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Psychology Reference Tools

This guide will provide a variety of resources to locate basic facts, background information, and reference materials about topics in the area of Psychology.

Selected Reference Tools for Psychology

  • The Concise Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology and Behavioral Science  Icon
    Provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of psychology, from Acquired Drives to Z-score, from conduct disorders to shamanism
  • Elsevier's Dictionary of Psychological Theories  Icon
    Explains terms covering the origination, development, and evolution of various psychological concepts, as well as the historical definition, analysis, and criticisms of psychological concepts.
  • Encyclopedia of Cognitive Science  Icon
    Captures current thinking about the workings of the mind and brain, focusing on problems that are as old as recorded history, but reflecting new approaches and techniques that have emerged since the 1980s.
  • The Cambridge Handbook of Computational Psychology  Icon
    This book is a definitive reference source for the growing, increasingly more important, and interdisciplinary field of computational cognitive modeling, that is, computational psychology.
  • Comprehensive Handbook of Psychopathology  Icon
    Provides in-depth coverage of theoretical, research, and clinical positions in psychopathology.
  • Key Thinkers in Psychology  Icon
    Contributes to understanding the classic scholars, the classic studies, and the subsequent generations of people and ideas that have come to define the broad discipline that is psychology.
  • Key Ideas Simply Explained:The Psychology Book  Icon
    Explaining more than 100 groundbreaking ideas in the field, The Psychology Book uses accessible text and easy-to-follow graphics and illustrations to explain the complex theoretical and experimental foundations of psychology. From its philosophical roots through behaviorism, psychotherapy, and developmental psychology, it is an essential reference for students.
       DATA: Data can be found using the resources found on our Statistics and our Handling Information and Data pages.



You can locate reliable facts, summaries of topics from dictionaries and encyclopedias, and background information about topics using resources such as CREDO on our Facts/Definitions page.

Psych 300 Statistical Tools

Books on methods:

Statistical methods and Psychology


Books on APA writing style:

Psychology and Authorship


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