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A Dictionary of Psychology

Andrew M. Colman

Third edition

Published in print January 2008 | ISBN: 9780199534067
Published online January 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191726828 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acref/9780199534067.001.0001
A Dictionary of Psychology

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‘Comprehensive, sound, readable, and up-to-date, this is probably the best single-volume dictionary of its kind … Essential wherever psychology matters’-Library Journal

With over 9,300 authoritative and up-to-date entries, this best-selling dictionary covers all branches of psychology, including psychoanalysis, psychiatry, criminology, neuroscience, and statistics. It features comprehensive coverage of key areas, for example: cognition, sensation and perception, emotion and motivation, learning and skills, language, mental disorder, and research methods. Entries provide clear and concise definitions, word origins and derivations, and are extensively cross-referenced for ease of use. Over 80 illustrations complement the text.

A Dictionary of Psychology is an invaluable work of reference for students and teachers of psychology and related disciplines, professionals, and is ideally suited to anyone with an interest in the workings of the mind.

Book.  9370 pages.  524451 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Psychology

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