Published in 1901, this guidebook was intended to place "before teachers and others who have to do with children some facts concerning the bodily and mental lives of children." In the form of notes, Thorndike discusses topics such as “The Physical Growth of Children,” “Learned Reactions,” “The Emotional Life of Children,” and “Adolescence.”
About the Author
Edward Lee Thorndike (1874-1939) was an American psychologist of the behaviorist school, whose career focused on the learning process and educational psychology. Among his works are Educational Psychology (1903), Animal Intelligence (1911), and The Psychology of Wants, Interests, and Attitudes (1935).