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Science: Pigeons & People

By studying how animals behave, experimental psychologists hope eventually to get a better understanding of why complex humans behave as they do. Often the...

The Press: Synergistic Scheme of Things

Del Mar, Calif., 18 miles north of San Diego, is a pleasant and quiet resort town with a population of 3,000. But these days some of the lively types taking...

Learning: School for the Senses

The instructor dangled a sheet of paper between his fingers, asked the student to imagine that he was that paper. The student, concentrating, felt thin,...

Teaching: Lectures on the Phone

A segregationist Mississippi law forbids Negro state colleges to hire white teachers. Last week Moses Hadas, the famed Columbia University classicist, slipped...

Essay: WHY PEOPLE GAMBLE (AND SHOULD THEY?)

Las Vegas. 4:30 a.m. Muzak oozing. Dice clacking. Slot machines whirring. No clocks. No windows. No chairs —except at the green felt tables. Ray the Shark,...

Letters, Mar. 27, 1939

Big Shots? Sirs: In regard to the "Fair Refugees" letter of E. P. Waterman (TIME, March 13), I should like to know if he and his friends are natives of New...

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