The eight lectures on the elementary psychology of feeling and
attention which make up this little book were read during the author's tenure of
a nonresident lectureship in psychology at Columbia University, February, 1908.
Topics covered includes: Sensation and it Attributes; Sensation and Affection:
the Criteria of Affection, The Affections as Gefühlsempfindungen, The
Tridimensional Theory of Feeling, Attention as Sensory Clearness, The Laws of
Attention, and Affection and Attention.
This book to helps students to organize
their thinking about psychology at a conceptual level. It maintains content and
conceptual rigor, with a strong focus on the fundamental principles of
empiricism and the scientific method.