Education: Brain Trust

Social workers should include fiction in their homework. Novelists know more about life and are better observers than the serious "workers." So said Miss Lorine Pruette, writer, psychologist, at the meeting of the American Council of Learned Societies—17 scientific bodies specializing in history, economics, sociology.

Some two thousand learned men assembled in Washington, discussed the family, advertising, religion, voting, marketing, business—at various sessions, many held simultaneously; listened to President Emeritus Arthur Twining Hadley, of Yale, explain that "the only way to get low railroad rates is to attract new capital"; heard Professor...

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