With over 11, 000 authoritative and up-to-date entries, this best-selling dictionary covers all branches of psychology including psychoanalysis and psychiatry. Clear, concise descriptions for each entry offer extensive coverage of key areas including cognition, sensation and perception, emotion and motivation, learning and skills, language, mental disorder, and research methods. Entries are extensively cross-referenced for ease of use, and cover word origins and derivations as well as definitions. Over 80 illustrations complement the text. In addition to the alphabetical entries, the dictionary also includes appendices covering over 800 commonly used abbreviations and symbols, as well as a list of phobias and phobic stimuli, with definitions. Now containing a list of recommended web links, accessible via the Dictionary of Psychology website, this dictionary is loaded with more useful and up-to-date information than any other dictionary of its kind. Comprehensive and jargon-free, the Dictionary of Psychology is an invaluable work of reference for students of psychology and related disciplines, professionals, and the general reader with an interest in the workings of the mind.Entries are extensively cross-referenced for ease of use, and cover word origins and derivations as well as definitions. Over 80 illustrations complement the text.
|Title||:||A Dictionary of Psychology|
|Author||:||Andrew M. Colman|
|Publisher||:||Oxford University Press, USA - 2009|