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APA Dictionary of Psychology. (Ref. 150.3 V281) Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, 2007.
The Routledge Spanish Bilingual Dictionary of Psychology and Psychiatry. (Ref. 150.3 K141a) New York: Routledge, 2011.
Encyclopedias and Handbooks
Annual Review of Psychology. Stanford, CA: Annual Reviews, 1950-.
- Blackwell Companion to Consciousness
- Blackwell Encyclopedia of Social Psychology
- Blackwell Handbook of Social Psychology: Group Processes
- Blackwell Handbook of Social Psychology: Intergroup Processes
- Blackwell Handbook of Social Psychology: Interpersonal Processes
- Blackwell Handbook of Social Psychology: Intraindividual Processes
Cambridge Handbook of Personal Relationships. Cambridge: Cambridge University, 2006
Cambridge Handbook of Personality Psychology. (Ref. 155.2 C817) Cambridge: Cambridge University, 2009.
Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology. New York: Wiley, 2010.
Cross-cultural Psychology. (Ref. 155.8 Sm63) Los Angeles: SAGE, 2009.
Encyclopedia of Emotion. Santa Barbara, CA: Greenwood, 2010.
Encyclopedia of Human Behavior. Burlington, MA: Elsevier/Academic Press, 2012.
- Gale Encyclopedia of Psychology
- Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Health
- Learning and Memory
- Psychologists and Their Theories
Handbook of African American Psychology. (Ref.155.8 N416) Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE, 2009.
Handbook of Asian American Psychology (Ref 155.8 L553) Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 2007.
The Handbook of Forensic Psychology. Hoboken, NJ: J. Wiley, 2006.
Handbook of U.S. Latino Psychology. (Ref. 155.8 V713) Los Angeles: SAGE, 2009
Handbook of Gender Research in Psychology, volume 2: Gender Research in Social and Applied Psychology. New York: Springer, 2010.
Handbook of Psychology. (Ref 150 W431) 12 vols. New York: Wiley, 2003.
Oxford Handbook of Personality Assessment. (Ref 155.28 B971) New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Psychology of Women: Handbook of Issues and Theories. (Ref 155.633 D417a) Praeger, 2008.
- 21st Century Psychology
- Encyclopedia of Group Processes and Intergroup Relations
- Encyclopedia of Human Relationships
- Encyclopedia of Psychology and Law
- Encyclopedia of Social Psychology
- Handbook of Theories of Social Psychology
Encyclopedias and Handbooks
Encyclopedias and Handbooks
AmoebaWeb: Psychology on the Web - From Vanguard University. Provides a wide variety links to psychology resources on the Web.
APA'S PsycNET - American Psychological Association home page. Includes news, programs, publications, and membership information.
Encyclopedia of Psychology - From Jacksonville State University, this site contains links to organizations and psychological services, plus information on the history of psychology. Treating psychology as a science, this site looks at current research, and focuses on links "providing information about scientific psychology." Topics include "paradigms and theories," "environment behavior relationships" and "underlying reductionistic machinery."
History of Psychology - Includes links to information about the history of psychology. From the University of Dayton.
Human Intelligence: Biographical Profiles, Current Controversies, Resources for Teachers - From Indiana University.
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) - Includes information about the Institute as well as statistics, information about Institute research projects including full text of many reports. The site also includes consumer mental health informatin and information for practitioners.
Online Readings in Psychology and Culture - An online textbook from the Center for Cross-Cultural Research Western Washington University.
Psych Web - "For students and teachers of psychology." A rich resource of scholarly, as well as self-help, links. There are links to journals, sports psychology, and other psychology pages.
PscyhScholar: A Collection of Web Resources for Psychological Scholars and Budding Psychological Scholars - From Hanover University. Designed to assist scholars (and budding) scholars with links to resources, tutorials and more.
The accepted format for citing sources in psychology is the Publication manual of the American Psychological Association. For help citing sources use the Library's APA Format Guide.
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