An authoritative and up-to-date dictionary covers all branches of psychology. 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. Over 9,500 entries.
The latest update of this comprehensive encyclopedia that includes both brief descriptive and biographical entries and longer analytical essays. Entries are individually authored, and often include cross-references and bibliographies. Volume 4 contains brief biographies for all the article authors and the author and subject indexes for the whole set.
Contents: Introduction -- Definition -- History -- Traditional debates -- Critical debates -- International relevance -- Practice relevance -- Future directions -- Further readings -- Cross references -- Web-based information.
Contains 146 alphabetical entries, written by academic researchers who study emotions or treat emotional disorders. Entries include bibliographies for further research.
Rivalled Corsini as the primary encyclopedia of psychology in 2001, but now becoming dated. Regards itself as "unmatched in... scope, scholarship, and expertise." (Preface) Includes biographical entries.
The best current subject encyclopedia embracing all disciplines in the social sciences. Includes several thousand signed articles, over 90,000 bibliographic references and 150 biographical entries.
Revised and updated edition of the 17-volume International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences that appeared in 1968. A standard and reliable resource.
An interdisciplinary encyclopedia that uses research from psychology, neuroscience, linguistics, philosophy, anthropology, evolutionary biology, computer science, and ethology to build a detailed cognitive science perspective. Detailed and technical.
Provides signed definitions by numerous authorities on various aspects of the mind, including psychology, biology, and philosophy. Longer articles include references for further reading. There are selected biographies and useful illustrations and diagrams.
Explains the major organizing concepts and ideas in the field of psychology. Lengthy articles give the historical development of the concept and its current meaning. Useful bibliographies with each article trace the history and development of each idea/concept.
Lengthy, signed essays written by acknowledged experts in the field present an overview of research on each topic. Each essay provides a concise selected bibliography. Now somewhat dated.
A companion and update to Popplestone's Dictionary of Concepts in General Psychology.