Biographical Dictionary of Psychology

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Noel Sheehy, Antony J. Chapman, Wendy A. Conroy
Taylor & Francis, 1997 - Biography & Autobiography - 675 pages
The Biographical Dictionary of Psychology provides biographical information and critical analysis of the influences, interest and reception of over 500 people who have made a significant contribution to the field of psychology. The entries are alphabetically organized and identically structured. Introductory biographical details cover main fields of interest, nationality, places and dates of birth and death, appointments and honors. This section is followed by full bibliographic details of principal publications, as well as secondary and critical literature. The main body of the entry gives a critical appraisal of the life, work and major achievements of each figure. --From publisher's description.

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About the author (1997)

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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