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Freedom and Discipline: Part 2

By Margaret Lowenfeld A very grave obstacle meets us at the outset in any attempt to define discipline in education. This is the intimate connection, particularly evident in Englan...

Unrealised Factors in Attitudes on Health

By Margaret Lowenfeld It seems to me that a study of this kind gives a few suggestions, as have other team studies on the cultural pat- terns and personality characteristics of any...

Play in the Psycho therapy of Childhood

By Margaret Lowenfeld Theories have been put forward concerning children’s play which relate it to phylogeny and to an impulse towards preparation for life.

Structure of the Mento-Emotional Processes

By Margaret Lowenfeld I have before me today a very difficult task and one I feel I shall only very partially be able to fill. It is with considerable difference I approach it at a...

Review of Mosaic Test

To Dr. Lowenfeld belongs the credit of having first described the technique now flown as play therapy, used for the diagnosis and treatment of the psychological disturbances of ch...

Voluntary Enterprise in Medicine

By Margaret Lowenfeld   The author of this article is chiefly known for her work as a psycho-therapist. At the Institute of Child Psychology, of which she is honorary directo...

World Pictures of Children

This book was kept in the collection of Ville Anderson, colleague and close friend of Margaret Lowenfeld. Ville Andersen trained under Margaret Lowenfeld at the I.C.P. in the early...

Communication with Children

By Dr Margaret Lowenfeld As the speed and the effectiveness of physical transit over the face of the globe increases daily, the achievement of effective communication between indiv...

Communicating the Uncommunicable

By Thérèse Woodcock Today I am going to tell you something about the use of an expressive tool called the Lowenfeld Mosaics. The Mosaics was devised by Dr Margaret Lowenfeld, a p...

The Socially Maladjusted Child

By Margaret Lowenfeld A small boy stands at the edge of the school playground looking longingly at a group of children playing twos and threes. He would so like to join them; he ki...

A Study of Non-Verbal Thought

By Margaret Lowenfeld Although it is impossible, because of the width and variety of its range, to devise a formal definition for thought, it is generally held at present that ther...

Prospectus of Training Courses

By Margaret Lowenfeld The Institute of Child Psychology offers facilities for training to men and women who are interested in the causation and relief of the psychological difficul...

A Patchwork of Mosaics

By Thérèse Woodcock My interest in the use of the Lowenfeld Mosaic Test in the the study of cultural differences was first aroused by Dr. Rhoda Metraux when she came to the Inst...

Study of the Child’s Mind

By Margaret Lowenfeld The difficulty which faces every student of the human mind, whether he be philosopher, psychologist, anthropologist or clinical psycho-pathologist, is that th...

Specific Language Disability

By Margaret Lowenfeld SIR,—The annotation on specific language disability brings up a subject of considerable importance. Apart from the question of a possible neurological diso...

Study of Preverbal ‘Thinking’

By Margaret Lowenfeld   The subject of this paper is a child’s relation to his experience of his own body, his bodily sensations and movements, the things that happen to...

Poleidoblocs in Infant Schools

By Margaret Lowenfeld Poleidoblocs are a set of objects designed to call out certain reactions and responses in children. They are cut in shapes like those a child sees all around ...

Asthma in Childhood

By Margaret Lowenfeld So much has been written about asthma, and even asthma in childhood, that it is impossible to make an adequate review of it. I propose therefore instead to ma...

Play as Therapy

By Margaret Lowenfeld Every small child stands in a double relationship to life. On the one hand he is ignorant, helpless and entirely at the mercy of the surrounding adults. On th...
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