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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...

Types of Children

By Margaret Lowenfeld Lectures in aid of the Children’s Clinic, which is now evacuate from London, exists to help parents and teachers to an understanding of all forms of childre...

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...

Violence and Power

By Margaret Lowenfeld One of the characteristics of many small children is the violence of their attacks of screaming (as infants) throwing objects and at times banging heads again...

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...

Breast-Feeding

By Margaret Lowenfeld A good deal of work has recently been done, reports of some of which are on the eve of publication, showing, among other things, the difference between the es...

Objective Record of Children’s Phantasies

By Margaret Lowenfeld The material of children’s thought differs in certain important particulars from the material available for adult thought. It is subjective, limited, connec...

The Significance of Play

By Margaret Lowenfeld The word “PLAY” in the English language is curiously rich in its meaning. It is used for games, for the theatre- ”let us now go and see a play”—...

Violence and Power

By Margaret Lowenfeld One of the characteristics of many small children is the violence of their attacks of screaming (as infants) throwing objects and at times banging heads again...

Difficult, Nervous and Delinquent Children

By Margaret Lowenfeld The training outlined in this provisional syllabus is designed for post-graduate men and women of all faculties. It owes its present shape to a demand arising...

Poleidoblocs

By Margaret Lowenfeld In setting out to teach mathematics to children or to design a mathematics learning programme for a school system, the situation confronting the teacher, dire...

Psychogenic factors in Disease in Childhood

By Margaret Lowenfeld Consideration of the attitude of mankind towards disease and physical suffering, shows the existence of two streams of thought. In early days religion and, in...

Organisation and the Rheumatic Child

By Margaret Lowenfeld RHEUMATISM in childhood has been known since the early nineteenth century, but it is only within recent years that the numerical extent of the disease has bee...

The Design of Nursery Schools Today

By Margaret Lowenfeld The 1944 Education Act, for the first time in English history, accepts the idea that it is the child that matters, and that schools and curricula should accor...

Nature of Children’s Phantasy

By Margaret Lowenfeld I propose this evening to demonstrate to you a form of psychotherapeutic treatment which I have successfully employed in dealing with children and adolescents...

Training of Child Psychotherapists

By Margaret Lowenfeld Before we proceed to the question of training in child psychotherapy, it is essential to spend a few minutes considering the nature of child psychotherapy its...

Child Psychiatry and Children’s Medicine

By Margaret Lowenfeld The subject I have been asked to put before you today is a discussion of the relation between Child Psychiatry and Children’s Medicine. I submit that th...

The Modern Child and Toys

By Margaret Lowenfeld Toys are to a child what a grown-up is represented by his power of speech, his pen, pencil and typewriter, his motor car, his bicycle, his power of acting, co...

One Parent Family

By Margaret Lowenfeld There are large numbers of children the have only one parent. Statistics are available of approximate numbers, but from the point of view of the teacher, thes...

Topical Problems of Psychotherapy

By Margaret Lowenfeld The technical psychotherapeutic procedure called “The World Technique” arose gradually through direct psychotherapeutic work with children, in London. It ...
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