.
    • CHAPTER IX. Imagination.
      • Developing the Imagination.
      • Imagination and Ideals.
    • CHAPTER X. The Feelings.
    • CHAPTER XI. The Emotions.
    • CHAPTER XII. The Instinctive Emotions.
      • The Instinctive Emotions.
    • CHAPTER XIII. The Passions.
    • CHAPTER XIV. The Social Emotions.
    • CHAPTER XV. The Religious Emotions.
    • CHAPTER XVI. The Aesthetic Emotions.
    • CHAPTER XVII. The Intellectual Emotions.
      • Blended Emotions.
    • CHAPTER XVIII. The Role of the Emotions.
    • CHAPTER XIX. The Emotions and Happiness.
    • CHAPTER XX. The Intellect.
      • Concepts.
    • CHAPTER XXI. Conception.
      • Perception.
      • Memory.
      • Abstraction.
      • Comparison.
      • Classification or Generalization.
    • CHAPTER XXII. Classes of Concepts.
      • Imperfect Concepts.
    • CHAPTER XXIII. Judgments.
    • CHAPTER XXIV. Primary Laws of Thought.
      • Fallacious Application.
    • CHAPTER XXV. Reasoning.
      • Immediate Reasoning.
      • Reasoning by Analogy.
      • Higher Forms of Reasoning.
    • CHAPTER XXVI. Inductive Reasoning.
    • CHAPTER XXVII. Deductive Reasoning.
      • Cultivation of Reasoning Faculties.
    • CHAPTER XXVIII. Fallacious Reasoning.
      • Fallacies.
      • General Rule of Inference.
      • Sophistical Arguments.
      • Fallacies of Prejudice.
    • CHAPTER XXIX. The Will.
      • (1). Desire.
      • (2). Deliberation.
      • (3). Action.
      • Types of Will.
    • CHAPTER XXX. Will-Training.
      • Training the Will.
      • Habits.
    • CHAPTER XXXI. Will-Tonic.
      • Words of the Wise.
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