Habit And Its Importance In Education; An Essay In Pedagogical Psychology by Paul Radestock

Habit And Its Importance In Education; An Essay In Pedagogical Psychology

byPaul Radestock

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1889. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER VII. SPECIAL HABITS. CLEANLINESS.--PUNCTUALITY.--NEATNESS.--ENDURANCE.--SELF-CONTROL. OBEDIENCE. '--POLITENESS.--ATTENTION. DILIGENCE.--UNSELFISHNESS.--CALISTHENICS.--STUDY. If, now, we examine the various habits, we shall find that, I according to our definition, there are as many different kinds 1 as there are physical and mental functions. We might, perhaps, divide them into I. Physiologic dispositions and their combination in sensific parts of the nervous system; therefore, habits of action: (1) the senses, (2) the memory, (3) the intellect, the association of ideas, (4) the will as controller of the impressions. II. Dispositions and their combinations in motory centres, therefore, practices of voluntary and involuntary morions. These could again be divided either according to the organs which they affected: (1) organs of speech, (2) arms, hands, and fingers, (3) legs and feet;--or according to the centres in which they originated: (1) spinal cord, (2) brain. III. A union of both the truly mental (intellectual) and the motific functions (combination of sensitive with motory parts). Biran and Rosenkranz distinguish active and passive habits; the former strengthen the spontaneity, the latter change the organism itself by impressions received, and bring it into accordance with them. To consider them all would carryjis. too far and beyond the limits set for this work, we dare not' even here splinter our strength, and must try to economize. Therefore we will take up only those habits which are of special Very early, even from its birth, the child is to be accustomed to cleanliness and neatness, first passively, then actively. CleanV liness is not only of the utmost importance with regard to health, but exercises an influence on the whole mental l...

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Title:Habit And Its Importance In Education; An Essay In Pedagogical PsychologyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:38 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.08 inPublished:January 30, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217316212

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