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Jastrow, Joseph 1863-1944

Works: 134 works in 471 publications in 8 languages and 6,296 library holdings
Genres: History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Correspondent, Dedicator, Author of introduction
Classifications: BF1031, 150
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The house that Freud built by Joseph Jastrow( Book )

73 editions published between 1932 and 1969 in 5 languages and held by 726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fact and fable in psychology by Joseph Jastrow( Book )

32 editions published between 1900 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The present collection of essays is offered as a contribution towards the realization of a sounder interest in and a more intimate appreciation of certain problems upon which psychology has an authoritative charge to make to the public jury ... to show that the sound and profitable interest in mental life is in the usual and normal, and that the resolute pursuit of this interest necessarily results in bringing the apparently irregular phenomena of the mental world within the field of illumination of the more familiar and the law-abiding. They further aim to illustrate that misconceptions in psychology, as in other realms, are as often the result of bad logic as of defective observation, and that both are apt to be called into being by inherent mental prepossessions. Some of the essays are more especially occupied with an analysis of the defective logic which lends plausibility to and induces credence in certain beliefs; others bring forward contributions to an understanding of phenomena about which misconception is likely to arise; still others are presented as psychological investigations which, it is believed, command a somewhat general interest"--Preface. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2005 APA, all rights reserved)
Character and temperament by Joseph Jastrow( )

28 editions published between 1915 and 2015 in English and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The subject of this volume is the psychological sources of human quality. The composite term character and temperament has the currency of tradition; the possibility of interpreting it for present-day psychology is an inviting task. For the whole of human conduct, as of civilization, follows the clew of the endowment, needs, satisfactions, potencies, aspirations of the human mind. As the individual and the social life develop toward the consciousness of purpose, the cultivation of endowment to secure cherished ends becomes the dominant interest, and in its selective expression reflects the emphasis of native quality. The ready assertion that human nature is ever the same expresses a partial truth, and that imperfectly. It must be replaced by a more discerning view that projects with some degree of illumination the areas of fixity and the wider realms of variable human traits: their hereditary conditioning, their relations to one another, their allegiances to the original and to the acquired nature of man. The enlightenment of "character and temperament" is to be sought in the mutual reinforcement of the several aspects of the presentation. The foundations thus surveyed are no less comprehensive than those of the science of psychology itself; nothing less will suffice to set in its true proportions the sources of human quality. That the interpretation must frequently proceed upon the level of description reflects the inherent imperfections of our psychological insight, but imparts a realistic touch to the presentation. If it contributes to a truer appreciation of the indirect and difficult routes from theory to practice, and of the necessity of the ampler study of foundations, it will have served its purpose"--Preface. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2005 APA, all rights reserved)
The story of human error by Joseph Jastrow( Book )

19 editions published between 1936 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The subconscious by Joseph Jastrow( Book )

32 editions published between 1896 and 2013 in English and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The purpose of this essay in descriptive psychology is to provide a survey of a comprehensive aspect of human psychic endowment. The very definition of psychology as the science of consciousness has tended to focus attention upon conditions of high introspective lucidity, and, by implication, to look upon areas from which such illumination is withdrawn, as quite too obscurely lighted for profitable examination. Thus casually visited, and with no vital share in the psychologist's concerns, the abode of the subconscious has drifted into the service of a lumberroom, in which to deposit what finds no place in the mind's active economies. As a statement of its natural import, its comprehensive scope in the familiar fields of normal life and in the perplexing mazes of the abnormal, I have undertaken a systematic exposition of subconscious functioning. It requires a volume to convey a proper conception of the intimacy of such participation in the normal trend of the mind's affairs; and, with similarly motived excursions into the abnormal field, of the instructive issues that ensue when its role is imperfectly played. There is, indeed, no corner of the mental establishment that can well remain unvisited, if one would appreciate the pervasiveness of this influence in the household. It is for such a tour of inspection, undertaken with systematic purpose, that the book offers its services as a modest cicerone. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2004 APA, all rights reserved)
The psychology of conviction; a study of beliefs and attitudes by Joseph Jastrow( Book )

13 editions published between 1918 and 2011 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 1918 volume is concerned, as the author writes in his preface, with the interaction of our logical and psychological nature to create belief and conviction. Numerous case studies are included to illustrate the author's arguments. Chapters include Belief and Credulity, The Will to Believe in the Supernatural, The Psychology of Indulgence: Alcohol and Tobacco, and The Feminine Mind
Keeping mentally fit; a guide to everyday psychology by Joseph Jastrow( Book )

19 editions published between 1928 and 1942 in 3 languages and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wish and wisdom; episodes in the vagaries of belief by Joseph Jastrow( Book )

8 editions published in 1935 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The qualities of men; an essay in appreciation by Joseph Jastrow( )

9 editions published between 1910 and 2012 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A study of the qualities of men in which a psychological interest in humanity is prominent, may properly be expected to undertake an analysis of the fundamental factors in human nature; their transformation in human nurture; and their values in growth, education, and vocation. This is indeed the basal problem in the psychology of human traits. I have not slighted it, and am engaged in a modest attempt to interpret what modern psychology has to say on the subject. In the preparation for that work, I found the more general bearings of the problems of human quality constantly growing in interest and insistently demanding formulation. I found, too, that their treatment made natural a more general form of statement and a wider appeal; while yet it could be reconciled to a seeming neglect of the psychological analysis at closer range. The present essay thus represents an expansion of the conclusions of a study, the preliminaries of which are not overlooked but merged in the composite contours of a generalizing interest"--Preface. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2010 APA, all rights reserved)
Subconscious phenomena by Pierre Janet( Book )

3 editions published in 1910 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Effective thinking by Joseph Jastrow( Book )

7 editions published between 1931 and 1941 in English and Undetermined and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Error and eccentricity in human belief by Joseph Jastrow( Book )

11 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unabridged republication of the work first published by D. Appleton-Century Company in 1935 under the title: Wish and wisdom, episodes in the vagaries of belief
On small differences of sensation by Charles S Peirce( Book )

4 editions published between 1884 and 1885 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Piloting your life; the psychologist as helmsman by Joseph Jastrow( Book )

6 editions published between 1930 and 1935 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Criminal psychology; a manual for judges, practitioners and students by Hans Gross( )

6 editions published between 1911 and 2010 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The betrayal of intelligence, a preface to debunking by Joseph Jastrow( Book )

5 editions published in 1938 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carnegie pensions by James McKeen Cattell( Book )

3 editions published in 1919 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Epitomes of three sciences: comparative philology, psychology, and Old Testament history by Hermann Oldenberg( Book )

5 editions published in 1890 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The time-relations of mental phenomena by Joseph Jastrow( Book )

10 editions published between 1890 and 2016 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mind and behavior, by C. Judson Herrick, George Humphrey, Joseph Jastrow [and others]( Book )

1 edition published in 1929 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Character and temperament
Criminal psychology; a manual for judges, practitioners and students
Alternative Names
Jastro, I. 1863-1944

Jastrow, J.

Joseph Jastrow American psychologist

Joseph Jastrow Amerikaans psycholoog (1863-1944)

Joseph Jastrow psicologo statunitense

Joseph Jastrow psychologue américain

Joseph Jastrow US-amerikanischer Psychologe

Joseph Jastrow Usana psikologo

Joseph Jastrow usona psikologo

Джозеф Ястров американский психолог

Джоузеф Джастроу

Ястров, Джозеф

יסטרוב, יוסף 1863-1944

جوزيف جاسترو، 1863-1944

كاسترو، جوزيف، 1863-1944

ジヤストロウ, ジヨセフ