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The Blackwell Dictionary of Cognitive Psychology



The Blackwell Dictionary of Cognitive Psychology

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

ISBN: 978-0-631-19257-2 January 1991 Wiley-Blackwell 408 Pages


The Blackwell Dictionary of Cognitive Psychology, now available in paperback, provides a comprehensive and in-depth account of the discipline, in 140 alphabetically arranged entries.
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.

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"The Blackwell Dictionary of Cognitive Psychology is a comprehensive in-depth account of contemporary cognitive psychology, written by the world's leading experts and overseen by an Anglo-American team of professors of psychology." Current Psychology of Cognition

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

"An outstanding publication of high-quality content matched by thoughtful editing, arrangement and indexing .... very much to be recommended." Reference Reviews

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