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The Penguin Dictionary of Psychology (4th Edition) (Penguin Reference) [Paperback]

Rhianon Allen , Arthur S Reber , Emily Reber
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26 Mar 2009 Penguin Reference

The Penguin Dictionary of Psychology has become a byword for demystifying the language of this complex subject. Now fully updated for its fourth edition, this wide-ranging and accessible dictionary is invaluable for both students and professionals, and an indispensable guide to all areas of psychology and psychiatry.

-Covers related fields such as neuroscience and social psychology

-Describes how terms are employed, their wider connotations and past usage

-Looks in detail at such key concepts as addiction and instinct


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  • Paperback: 928 pages
  • Publisher: Penguin; 4th Revised edition edition (26 Mar 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0141030240
  • ISBN-13: 978-0141030241
  • Product Dimensions: 19.8 x 12.8 x 4.2 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 113,003 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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'Provides keen insights on concepts...I highly recommend it' Henry L Roediger III, President, American Psychological Society 'Reber brings humour and common sense to defining some 17,000 terms...[it] deserves to become a classic of its kind' The Times Education Supplement

About the Author

Rhianon Allen was born in Dinbych, in the north of Wales in 1950. She completed her BA at the University of British Columbia and her PhD at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. She is a Professor Emerita at Long Island University in New York, where she began work in 1985.

Arthur S. Reber was born in 1940 in Philadelphia. He took his BA degree at the University of Pennsylvania in 1961 and his PhD at Brown University in 1967. He is Broeklundian Professor of Psychology, Emeritus at Brooklyn College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.

Emily Reber (Roberts) was born in Vancouver, British Columbia in 1969. She did her BA in Behavioural Science at the University of Chicago and her Ph.D. in Social Psychology at Princeton University.


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5.0 out of 5 stars Great! 13 Dec 2009
I am doing a psychology course at uni and was recommended that i should buy this to help me and it is fantastic.......strongly recommend to any student doing a psychology course at school, college or uni, would be lost without it now!Great for helping with those lab reports and essays.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Always brilliant 13 May 2013
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Don't be fooled by the price-this is the psychology dictionary to buy. I had to replace my original dictionary because it began to fall apart and I have had it since the 1990s! This dictionary will be a great resource even up to Postgraduate level education-well worth the purchase
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Suitable for students and professionals alike. Excellent for just checking when you're not quite sure what a word means. Covers neuroscience and social psychology as well as definitions.
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5.0 out of 5 stars excellant 26 Jan 2013
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This is an excellant book for imediate information and is in a format that is user friendly, I am very pleased with this purchase
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