Medicine: Watch Your Head

For years, wiseacres have been warning people to distrust their hearts and use their heads. Last week in Illinois, 50 topflight psychiatrists, psychologists, anthropologists and physiologists hedged considerably. Said they: if you don't listen to your emotions, too, your intellect may get you into trouble.

The convening scientists* were particularly interested in man's "adjustive struggle." Said Chicago Psychologist Samuel J. Beck: "The presumably all-intellectual, nonemotional, strictly realistic attitude—that attitude traditionally so hallowed in science—is not useful equipment in the adjustive struggle."

Those pioneers and leaders of the "Age of Enlightenment,"—Galileo, Descartes,...

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