Biographical Dictionary of Psychology / Edition 1

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Overview

First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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Editorial Reviews

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Reviewer: Nicholas Greco IV, MS, BCETS, CATSM (Columbia College of Missouri)
Description: This dictionary contains biographical information on 500 individuals who have made significant contributions in the field of psychology. This is a well-researched, expertly written, and well-structured resource.
Purpose: The purpose is to provide a thorough reference that includes basic information, influences, and the overall significance each individual has made to the field. The information is smartly organized alphabetically and allows the reader to access specific individuals easily. The editor's objectives are unquestionably met.
Audience: As this dictionary is quite user friendly, undergraduate and graduate students, researchers, and academics will find this book to be a worthwhile addition to their personal libraries. The editors have an impressive academic background which is indicative of their strong knowledge of psychology. The editors and their contributors undeniably demonstrate their expertise and deliver a needed biographical dictionary.
Features: The dictionary includes profiles of over 500 individuals who have made significant contributions to psychology and includes a comprehensive listing of each person's pertinent information including but not limited to nationality, professional interests, education, appointments and awards, and principal publications. Readers will find the inclusion of further reading at the end of each entry to be extremely helpful. The four separate indexes (Names, Interests, Institutions, Key Terms) are not only useful but a grand addition to such a worthy text. The list of acronyms also is quite helpful. It is evident that a substantial amount of time, determination, dedication, and intellect is contained within this biographical dictionary.
Assessment: As both a researcher and professor of psychology, each quarter I assign my introductory psychology students the task of researching and presenting on a notable figure in psychology. I am pleased that there is now a resource that can help aid my students and also recognizes the importance of the various contributors to psychology. I am honored to add this book to my personal library and recommend it without reservation to all academics and students.

5 Stars! from Doody
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415285612
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 7/2/2002
  • Series: World Reference Ser.
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 704
  • Age range: 18 years
  • Product dimensions: 6.60 (w) x 9.40 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Noel Sheehy has been Professor of Psychology at Queen's University, Belfast since 1992. He is editor of Current Psychology and with Tony Chapman co-edits the International Library of Critical Writings in Psychology. Tony Chapman has been Professor of Psychology at the University of Leeds since 1983. His 150 or so major works include 15 books; and he has edited 3 book series and the British Journal of Psychology. Wendy Conroy is a freelance editor.

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Table of Contents

Archer, John University of Central Lancashire; Ancona, Leonardo University of Rome; Amsel, K.W.S. University of Texas at Austin; Baker, Leo; Beloff, John University of Edinburgh; Bennett, N.J.M; Bevans, H. Gordon University of Leeds (retd); Brennan, James F. University of Massachusetts at Amherst; Bridgeman, B. University of California at Santa Cruz; Carroll, Douglas University of Birmingham; Child, Irvin L. Yale University; Clifford, B.R. University of East London; Colley, Ann University of Leicester; Cooper, Colin The Queen's University of Belfast; Cox, Cate The Queen's University of Belfast; Crozier, W.R. University of Wales, Cardiff; Dabbs, Alan University of Leeds; Davies, Roy; Dickins, David University of Liverpool; Dry, Avis M. Trinity and All Saints University College of Leeds; Faber, Diana University of Liverpool; Foot, H.C. University of Strathclyde; Fullerton, Clare University of East London; Funk, Rainier ; Hanks, Helga University of Leeds; Hargreaves, David J. Leicester University; Hartnett, Oonagh University of Wales; Harvey, Jonathan G. The Queen's University of Belfast; Helson, R.M. University of California at Berkeley; Henle, E.B.T.; Hogan, John D. St John's University, New York; Iaccino, William St John's University, New York; Kline, Paul University of Exeter; Kovach, Joseph K. The Menninger Clinic, Kansas; Logvinenko, A.; Lorion, Raymond P. University of Maryland; Lovie, A.D. University of Liverpool; Lovie, Patricia University of Keele; Lundin, Robert W. University of the South at Sewanee, Tennessee; Maguire, Moira University of Luton; Marks, David F. Middlesex University; Massaro, Dominic W. University of California at Santa Cruz; Milner, A.D. University of St Andrews; Moran, Aidan University College Dublin; Morgan, Michelle Queen's University of Belfast; Morss, John University of Otago; Nucci, L.P. University of Illinois; Oborne, David University College Swansea; Peyser, Charles University of the South at Sewanee, Tennessee; Pickersgill, Mary J. Royal Holloway, University of London; Priestnall, R. University of Ulster; Richards, Graham University of East London; Rudmin, F.W. Queen's University, Kingston; Schmeidler, Gertrude R. City College, City University of New York; Sherrard, Carol University of Leeds; Smith, John L. University of Sunderland; Smith, Leslie Lancaster University; Sokolskaya, T. Queen's University of Belfast; Sonnentag, Sabine University of Amsterdam; Staudt-Sexton, Virginia St John's University, New York; Stedmon, Jackie Plymouth Hospital NHS Trust; Still, Arthur University of Durham; Stratton, P. Leeds Family Therapy and Research Centre, University of Leeds; Swan, Des University College Dublin; Terry, W. Scott University of North Carolina at Charlotte; Thompson, D. Georgia State University; Timberlake, William Indiana University; Tizard, Barbara Thomas Coram Research Unit; Trew, Karen The Queen's University of Belfast; Valentine, Elizabeth R. Royal Holloway, University of London; Verleger, Rolf Medical University ; Wallis, Donald University of Wales; Wapner, Seymou; Wesley, Frank vPortland State University; Wetherick, N.E. (formerly) University of Aberdeen; Wilkinson, Robert Open University, UK; Wilson, Richard M.S. Loughborough University; Wolfe, R.N. State University of New York at Geneseo; Zusne, Leonard;

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