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Critical Concepts in Psychology

The titles in this Psychology Press Major Works series are authoritative and comprehensive guides to key concepts in—and subdisciplines of—psychology. Edited by leading experts in the field, they bring together cutting-edge literature, collected from a wide range of sources. Complete with new introductions, thorough indexes, and other scholarly apparatus, Psychology Press Major Works are essential works of reference, valued by scholars and students.

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11-15 of 15 results in Critical Concepts in Psychology
  1. Memory

    Edited by Jackie Andrade

    Series: Critical Concepts in Psychology

    The term ‘memory’ encompasses our recollections of past experiences, our ability to keep track of what is happening from moment to moment, our stored knowledge, including knowledge of words and their meanings, our habits, our recognition of objects and faces, and our ability to remember to do...

    Published October 31st 2007 by Psychology Press

  2. Cognitive Development

    Critical Concepts in Psychology

    Edited by Usha Goswami

    Series: Critical Concepts in Psychology

    Cognitive Development is a new title in the Routledge Major Works series, Critical Concepts in Psychology. Edited by Usha Goswami, Director of the Centre for Neuroscience in Education, University of Cambridge, this four-volume collection brings together the essential scholarship covering cognitive...

    Published December 14th 2006 by Psychology Press

  3. Psycholinguistics

    Critical Concepts in Psychology

    Edited by Gerry Altmann

    Series: Critical Concepts in Psychology

    These volumes reprint articles from a variety of international journals, book chapters and key technical reports, to take a broad look at how the field has developed from the turn of theTwentieth Century through to the turn of the twenty-first.Since the 1960s, there has been a boom in research on...

    Published March 28th 2002 by Routledge

  4. Brain and Behaviour

    Critical Concepts in Psychology

    Edited by Jules Davidoff

    Series: Critical Concepts in Psychology

    These four volumes present papers on the relationship between brain and behaviour, from the onset of its study in the mid-nineteenth century to the present day.In the mid-nineteenth century, the French physician Paul Broca performed an autopsy which revealed that the brain was critically involved...

    Published May 25th 2000 by Routledge

  5. Personality: Critical Concepts

    Edited by Cary Cooper, Cary L. Cooper, Lawrence A. Pervin

    Series: Critical Concepts in Psychology

    Almost everything we do as humans is influenced by our personalities. This set of critical readings in personality theory brings together all the major contributions in the field. All the classical papers on the critical theories of personality are included, as well as more contemporary work on...

    Published October 1st 1998 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Biological Psychology
    Edited by Philip Winn, Madeleine Grealy
    To Be Published February 15th 2016
  2. O'Connor & O'Connor: Health Psychology, 4-vol. set
    Edited by Daryl O'Connor, Rory O'Connor
    To Be Published June 15th 2016

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