An accessible guide to the complex language of psychology
Now fully updat ed for its fourth edition, this wide- ranging and easy-to-use dictionary is invaluable for both students and professionals, and an indispensable resource to all areas of psychology and psychiatry. It includes:
• Thousands of definitions, including a detailed appendix on phobias
• Information on related fields such as neuroscience and social psychology
• Descriptions of how terms are employed, their wider connotations, and past usage
• A detailed look at such key concepts as addiction and instinct
About the Author
Arthur S. Reber is professor of psychology at Brooklyn College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. He has published papers in cognitive psychology, the psychology of language, and developmental psychology.