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This stimulating book will appeal not only to the author’s fellow psychologists, but also to students of language, government, law, and sociology, and to all who are seriously interested in human behavior. In the earlier chapters, Edward Thorndike describes and discusses the mental equipment with which man comes into the world, the learning process and its modifying influence, and the general effects of human relationships. The later chapters deal in greater detail with language, man’s greatest invention and most important tool, and with the psychology of government, punishment, and welfare.