Apter, Michael John
APTER, Michael John
APTER, Michael John. British, b. 1939. Genres: Information science/Computers, Psychiatry, Psychology. Career: Education and Scientific Developments Ltd., Bristol, Head of Research and Validation Dept., 1964-67; University College, Cardiff, Lecturer, 1967-73, Sr. Lecturer, 1973-84, Reader in Psychology, 1984-88; Apter International, Director, 1998-. Publications: Cybernetics and Development, 1966; An Introduction to Psychology, 1967; The New Technology of Education, 1968; The Computer Simulation of Behaviour, 1970; The Experience of Motivation: The Theory of Psychological Reversals, 1982; Reversal Theory: Motivation, Emotion and Personality, 1989; The Dangerous Edge: The Psychology of Excitement, 1992. CO-EDITOR: (with G. Westby) The Computer in Psychology, 1973; Reversal Theory: Applications and Development, 1985; Progress in Reversal Theory, 1988; Adult Play: A Reversal Theory Approach, 1990; Stress and Health: A Reversal Theory Perspective, 1997; Motivational Styles in Everyday Life, 2001.