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By John J. Furedy, Christine P. Furedy (auth.), Hy I. Day (eds.)

It has been either a excitement and an honor to edit this publication. The excitement has been in interacting with the proficient authors who wrote the chapters for this quantity and the glory has been in figuring out that the ebook is devoted to an excellent guy and an excellent psychologist-Daniel E. Berlyne. the entire participants to this publication were touched, at a while, through Dan Berlyne and his principles. no matter if as his lecturers, his colleages, his friends, his scholars, or his associates and arguing companions, we have now all felt his presence and been more advantageous through it. The checklist of participants to this quantity is big and will were a lot better, for a few humans, in truth, contacted me for the oppor­ tunity to give a contribution once they heard concerning the goal of this e-book. it's also a global checklist, for Dan Berlyne's contacts have been overseas. the variety in content material and elegance is additionally intentional. The authors have been invited to give a contribution an unique paper within the box during which they're almost immediately engaged, no matter if theoretical or a document of empirical paintings, and to point the contribution that Dan Berlyne had made to their paintings. because the reader will notice, contributions diversity from own and get in touch with in a laboratory to principles that elicit controversy, argument, and extensive re­ seek. Daniel Ellis Berlyne used to be born in Selford, England, a suburb of guy­ chester,in 1924, and died in Toronto, Canada, on November 2, 1976.

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