The Gale Encyclopedia of Psychology

The Gale Encyclopedia of Psychology

Book - 1996
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This reference is aimed at school and undergraduate students requiring accessible definitions and explanations of important psychological terms. Based on current psychology curricula, is should provide a supplement to existing student classroom materials. Arranged alphabetically, the text includes about 400 entries, ranging in length from 25 to 1000 words. Each entry has been assessed for its importance to the discipline by an advisory board of teachers, guidance counsellors and professional psychologists. The full range of psychology is covered, including famous personalities, theories, terms, landmark experiments and studies, the applications of psychology (e.g. medicine, sports and advertising), and case studies. The text is enhanced by 225 photographs, graphs and charts, and the appendix provides information on psychology experiments for classroom or laboratory use.
Publisher: Detroit : Gale, c1996
ISBN: 9780787603724
Branch Call Number: 150.3 GAL 1996
Characteristics: xiii, 435 p. : ill. ; 28 cm


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