A comprehensive and scholarly treatment of the subject designed for both a text book and parents and teachers' market. Aimed primarily toward those who are engaged in or plan to do work with young people, the author integrates a technical approach to the whole subject of psychology with summaries and statistics concerning the peculiar problems confronted in the education process. Beginning with a general survey of current psychological studies and findings in the matter of mental abilities, faculties, and the elements of the intellectual processes and motive forces, the author proceeds to a more precise examination of the particular psychological elements which have a direct bearing upon instruction. A great many problems are discussed, always with a reference to the great mass of accepted data in the field of psychology. An appendix with correlation and other statistical terms, name and subject indices and tables and diagrams round out the text. The author is Emeritus Professor of Education in the University of Birmingham, England.