The Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology and Behavioral Science

The Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology and Behavioral Science

Vol. 1-4

eBook - 2001
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For more than twenty years, this indispensable resource has been the reference of choice for psychologists, researchers, teachers, and students who need up-to-date and comprehensive information in the fields of psychology and behavioral science. Updated and expanded to include much new material, this paperback is the only reference source that effectively blends psychology and behavioral science. This edition features over 1,200 entries, sixty percent of which are substantially revised or altogether new; contributions from over seven hundred experts from around the world; a bibliography of over 10,000 citations.

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The first edition of this esteemed reference was published in 1984, and is cited in Books for College Libraries, 3d ed., Guide to Reference Books, and American Reference Book Annual . This third edition updates the second (1994) but has been kept to four volumes through excision of about one-third of the old entries to make room for the same number of new topics; all retained entries have been updated. Contributions from 1,000-plus authors on some 1,200 topics encompass concepts, techniques, and biographical profiles relevant to ten areas of psychology: applied, clinical, cognitive, developmental, educational, measurement, personality, physiological, social, and history/theory. The entries range in length from a column or so to many pages. Each entry is signed and includes biographical references and cross references. Indexing is by subject and author. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: New York : Wiley, 2001
Edition: 3rd ed
ISBN: 9780471437291
Characteristics: 1 online resource (4 v.) : ill


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