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By C. G. Ivan Hussell, Alice F. Laing, G. L. Watt

ISBN-10: 0080121950

ISBN-13: 9780080121956

A organic and mental heritage to schooling makes a speciality of man's actual and mental features which impact education.

The book first underscores the significance of man's organic historical past, the organic nature of guy, and the character of the important methods. Discussions specialize in respiratory, meals, item of significant actions, features of guy as an animal, primate features, variety of guy, public schooling, and human biology within the faculties. The ebook then examines the keep watch over of significant methods, copy and intercourse schooling, genetic components within the lifetime of guy, evolution and guy, and improvement and progress.

The manuscript takes a glance at circulate, posture, and workout, healthiness and the teacher's accountability, social history of guy, better psychological techniques, and constitution of character. subject matters comprise social elements in character, remembering and forgetting, intelligence, notion, modern pressures in society, prevention of illness, and the importance of levers within the body.

The booklet is designed for college kids at schools of schooling and faculties of actual schooling.

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