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Applied Psychology: Making Your Own World   By: (1874-1958)

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Applied Psychology

MAKING YOUR OWN WORLD

Being the Second of a Series of Twelve Volumes on the Applications of Psychology to the Problems of Personal and Business Efficiency

BY WARREN HILTON, A.B., L.L.B. FOUNDER OF THE SOCIETY OF APPLIED PSYCHOLOGY

ISSUED UNDER THE AUSPICES OF THE LITERARY DIGEST FOR The Society of Applied Psychology NEW YORK AND LONDON 1920

COPYRIGHT 1914 BY THE APPLIED PSYCHOLOGY PRESS SAN FRANCISCO

CONTENTS

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I. THE TWO FUNDAMENTAL PROCESSES OF MIND

MIND AS A MEANS TO ATTAINMENT 3 THREE POSTULATES FOR THIS COURSE 4 EXPERIENCE AND ABSTRACTIONS 5 PRIMARY MENTAL OPERATIONS 6

II. SENSATIONS AND OUR PERCEPTION OF THEM

MIND'S SOURCE OF SUPPLIES 9 DOES MATTER EXIST? 10 FIRST HAND KNOWLEDGE 11 SECOND HAND KNOWLEDGE 12 ETHERIC VIBRATIONS AS CAUSING SENSATIONS 13 THE ROAD TO PERCEPTION 14 THE PLACE WHERE SENSATION OCCURS 15 LABORATORY PROOF OF SENSE PERCEPTIVE PROCESS 16 REACTION TIME 17 THE HUMAN TELEPHONE 18 THE LIVING TELEGRAPH 19 THE SIX STEPS TO REACTION 20 UNOPENED MENTAL MAIL 21 SELECTIVE PROCESS THAT DETERMINES CONDUCT 22 IN TUNE WITH LIFE INTEREST 23 PRACTICAL ASPECTS OF PERCEPTION PROCESS 24

III. SENSORY ILLUSIONS AND SUGGESTIONS FOR THEIR USE

UNRELIABILITY OF SENSE ORGANS 27 BEING AND SEEMING 29 USE OF ILLUSIONS IN BUSINESS 31 MAKING AN ARTICLE LOOK BIG 32 TESTING THE CONFIDENTIAL MAN 33 TESTS FOR CREDULITY 34 WHAT COLORS LOOK NEAREST 35 TESTING THE RANGE OF ATTENTION 36 A GUIDE TO OCCUPATIONAL SELECTION 37 TEST FOR ATTENTION TO DETAILS 38 OTHER BUSINESS APPLICATIONS 39

IV. INWARDNESS OF ENVIRONMENT

FACTORS OF SUCCESS OR FAILURE 43 SHOULD SEEING BE BELIEVING? 44 HEARING THE LIGHTNING 46 IMPORTANCE OF THE MENTAL MAKE UP 47 UNREALITY OF "THE REAL" 48 "THINGS" AND THEIR MENTAL DUPLICATES 49 EFFECT OF CLOSING ONE'S EYES 50 IF MATTER WERE ANNIHILATED 51 IF MIND WERE ANNIHILATED 52 AS MANY WORLDS AS MINDS 53

V. ESSENTIAL LAW OF PRACTICAL SELF MASTERY

OPTION AND OPPORTUNITY 57 PRE ARRANGING YOUR CONSCIOUSNESS 58 HOW TO DEFINITELY SELECT ITS ELEMENTS 59 AN INFALLIBLE RECIPE FOR SELF POSSESSION 60 USING "UNSEEN EAR PROTECTORS" 61 HOW TO AVOID WORRY, MELANCHOLY 62 PUTTING CIRCUMSTANCES UNDER FOOT 63 RUNNING YOUR MENTAL FACTORY 64 ACQUIRING MENTAL BALANCE 65 DISSIPATING MENTAL SPECTERS 66 HOW TO CONTROL YOUR DESTINY 67

CHAPTER I

THE TWO FUNDAMENTAL PROCESSES OF MIND

[Sidenote: Mind as a Means to Achievement ]

In the preceding book, "Psychology and Achievement," we established the truth of two propositions:

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