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The Blackwell Dictionary of Cognitive Psychology : Blackwell Reference - Michael W. Eysenck

The Blackwell Dictionary of Cognitive Psychology

Blackwell Reference

By: Michael W. Eysenck (Editor), Earl Hunt (Editor), Andrew Ellis (Editor), Philip N. Johnson-Laird (Editor)


Published: 16th January 1991
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The <i>Blackwell Dictionary of Cognitive Psychology<d>, now available in paperback, provides a comprehensive and in-depth account of the discipline, in 140 alphabetically arranged entries. <br>Entries, written by specialists in each field, are encyclopedic in style and written at considerable length to cover most of the more important areas to which cognitive psychology has made a major contribution. Subject areas dealth with include decision making, developmental psychology, emotion, intelligence, language, personality, and social psychology. All entries include suggestions for further reading, and the Dictionary has a comprehensive index. The ways in which the cognitive approach has revolutionized applied psychology are also discussed.

"The Blackwell Dictionary of Cognitive Psychology is acomprehensive in-depth account of contemporary cognitivepsychology, written by the world's leading experts and overseen byan Anglo-American team of professors of psychology." CurrentPsychology of Cognition

"The editors of the volume have achieved a coverage of the fieldthat is up to date and commendable in its breadth. ... We wouldalso certainly recommend it to all of our students as an accurateand up to date source of basic reference." Linda A. Murray andJohn T. E. Richardson, Brunel University

"An outstanding publication of high-quality content matched bythoughtful editing, arrangement and indexing .... very much to berecommended." Reference Reviews

"The book constitutes a fascinating wealth of information aboutthe field, ideal to 'dip into' for definitions or a summary of aparticular area of cognitive psychology ... it is a valuablereference for students of all levels, as well as for researchers."The Australian Journal of Psychology


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ISBN: 9780631192572
ISBN-10: 0631192573
Series: Blackwell Reference
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 408
Published: 16th January 1991
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.61 x 17.2  x 3.23
Weight (kg): 0.73
Edition Number: 1