The New Encyclopaedia Britannica
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1974 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 934 pages
 Propaedia: outline of knowledge and guide to the Britannica.--- Micropaedia: ready reference and index.--- Macropaedia: knowledge in depth.
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Even among those who do read serious literature, the effects are probably more
beneficial than harmful: through books the horizons of such readers have been
expanded to include other ways of life than they would have previously known.
Most dramatic effects are seen with such hallucinogenic drugs as mescaline and
lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD). Users of these drugs report spectacular
intensification of visual experiences. Hallucinations of vivid colours and majestic
The ultimate effect of a seasonal change in day length may be migration or
reproduction (see ENDOCRINE SYSTEMS). The nervous system and the
endocrine system interact with and complement each other. The nervous system
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