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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 talented authors who wrote the chapters for this quantity and the consideration has been in understanding that the booklet is devoted to an outstanding guy and a super psychologist-Daniel E. Berlyne. all of the participants to this e-book were touched, at it slow, by means of Dan Berlyne and his principles. no matter if as his lecturers, his colleages, his friends, his scholars, or his acquaintances and arguing companions, we have now all felt his presence and been more suitable via it. The record of individuals to this quantity is big and will were a lot better, for a few humans, in reality, contacted me for the oppor­ tunity to give a contribution after they heard concerning the objective of this publication. it's also a global checklist, for Dan Berlyne's contacts have been overseas. the range in content material and magnificence is usually intentional. The authors have been invited to give a contribution an unique paper within the box during which they're shortly 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 be aware, contributions diversity from own and call in a laboratory to rules that elicit controversy, argument, and in depth re­ seek. Daniel Ellis Berlyne was once born in Selford, England, a suburb of guy­ chester,in 1924, and died in Toronto, Canada, on November 2, 1976.

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