Fifty Key Thinkers in Psychology

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Psychology Press, 2004 - Psychology - 275 pages
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Publisher's description: This book focuses on fifty major influential figures on psychology, ranging from the earliest days of the discipline 200 years ago to the present day. It provides concise biographical information on each thinker, and then proceeds to examine their contributions to the evolution of psychology as a discipline, and provides a commentary on their ideas and works. Accessibly written and with guides to further reading, Fifty Key Thinkers in Psychology is an invaluable resource for the student, practitioner and general reader alike.

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In this entry of the new "Key Guides" series, Sheehy (psychology, Queen's Univ., Belfast) profiles 50 personalities in psychology with great care, as is fitting for a discipline devoted to ... Read full review

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Noel Sheehy is a Professor and Reader in Psychology at Liverpool John Moores University and was formerly Chair of the School of Psychology at Queen's University Belfast. His research interests are in risk perception and risk communication. He is also co-author of Understanding Suicidal Behaviour and Applied Social Psychology.

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