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Issue: 031, 28/05/28 p. 492
Heading: Phrenology
Category: Psychology   Medicine   Nervous System   Brain   Phrenology   
Topic: [Defence of Phrenology]
Person: EPPS, Dr.   GALL   SPURZHEIM   HARVEY   VESALIUS   
Letter Signed: H. W. D.

Issue: 037, 09/07/28 p. 588, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Astronomy), Para 6
Category: Astronomy   Psychology   Imagination   Scientific Hypotheses   Illusions   
Topic: The Moon. [Observers of the moon, it is suggested, are suggestible, looking at it "with the notion of land, and water, and mountains, in their heads". What they think they see adds weight to the fantasy of an eminent unnamed commentator they do not wish to offend]
Person: BAKER   

Issue: 046, 10/09/28 p. 731, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Anthropology), Para 7
Category: Medicine   Psychology   Psychosomatic Aspects of Disease   Sensory Illusions   
Topic: Hypochondriacs. [Sensory illusions in cases of "hypochondriasm"]
Person: CABANIS   

Issue: 052, 22/10/28 p. 828, Section: Popular Literature
Heading: Metaphysical, Para 8
Category: Psychology   Folklore   Dreams   Medicine   Sleep   
Topic: Dreams. [An ancient account of the nature and purpose of dreaming]
Source: Amyraldus de Religionibus, p. 123   

Issue: 054, 05/11/28 p. 860, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Anthropology), Para 10
Category: Psychology   Mental Disorders   Phobias   
Topic: Antipathies. [List of celebrated phobias, as, for example, Tycho Brahe`s fear of hares and foxes. Also one example of a food allergy]
Person: ULADISLAUS (King of Poland)   HENRY III (of France)   SCALIGER   ERASMUS   CARDONNE, Cardinal Henry de   BRAHE, Tycho   CARDAN   ARIOSTO   CRASSUS   LASCALLE, Caesar de   

Issue: 054, 05/11/28 p. 860, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Ornithology), Para 8
Category: Zoology   Ornithology   Psychology   Dreams   Literature   
Topic: Dreams of birds. [Do birds dream? Verse from the poet Dryden cited, in which "the little birds in dreams their songs repeat"]
Source: Dryden: Conquest of Mexico   

Issue: 055, 12/11/28 p. 876, Section: Popular Literature
Heading: Oneirological, Para 14
Category: Folklore   Psychology   Dreams   
Topic: Lucky Numbers. [Symbols in dreams, corresponding to numbers in ancient lore]
Source: Dictionnaire Infernal   

Issue: 055, 12/11/28 p. 877, Section: Popular Literature
Heading: Logical, Para 10
Category: Philosophy   Psychology   
Topic: Velocity of Reasoning. [Priestley, enquiring into "the operations of the mind", speaks of "the entrance of premises". The Athenaeum questions the verb used]
Person: PRIESTLEY, Dr.   
Source: Priestley`s Inquiry, 3rd edit,, p.319   

Issue: 056, 19/11/28 p. 891-892, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Mazology), Para 11
Category: Zoology   Animal Habits, Personality   Psychology   Dreams   
Topic: Credulity of the Editors of "The Medical Gazette". [Recent article lampooned in which it is claimed that the dog is the only animal that dreams, the elephant the only animal that feels "ennui", and, again, the dog the only animal that speaks]
Person: LEIBNITZ   

Issue: 056, 19/11/28 p. 892, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Anthropology), Para 12
Category: Anthropology   Psychology   Literature   Science   
Topic: Negroes. [Blumenbach has a "little library" of works by black writers which demonstrates their contribution to every area of "taste" and "science"]
Person: BLUMENBACH   

Issue: 057, 26/11/28 p. 909, Section: Popular Literature
Heading: Astrological, Para 16
Category: Philosophy   Astrology   Psychology   
Topic: Influence of the Stars. [Astrology addresses the animal instincts in mankind but not the reason]
Source: Johannes de Indagine, Chron.   

Issue: 057, 26/11/28 p. 909, Section: Popular Literature
Heading: Oneirological, Para 15
Category: Psychology   Philosophy   Dreams   Clairvoyance   
Topic: Reality of Apparitions in Dreams. [The imagination is such a powerful force, according to Lavater, that it can make the person using it simultaneously appear in the mind of an absent friend. If this be the case, the Athenaeum asks, how can the dead appear in the dreams of the living?]
Source: Lavater, iii. 8   

Issue: 059, 10/12/28 p. 939, Section: Popular Literature
Heading: Oneirological, Para 15
Category: Philosophy   Psychology   Metaphysics   The Soul   
Topic: Vehicular State. [Tucker`s theory on the means of communication between souls after death and their methods of travelling]
Person: TUCKER   

Issue: 063, 07/01/29 p. 14, Section: Popular Literature
Heading: Oneirological, Para 14
Category: Psychology   Philosophy   Dreams   
Topic: Pleasures of Dreaming. [If we dreamed the same thing every night, dreaming would seem to have more substance and power to affect our moods]
Source: Pascal: Pensees   

Issue: 065, 21/01/29 p. 46, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Anthropology), Para 12
Category: Medicine   Psychosomatic Aspects of Disease   Psychology   Psychic Phenomena   Magic   
Topic: Singular Fancies of Hypochondriacs, Etc. [An example of sensory illusion; examples of a malign auto-suggestion in women allegedly influenced by horrible sights while pregnant; also an example of synecdochism or sympathetic magic]
Person: PASCAL   MALEBRANCHE, M.   LAVATER   
Source: Dictionnaire Infernal   

Issue: 066, 28/01/29 p. 63, Section: Popular Literature
Heading: Oneirological, Para 11
Category: Medicine   Psychology   Pregnancy   Folklore   Dreams   
Topic: A Five Days` Dream. [Account of a rare manuscript in the British Museum, about a patient of St. Bartholomew`s Hospital, Nicholas Heart. Heart slept for five days every August, as his mother had done in her labour, before awakening to give birth to him. He and his mother dreamed the same dream every year]
Person: MORGAN, William   PAIMER, John   HEART, Nicholas   

Issue: 067, 04/02/29 p. 78, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Mazology), Para 9
Category: Zoology   Animal Habits, Personality   Animal Psychology   
Topic: Apes not rational. [The Gibraltar apes warm themselves at the soldiers` smouldering fires but never think to add more wood]

Issue: 069, 18/02/29 p. 111, Section: Popular Literature
Heading: Oneirological, Para 11
Category: Psychology   Philosophy   Dreams   Literature   
Topic: Good and Bad Dreams. [Relationship between waking and sleeping explored in classical literature]
Person: CICERO   ENNIUS   HOMER   ARISTHEUS   PHILOSTRATUS   VIVES   
Source: Vives: De Causis Corrupt. Art.   Miscellanea Curiosa   

Issue: 069, 18/02/29 p. 97
Heading: Modern English Wit. No. I
Category: Philosophy   Psychology   Science   
Topic: [Essay on wit, containing a sardonic reference to] the great improvement which has taken place in the feelings of society, the taste for discussion upon important questions, the very thinking habits of the present age, - short, Sir, the disposition to study THINGS [which] allow[s] no room for that play upon WORDS which delighted our ancestors.
Person: SMITH, Sir Sidney   JEFFREY   BROUGHAM   SHAKESPEARE   CERVANTES   RABELAIS   STERNE   SWIFT, Dean   RICHTER   

Issue: 076, 08/04/29 p. 217-218
Heading: The Museum of Thoughts. IV.--Novalis
Category: Science   Philosophy   Logic   Metaphysics   Psychology   Chemistry   Physics   Mathematics   Poetry   Literature   
Topic: [A series of definitions of the nature of thought and thinking]

Issue: 077, 15/04/29 p. 225
Heading: Autographs
Category: Psychology   Communication   
Topic: [Can one tell character from handwriting? The article contains comments on certain occult arts which are not taken seriously and impressions of the handwriting of eminent persons]
Person: CARSTAIRS, Mr.   

Issue: 078, 22/04/29 p. 248
Heading: Influence of the senses of animals upon the intelligence
Category: Anthropology   Morphology   Psychology   Philosophy   Animal Habits, Personality   
Topic: [Relationship of body and soul. The usefulness of human hands as tools or instruments]
Person: GALEN   HIPPOCRATES   ANAXAGORAS   ARISTOTLE   

Issue: 079, 29/04/29 p. 271
Heading: Effect of Intellectual Pursuits on the Human Frame
Category: Philosophy   Psychology   
Topic: [Stages of life. Role of the senses, feelings, mind and imagination in youth, middle- and old age]

Issue: 089, 08/07/29 p. 431, Section: Varieties
Heading: Hydrophobia from Bathing Feet in Cold Water, Para 4
Category: Medicine   Psychology   Phobias   Hydrophobia   
Topic: [Case of a man who experienced the symptoms of hydrophobia after washing his feet]
Person: BARTH, Dr. [German physician and author]   
Source: Barth`s Medical Observations   

Issue: 093, 05/08/29 p. 487-488
Heading: Shades of the Dead.--No. IV. (The Humourists:I). Sir Thomas Browne
Category: History Of Science   Philosophy   Psychology   Literature   Science   Religion   
Topic: [Survey of the writings of Sir Thomas Browne, defining humour as opposed to satire, "the grotesque", or wit. The article contains allusions to Browne`s work in "the natural philosophy of his age"]
Person: BROWNE, Sir Thomas   SHAKESPEARE   GOETHE   PLUTARCH   
Ed`s Mark: W. D.

Issue: 106, 04/11/29 p. 694-695
Heading: Shades of the Dead.--No. XI. Joan of Arc
Category: Social Anthropology   Folklore   Psychology   Philosophy   Imagination   
Topic: [The story of Joan of Arc, containing suggestions as to the psychology of women]
Person: JOAN OF ARC   TURNER, Mr. Sharon   
Source: Turner: History of England during the Middle Ages   

Issue: 115, 09/01/30 p. 10-12
Heading: On the Scotch Spirit
Category: Scotland   Psychology   Philosophy   Social Sciences   Sociology   Public Opinion   Politics   
Topic: [Is there truly a Scottish national character?]
Person: MELVILLE, Lord   BUTE, Lord   HUME   BEATTIE   REID, Thomas   LOCKE   BERKELEY, Bishop   MILL   STEWART, Dugald   COUSIN, M.   FICHTE   CHAMPOLLION   YOUNG   CHALMERS   SCHLEGEL   GOETHE   SCOTT, Sir Walter   SHAKESPEARE   FIELDING   
Source: Edinburgh Review   Guesses at Truth   
Institution: East India Company   Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge   

Issue: 119, 06/02/30 p. 65
Heading: On Education. First Conversation. Eubulus and Philochares. Munich, Jan. 8 (Continuation next week)
Category: Education   Children   Psychology   Mental Development   Philosophy   Folklore   Popularization Of Science   Natural History   
Topic: [Dialogue, in which the father of a motherless boy, sets out before a confidante, the philosophy of education which will make good his son`s lack]
Person: BROTHERS GRIMM   RITSON   PERCY   PARRY   
Source: Bewick: Quadrupeds   Arabian Nights   
Dramatic Dialogue
Issue: 120, 13/02/30 p. 90-91
Heading: On Education. First Conversation.--Part II. Eubulus and Philochares
Category: Education   Children   Science   Natural History   Folklore   Geography   Psychology   Mental Development   Popularization Of Science   
Topic: [Second dialogue in the philosophy of education]
Dramatic Dialogue
Issue: 120, 13/02/30 p. 91
Heading: Paganini
Category: Medicine   Voice   Respiratory System   Tuberculosis   Psychology   Mental Development   Music   
Topic: [Biographical essay on the genius of Paganini and the nature of musical genius, containing descriptions of consumptive symptoms]
Person: PAGANINI   LAPHALEQUE, M. de   
Essay
Issue: 126, 27/03/30 p. 187
Heading: Royal College of Physicians
Category: Medicine   Circulatory System   Respiratory System   Psychosomatic Aspects of Disease   Psychology   Phrenology   
Topic: Apoplexy of the lungs, coincident with thickening of the mitral valves of the heart. [The paper given is described as full of "classical and poetical" quotations. The author puts the increase in heart disease down to the "strenuous efforts with which the most powerful emotions are endeavoured to be concealed or suppressed" rather than "the feelings they seek to hide"]
Person: HALFORD, Sir Henry   BISHOP OF BRISTOL   BISHOP OF ST. ASAPH   WILSON, James   
Institution: Royal College of Physicians   
Paper, March, 1830
Issue: 132, 08/05/30 p. 281
Heading: Habits
Category: Medicine   Morbid Processes   Health   Psychology   Ethics   Addiction And Temperance   
Topic: [Humorous essay denigrating a list of habits: swearing, alcohol, tea-drinking, smoking, taking snuff, and chewing tobacco. A cynical exception is made for coffee and sugar because they bring in taxes]
Essay Signed: "J."

Issue: 136, 05/06/30 p. 350
Heading: Japan, Para 12
Category: Geography   Japan   Psychology   Sociology   Public Opinion   Politics   
Topic: [Kotzebue attributes the insularity of the Japanese people to repression by a despotic government]
Person: KOTZEBUE   KRUSENSTERN   

Issue: 137, 12/06/30 p. 362-363
Heading: Theory of Colour. Royal Institution. Conversazione, Friday, June 4
Category: Physics   Optics   Light   Psychology   Philosophy   Medicine   Nervous System   Sense Organs   The Eye   Sight   Vision   Art   
Topic: [Brockedon on colour. Its pleasure and interest. The spectrum. Primary or "primitive" colours. Complementary or "antagonist" colours. White and black. Black letters on printed posters "much modified by the complementary hue of the surrounding ground". "The radiated membrane" recently discovered in the human eye. An invention by Mr. Field to help artists gauge the effects of different colour combinations]
Person: BROCKEDON   FERGUSON   NEWTON, Sir Isaac   FIELD   
Source: Ferguson: Lectures - Optics   
Institution: Royal Institution   
Lecture, 04/06/1830 Ed`s Mark: PARKE

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Reviews

Issue: 063, 07/01/29 p. 8
Heading: Catalogue Raisonne of Recent Publications
Category: Medicine   Natural History   Psychology   Philosophy   
Title: The Origin of Life, the Cause of Diseases, and the Source of our Feelings and Senses Explained and Demonstrated
Author: MORRISON, James   
Attribution: "The Hygeist"

Issue: 086, 17/06/29 p. 373
Heading: Phenomena of the Human Mind
Category: Philosophy   Psychology   Science   
Title: Analysis of the Phenomena of the Human Mind
Author: MILL, James   
Attribution: Author of the "History of British India" and "Elements of Political Economy"

Issue: 088, 01/07/29 p. 404-406
Heading: Phenomena of the Human Mind
Category: Philosophy   Psychology   Science   
Title: Analysis of the Phenomena of the Human Mind. (Concluded from p. 373) [Second notice]
Author: MILL, James   

Issue: 117, 23/01/30 p. 39-40
Heading: Extraordinary Somnambulist
Category: Medicine   Psychology   Insanity   Philosophy   Occultism   Hypnotism   Psychic Phenomena   Poetry   
Title: Die Scherin von Prevorst; i.e. The Prophetess of Prevorst: a Revelation of the Inner Life of Man, and of the Communication of a World of Spirits with our own
Author: KERNER, Justinus   
Attribution: "A Swabian physician, at Weinsberg"
1829
Issue: 118, 30/01/30 p. 52-53
Heading: Love of Knowledge
Category: Popularization Of Science   Engineering   Canals   Psychology   Mental Development   
Title: The Pursuit of Knowledge under Difficulties; with Illustrations. Part VIII. of the Library of Entertaining Knowledge
Author: KNIGHT, Charles   
Institution: Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge   

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