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The Mosaic Test

By Margaret Lowenfeld The Mosaic test arose out of a desire to find means through which individual difference between person and person could be expressed in a standardised medium....

The Future of Preventive Psychology

By Margaret Lowenfeld Modern clinical psychology urges the importance for the child’s whole emotional future of the attitude of the mother to him during the time of breast or bot...

Emotional & Intellectual Development

By Margaret Lowenfeld What I have planned in this first lecture is to put before you certain basic facts concerning the normal course of development of children which you can use a...

Human Milk in the Later and Early Periods of Lactation

By Margaret Lowenfeld A previous investigation gave the variations in the chemical composition of normal human colostrum and early milk (Lowenfeld, Widdows, Bond and Taylor, 1927)....

Behaviour Problems in the Nursery

By Margaret Lowenfeld Every mother and every children’s nurse who wishes to handle her children wisely is faced with the same problem: how to combine sympathy and freedom with di...

The Adolescents Search for Identity

By Margaret Lowenfeld My task is to attempt to present an approach to adolescent problems, which may seem an unusual one. My theme is the adolescent in 1966: what is his situation?...

Breastfeeding – January

By Margaret Lowenfeld In dealing with difficult cases of breastfeeding the only thing of certain value is to understand the principles lying behind rules that are given for the ma...

Group Play Therapy

By Margaret Lowenfeld There is the diagnostic play group, in which the behavior of children at play both in regard to each other and their relation to material is observed, and the...

Mosaic Test: Predicting School Readiness in School Children

Dr Margaret Lowenfeld The aim of the present study was to determine whether or not the Lowenfeld Mosaic test might prove useful in predicting school readiness or unreadiness in chi...

Poleidoblocs in Nurse and Infant Classrooms

By Margaret Lowenfeld For generations the use of tactile structured materials has been advocated by eminent psychologists and educators as essential for children’s learning a...

Demonstration of Pre-Verbal and Symbolic Thinking

By Margaret Lowenfeld In this demonstration are presented: Actual Worlds: Four actual Worlds (A-D), as made by children and reset-up from the working diagrams recorded at the sessi...

Human Milk: Method of Extraction and Fat Percentage

By Margaret Lowenfeld The fat content of both cow’s and human milk is a subject on which much work has been done, and though certain facts are now well established there is still...

Nursery Schools

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 director, and ...

Fitness for Play

By Margaret Lowenfeld Summary of lectures in a series on “Mental hygiene as a problem of national fitness”, given under the auspices of the National Council for Ment...

Poleidoblocs G Instructions

By Margaret Lowenfeld The Contents of Poleidoblocs G.

Universals and Cultural Regularities

Experience over a generation with the use of projective techniques in field research has demonstrated that, where tests – particularly a battery of diversified tests- have been c...

On Protosystem Thinking & Lowenfeld Projective Play Therapy

by Thérese Woodcock on work by Margaret Lowenfeld Before we come to consider Lowenfeld’s concept of Protosystem Thinking, it may be useful to consider the more general, idea of ...

Task for Two

By Margaret Lowenfeld In studying the adult the facts that come to light are the results of events and processes started in early life. In work with children we are in direct conta...

Renaissance of Voluntary Enterprise in Medicine

By Margaret Lowenfeld In every age the struggle for progress towards a sound society crystallises around a different issue: for example, the struggle for religious freedom, or for ...
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