Science: Parents & Children

Scientists who remained in Chicago last week for the continued discussions of the American Association for the Advancement of Science turned on one hand to problems of Engineering (see p. 37). on the other to problems of Society, especially to problems of parents & children. As a corollary to his epochal discovery of the unconscious, Sigmund Freud found that children did not grow up to puberty as sexless neuters, but had sexuality from birth and responded to parental fondling. His principal hypothesis held that most dreams were explainable by suppressed sexual urges; so...

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