19 SEPTEMBER 1925, Page 27

PSYCHO-ANALYTIC methods have been applied frequently to educational problems abroad

by pioneers such as Charles Baudouin, but this country has done much less. Distrust is due mainly to the false popularization of the specific sex-theories

of Freud. Mr. Morton, who is Headmaster of the Leeds Boys' Modern School, deals with the fascinating problem of the inferiority-fear complex in children, and going further than Jung, traces to that complex many phenomena attributed by Freud to the sexual instinct. In giving the results of his experiments, he lays stress on the " elder-brother role " and the better utilization of the Herd instinct. He is supported in a preface by the Bishop of Knaresborough.