Condensed from the critically acclaimed APA Dictionary of Psychology in a compact, lightweight, paperback format, the APA College Dictionary of Psychology answers students' specific informational needs—from advanced placement high school psychology classes to introductory Psych 101 courses and beyond. Students will be able to successfully navigate all levels of psychology courses with this authoritative, look-up resource for study and reference.
Over 5,000 entries offering clear and authoritative definitions—all revised and updated from the parent dictionary—with hundreds of cross-references
Some 200 entries that have never appeared in the parent dictionary based on terms compiled from the most popular psychology texts used in college courses
Basic coverage across 90 subdisciplines of psychology—with special emphasis on the primary subfields of psychology typically covered in undergraduate coursework, including: general; social; developmental; abnormal; cognitive psychology; neuroscience; and basic methodology and statistics
An appendix listing approximately 180 major figures in psychology's history
An essential, convenient, and affordable reference resource, the APA College Dictionary of Psychology answers the needs of today's psychology student—whether taking psychology as part of a broader curriculum or making it their major field of study.