Leipzig Connection has 58 ratings and 9 reviews. Camille said: Really interesting book about the merger of psychology and education. However, a caveat. W. Featured image from here. *Please also see this companion post about the original printing.. I don’t know exactly when Paolo Lionni. The Leipzig Connection. by Paolo Lionni Reviewed by Earle Fox. Lionni’s book ( paperback, 89 pp.) fills a gap in the history of the destruction of.

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More than a thousand educators visited the Lincoln School in the school year One has only to read old debates in the Congressional Record or scan the books published in the ‘s to realize that our ancestors of a century ago commanded a use of the language far superior to our own. As briefly stated conneciton Thorndike himself, psychology was the science of the intellect, character, and behavior of animals, including man.

They measured the span and the fluctuations of attention and noted some of its more complex features in the “complication experiment, ” a laboratory method patterned after the situation that gave rise to the astronomer’s problem of the “personal equation.

Education being a social process, the school is simply that form of community life in which all those agencies are concentrated that will be most effective in bringing the child to share in the inherited resources cnonection the race, and to use his own powers for social ends. He connecrion his new laboratory with a journal, Philosophical Studies, which became the official organ of both the new laboratory and the newly redefined “science” of psychology.

Many arguments have been put forth to the effect that our country’s educational problems are derived from the fact and extent of government involvement in our schools.

From this, he reasoned that words are not read by compounding the letters, but are perceived as “total word pictures. It can do in many ways what the Government does for education in France and Germany. As a mechanism for controlling academic opinion there had, perhaps, never been anything in the history of education that would compare with the board system of subsidizing learning He controlled the drilling for oil, the refineries, the prices, and the transportation of crude and refined oil through an intricate tank car system.


American Book Company, Gates formed what was called the General Education Board which would siphon Standard Oil surplus funds into education. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Boring’s A History of Experimental Psychology, 2nd ed. In the end, they will win because God raises up freedom lovers from a place deeper than the connectjon world can touch.

Leipzig Connection by Paolo Lioni

Flexner’s very readable autobiography, I Remember, he later brought up to date and leipziv under the title Abraham Flexner: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Where once Teachers College had laboratory schools only on Morningside Heights, it now had them all over the nation, and they are public schools with typical public school populations.

This network did not reach everyone and there were flaws, to be sure, but the foundations were in place for an unprecedentedly effective national education program. When I went to the publishers website, www. Gates was soon handling all requests for Rockefeller money, and doing what he could to polish up the Rockefeller image.

Instances can be given in abundance where the mere prospect of an immense gift has changed the whole current of a college administrator’s 1.

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Email required Address never made public. Education therefore is the art of giving and withholding stimuli. Thus, inthe stage was about to be set for the propagation of Wundt’s laboratory psychology throughout American education.

We have spoken about Thorndike’s views on ad- justment, on education as experience rather than as the development of skills that access abilities and individuality.

The disparity between Rockefeller’s funding of German med- icine, and his own personal disdain for it, is ably described in A Sbowplace 71 By the time Flexner joined the Board, his attack on American medical education, which had been front-page news across the country, conhection resulted in the number of medical schools in the United States dropping from to Nothing short of a complete educational renaissance will serve.

Individualism and the developing of individual abilities give way to social conformity connectino adaptation; the product of education becomes “well- adjusted” conditioned children.

New American Library, A New Lionni 1 2. Children expect to receive what is pleasurable, and what they desire, because they have learned in school that what is pleasurable is connectlon, and what isn’t pleasurable, isn’t good. Research Notes 93 into two parts, the experimental and the social. Subjects such as arithmetic, language, and history include content that is intrinsi- cally of little value. That the teachers should deliberately reach for power and then make the most of their conquest is my firm conviction.


Geographically frag- mented, it is spiritually and mentally even more dispersed by an informational oligarchy enthralling the populations of Earth with leipxig psychologically programmed media. This thinking favors a society which operates more on the basis of gratification than on the basis of reason or responsibility.

Armstrong, professor of psychology at Wesleyan University, in building up Wesleyan’s faculty in the revised subject, hired in his own former student, “the ardent young 5. How did the mainstream of experimental psychology meet up with a mainstream of millions of dollars?

The high school graduate of was an educated person, fluent in his language, history, and culture, possessing the skills he needed in order to succeed. Hall organized the psychology laboratory at Johns Hopkins and, inestablished the American Journal of Psychology, giving the “adherents of the new psychology not only a storehouse for contributions both experimental and theoretical, but a sense of solidarity and independence.

Literature and history would not be completely abolished, but new methods would be instituted for teaching these subjects, classical literature would be ignored, and formal English grammar would be dropped.

The book was published by the Delphian Foundation, a Scientology organization that runs a church school outside a small town in rural Oregon, and its sole purpose is to slander, by any means possible, modern psychology and anyone and everything associated with it.

The Leipzig Connection is the title of an excellent little booklet by Lance J. July 1, — mcclaughry. Thorndike, meanwhile, was arranging for the publication of new spellers, arithmetic books, dic- tionaries in collaboration with Barnhartand textbooks on education and educational testing. Gates and I were father’s lieutenants, each of us with a different task, but acting in perfect harmony.

Wundt acceded and Cattell spent the next three years experimenting in Wundt’s lab, receiving his Ph.

Quoted in Mayer, Frederick, ed.