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Psychology: Research Starters

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The Insider's Guide to the Psychology Major

In Print. 150.711 W411i
Provides an overview of the psychology major, its subdisciplines, graduate programs, career opportunities, internships, and free resources for students

Encyclopedia of Creativity

Encompasses the definition, development, expression, and process of creativity, conditions that encourage or discourage creativity, creativity within specific disciplines, and more

Handbook of Emotion Regulation

152.4 H236g

Integrates knowledge from multiple psychological subdisciplines. Avalable in print and electronically

An Advanced Guide to Psychological Thinking

Psychology is a diverse assortment of fields with distinct referents, often using the same terms, and it is not always easy to identify its shared assumptions.

Oxford Dictionary of Psychology

Covers word origins and derivations as well as definitions.

The Wiley Handbook of Developmental Psychology in Practice

Explores the themes of communication and implementation of research within developmental psychology

The Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology

Authoritative coverage of every major area of psychology.

Psychoanalytic Terms and Concepts

A scholarly exposition of English-language psychoanalytic terms and concepts from all contemporary schools of theory and practice.

Encyclopedia of Perception

Presents a comprehensive overview of the field of perception through authoritative essays written by leading researchers and theoreticians

Cambridge Handbook of Psychology, Health and Medicine

One-stop resource for clinical psychologists, mental health professionals and specialists in health-related matters

Encyclopedia of Social Psychology

A road map to this rapidly growing and important field and provides individuals with a simple, clear, jargon-free introduction.

Bergin and Garfield's Handbook of Psychotherapy and Behavior Change

Authoritative thinking on the pressing questions, issues, and controversies in psychotherapy research and practice today