Emily Reber

The Penguin Dictionary of Psychology (4th Edition)
  • The Penguin Dictionary of Psychology (4th Edition)

  • The Penguin Dictionary of Psychology has become a byword for demystifying the language of this complex subject. Now fully updated for its fourth edition, this wide-ranging and accessible dictionary is invaluable for both students and professionals, and an indispensable guide to all areas of psychology and psychiatry.

    -Covers related fields such as neuroscience and social psychology
    -Describes how terms are employed, their wider connotations and past usage
    -Looks in detail at such key concepts as addiction and instinct

Emily Reber (Roberts) was born in Vancouver, British Columbia in 1969. She did her BA in Behavioural Science at the University of Chicago and her Ph.D. in Social Psychology at Princeton University. Most of her early research focused on interpersonal dynamics and social interaction. After several years working on design and analysis of program assessment at Graduate Center of the City University of New York and The Koop Institute in the Medical School of Dartmouth College, she took an appointment at the Winston Preparatory School in New York City, where she helps to develop educational programs for children with a variety of learning disabilities.

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