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Book Review.

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"Memory Training," by W. L. Evans, M. A., is a little volume which announces itself as a complete and practical system of developing and training the memory and is "dedicated to the student who masters it." The author divides his subject into two parts. The physiological and the psychological sides considering memory as a "double faced unity." The system taught here does not very greatly from all the others "invented" or discovered of late years. It is a very elaborate system of forcing the mind to follow numerous links in a chain of suggestions till the final object-the thing to be remembered-is reached. The connection between these links is so slight sometimes as to be more amusing than impressive. To the reviewer's mind it takes a good memory to learn to remember according to the system here given. Its use seems more apparent in the education of the young, who generally do not need it, than for failing memories.

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