Review of An Outline of Psychobiology

James R. Angell
1915 Psychological bulletin  
Professor Dunlap has given us an excellent manual which is sure to find an appreciative public when once the significance of the rather formidable title is understood. "Psychobiology" has hardly as yet won a place in our terminology and it may be doubted whether one person in ten would at all suspect the content of this book from an inspection of the label. Moreover, after one has made inspection, the extreme preponderance of the biology in it over anything conventionally connected with
more » ... gy, impels one to question still further the propriety of the title. However, "What's in a name?", the main thing is the material itself and that is certainly good. The author has brought together in compact form the information concerning the body structures and functions most essential for students of psychology. We have accordingly chapters on the cell, the adult tissues, muscular tissue, nervous tissue, afferent and efferent neurons, gross relations of the nerves, spinal cord, brain and other ganglia; the visceral division of the nervous system, glands,
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