Dictionary of Theories, Laws, and Concepts in Psychology

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Greenwood Publishing Group, 1998 - Psychology - 548 pages

Fully cross-referenced and source-referenced, this dictionary contains over 1200 entries consisting of terms concerning laws, theories, hypotheses, doctrines, principles, and effects in early and contemporary psychological literature. Each entry consists of the definition/description of the term with commentary, followed by a number of cross-referenced, related terms, and by chronologically-ordered source references to indicate the evolution of the term. An appendix provides supplementary material on many laws and theories not included in the dictionary itself and will be helpful to students and scholars concerned with specialty areas in psychology.

 

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Contents

Dictionary of Theories Laws and Concepts in Psychology
xxix
Frequency of Usage of Concepts as Sampled in Psychology Textbooks 18851996
495
ReferencesTextbooks Surveyed for Collection of Laws and Theories in 112 Years of Psychology
521
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
527
SUBJECT INDEX
529
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eckelein /f Jon /i E./b JON E. ROECKELEIN is Professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychology at Mesa, Community College, Mesa Arizona./e

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