Mental physiology

the science of the functions and phenomena of the mind, as distinguished from a philosophical explanation of the same.

See also: Physiology

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of Sheffield, these papers comment on both the life and the work through a variety of approaches and disciplines, covering generic indeterminacy (The Fallen Leaves), the celebration of bachelorhood by both Collins and his close friend Dickens, the link between Collins's Sensationalism and his spirituality, the influences of the market in his content and illustration, the faces of his adversary, his political and psychological conflicts, and his approaches to physiognomy and the heroine, moral inheritance, mental physiology and asylum abuse, vivisection's threat to women, the Scots law, international copyright, family transgression, and his continuing influence on theater and film.