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HUGO MÃœNSTERBERG (1863-1916) was professor of psychology at Harvard University from 1892 until his death. He was elected president of the American Psychological Association in 1898.

HUGO MÃœNSTERBERG (1863-1916) was professor of psychology at Harvard University from 1892 until his death. He was elected president of the American Psychological Association in 1898.

W]hen once caught in the maelstrom of stock speculation the average man becomes more or less mesmerized, and at critical moments his conservatism, his resolutions and his theories all take flight. Under the discomposing influence of a rapid succession of changing values and alternating impulses he loses his perspective, is incapable of calm reasoning, and is likely to do precisely the opposite of what he had intended to do. ---from The Psychology of Speculation

W]hen once caught in the maelstrom of stock speculation the average man becomes more or less mesmerized, and at critical moments his conservatism, his resolutions and his theories all take flight. Under the discomposing influence of a rapid succession of changing values and alternating impulses he loses his perspective, is incapable of calm reasoning, and is likely to do precisely the opposite of what he had intended to do. ---from The Psychology of Speculation

"One of the more credible books arguing the existence of UFOs...Most arresting of all is the testimony of those who handled the debris, who had no opportunity to compare notes, yet have described the materials...in almost identical language." ---Publishers Weekly

"One of the more credible books arguing the existence of UFOs...Most arresting of all is the testimony of those who handled the debris, who had no opportunity to compare notes, yet have described the materials...in almost identical language." ---Publishers Weekly

This singular book has the answer-a wild disregard for controlling and directing human instinct and emotion-and a surfeit of remedies for ensuring the proper targeting of natural desires both base and elevated.

This singular book has the answer-a wild disregard for controlling and directing human instinct and emotion-and a surfeit of remedies for ensuring the proper targeting of natural desires both base and elevated.

Re-issued in paperback for the first time in over 100 years is Hamilton Wright Mabie's superb collection of essays on how to carry on through life's sometimes-trying circumstances.

Re-issued in paperback for the first time in over 100 years is Hamilton Wright Mabie's superb collection of essays on how to carry on through life's sometimes-trying circumstances.

American architect, stage designer, and writer CLAUDE FAYETTE BRAGDON (1866-1946) helped found the Rochester Architectural Club, in the city where he made his greatest mark as a building designer with structures including Rochester Central Station, Rochester Institute of Technology, and the First Universalist Church; he also designed Peterborough Bridge in Ontario. In later life, Bragdon worked on Broadway as scenic designer for 1930s productions of Cyrano de Bergerac and Hamlet, among…

American architect, stage designer, and writer CLAUDE FAYETTE BRAGDON (1866-1946) helped found the Rochester Architectural Club, in the city where he made his greatest mark as a building designer with structures including Rochester Central Station, Rochester Institute of Technology, and the First Universalist Church; he also designed Peterborough Bridge in Ontario. In later life, Bragdon worked on Broadway as scenic designer for 1930s productions of Cyrano de Bergerac and Hamlet, among…

s to Marriage" Subtitled A Ladder to Practical Success, this little book is chock full of handy advice for a young man looking to make his way in the world... or at least in the world of 1895, when it was first published.

s to Marriage" Subtitled A Ladder to Practical Success, this little book is chock full of handy advice for a young man looking to make his way in the world... or at least in the world of 1895, when it was first published.

In listening to a fine speech, well delivered, the effect seems to spring from a wonderful spontaneity; all is so natural, and so apparently facile in achievement. Lucidly logical, and now passionately moved; anon, diverting with wit, humour, or sarcasm; suddenly transporting us into the realms of fancy, the speaker is always arresting, and enchains the attention and sympathies of his entire audience. -from "Chapter IV: Fluency of Thought, Ideas, Etc. Mental Aspect in Public Speaking"

In listening to a fine speech, well delivered, the effect seems to spring from a wonderful spontaneity; all is so natural, and so apparently facile in achievement. Lucidly logical, and now passionately moved; anon, diverting with wit, humour, or sarcasm; suddenly transporting us into the realms of fancy, the speaker is always arresting, and enchains the attention and sympathies of his entire audience. -from "Chapter IV: Fluency of Thought, Ideas, Etc. Mental Aspect in Public Speaking"

This quaint and charming lost classic will amuse readers young and old alike.

This quaint and charming lost classic will amuse readers young and old alike.

Published in 1922 - not long before the devastation of The Great Depression - this popular guide to making money proved handy to the up-and-coming entrepreneurs of the day.

Published in 1922 - not long before the devastation of The Great Depression - this popular guide to making money proved handy to the up-and-coming entrepreneurs of the day.

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