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1 Boring, Edwin The Physiology of Consciousness. Offprint, reprinted from Science, January 8, 1932
No Place No Publisher no Wraps Good 
Printed wraps. No publisher, place or date, presumed circa 1932. A short piece presenting a somewhat philosophical argument asserting that introspection is a method of observation of certain events of the brain, referring to the work of Wundt, Tichener and others. This piece seems to seek a bridge between psychology and science, in an effort to explore consciousness. GOOD+ condition. Minor browning and wrinkling to the wraps. Light soiling. 
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2 Boring, Edwin G. Introspection in Dementia Precox. Offprint from the American Journal of Psychology, April 1913
No Place No Publisher 1913 no Wraps Good 
No publisher, place or date, presumed circa 1913. Light blue printed wraps. A study and critique of the use of introspection to as a method of psychology in the study of a subject. Boring discusses its limited use with the insane, as well a study of its use on some patients with dementia. Edwin Boring was an American experimental psychologist, involved with intelligence testing during World War I, as well as optical illusion research. This resulted in the 'Boring Figure' as well as research in the appearance of the moon (see Wikipedia). GOOD condition. Minor soiling, uneven browning and fading, with moderate darkening along the extremities. Light toning to the paper. 
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3 Boring, Edwin G. The Control of Attitude in Psychophysical Experiments. Offprint
No Place No Publisher no Wraps Good 
No publisher, place or date. Presumed circa 1920. Printed wraps. An offprint, reprinted from The Psychological Review Vol. 27 No 6, November, 1920. A short piece on the work of Godfrey Thomson and his discussion of mathematical logic of psychophysics, questioning some of the findings. Edwin Boring was an American experimental psychologist, involved with intelligence testing during World War I, as well as optical illusion research. This resulted in the 'Boring Figure' as well as research in the appearance of the moon (see Wikipedia). GOOD condition.. Minor soiling, uneven browning and fading, especially along the extremities. Minor scuffing. Toning to the paper. Minor dampstaining affecting the lower page edges. Several pages unopened in the interior 
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4 Boring, Edwin; Holway, Alfred The Moon Illusion and the Angle of Regard. Offprint from the American Journal of Psychology.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A. American Journal of Psychology, Publisher 1940 no Wraps Good 
Printed wraps. Offprint from the January 1940 issue of the American Journal of Psychology. In this Boring and Holway, discussing their experiments and findings with regard to the perceived size of the moon at the horizon versus other heights in the sky. This includes a look at the factor of posture, presenting a scientific look at their findings. Edwin Boring was an American experimental psychologist, involved with intelligence testing during World War I, as well as optical illusion research. This resulted in the 'Boring Figure' as well as noted research in the appearance of the moon (see Wikipedia). GOOD+ condition. Uneven fading and toning to the wraps. Light curling at the corners. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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5 Boring, Edwin; Holway, Alfred. The Apparent Size of the Moon as a Function of the Angle of Regard: Further Experiments. Offprint from the American Journal of Psychology
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A. American Journal of Psychology, Publisher 1940 no Wraps Good 
Printed wraps. Offprint from the October 1940 issue of the American Journal of Psychology. With a few photos. In this Boring and Holway, discussing their experiments and findings with regard to the perceived size mirrored images of the moon and sun at the horizon versus other heights in the sky. Edwin Boring was an American experimental psychologist, involved with intelligence testing during World War I, as well as optical illusion research. This resulted in the 'Boring Figure' as well as noted research in the appearance of the moon (see Wikipedia). GOOD+ condition. Uneven fading and toning to the wraps. Light curling at the corners. 
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6 Boring, Edwin; Titchener, Edward Sir Thomas Wrightson's Theory of Hearing. Offprint. Reprinted from the American Journal of Psychology April, 1920
No Place No Publisher no Wraps Good 
No publisher or place. Presumed circa 1920. Printed wraps. A short piece both critiquing and commenting favorably on, on Thomas Wrightson's theory of hearing, discussing theories of auditory perception, etc. Written by Edwin Boring and Edward Tichener, two experimental psychologists. GOOD condition. Toning, minor soiling and fading to the piece. 
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7 Falender, Carol A.;Shafranske, Edward P. Clinical Supervision: A Competency-Based Approach
Washington, D.C., U.S.A. American Psychological Association 2004 1591471192 / 9781591471196 Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 
348 pp., including index. A 'scholarly approach to a complex process that examines all aspects of competency in clinical supervision.' This includes chapters on diversity and ethics. NEAR FINE condition. Light rubbing and curling along the jacket extremities. Minor fading to the book. Interior clean and solid. 
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8 Gough, Evelyn The Effects of Practice on Judgments of Absolute Pitch. Archives of Psychology. No. 47
New York Archives of Psychology 1922 no Wraps Good 
93 pp. A psychological study of a musician's or person's ability to identify and replicate the pitch of notes through practice. GOOD condition. Remains of sticker adhesive on the upper front cover. Minor soiling. Some creasing and curling along the extremities. 
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9 indner, Robert. Glueck, Sheldon and Eleanor, authors of Introduction Rebel Without a Cause. The Hypnoanalysis of a Criminal Psychopath.
London Research Books 1945 no Hard Cover Good No Jacket 
First British edition. Hard cover. No jacket. 259 pages including index. An examination of certain subjects and their criminal behavior. The 1955 movie of the same name borrows this title but does not reference the book. In GOOD condition with heavy scuffing to the covers. General fading and minor to moderate soiling. Extremities bumped and scuffed, mostly to the corners and head and foot of the spine. Interior solid with general toning to the pages. Minor scattered soiling. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10 Lankton, Stephen; Zeig, Jeffrey (editors) Difficult Contexts For Therapy. Ericksonian Monographs Number 10
New York Brunner/Mazel 1995 0876307497 / 9780876307496 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 
142 pp. A collection of essays examining the ramifications of the teachings of Milton Erickson on a variety of practices of psychology. This includes hypnosis as well as the treatment of adolescents and children, etc. VERY GOOD condition. Minor fading and soiling to the covers. Light scuffing and edgewear. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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11 Lukas, Elisabeth S. Meaning in Suffering: Comfort in Crisis Through Logotherapy
Berkeley Institute of Logotherapy Press 1986 091786705x / 9780917867057 Trade Paperback Good 
159 pp. A detailed discussion of the principles of logotherapy and its use in alleviating crisis situations. GOOD condition. Some toning to the covers. Minor toning and creasing. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12 Lukas, Elisabeth S. Meaningful living: Logotherapeutic guide to health
Cambridge Schenkman 1984 0870736868 / 9780870736865 Trade Paperback Good 
140 pp. A guide to various techniques that can be used by logotherapists and patients to best utilizae the practice of logotherapy. GOOD condition. Faint general dampstaining and browning to the covers. Minor soiling and creasing. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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13 Pierce, Frederick Mobilizing the Mid-Brain. The technique for Utilizing Its Latent Power.
New York E.P Dutton 1924 no First Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket Signed by Author
First edition. Hard cover. No jacket, perhaps as issued. SIGNED and DEDICATED by the author to Izette de Forest, a psychoanalyst and author of a book "The Leaven of Love." 259 pages. An early work examining auto or self-suggestion and the unconscious mind, and perhaps the first giving concrete methods to tap into this power, through a process called decubitis. In GOOD condition. General minor fading to the covers, with heavy fading to the spine. Minor soiling. Some bumping to the extremities. Top page edges foxed, with very minor foxing to the preliminaries. Interior otherwise clean and solid. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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14 Stekel, Wilhelm Der Fetischismus. Dargestellt Fur Arzte und Kriminalogen
Berlin Urban and Schwarzenberg 1923 no Hard Cover Poor No Jacket 
Believed first edition. Hard cover. No jacket. 603 pages including index. With 54 in page small illustrations, some depicting graphic sexual situations. ALL TEXT IN GERMAN. A work examining various fetishes and fetishism, including orthopedic fetishes, sadism, etc, geared toward doctors and criminologists. In POOR/FAIR condition. Backstrip is completely DETACHED with some of it present but laid into the book. Binding is very weak, with the covers almost coming loose. Heavy scuffing to the extremities of the book; minor scuffing to the covers. Minor soiling with uneven minor fading and darkening. Text block is clean and solid, with moderate darkening to the pages. First front endpaper DETACHED. In POOR/FAIR condition with a very weak binding. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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