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Research Guide: Psychology

 

 


Books

Title Author Call Number Book Cover
Psychology Wade, Carole BF 121 .P82 2010 Alexander College Psychology Subject Books
Psychology: Themes and Variations Weiten, Wayne BF 121 .W44 2012 Alexander College Psychology Subject Books
Psychology: A Modular Approach Mitterer, John Otto BF 121 .M62 2015 Alexander College Psychology Subject Books
Psychology Around Us Comer, Ronald J. BF 121 .P8326 2012 Alexander College Psychology Subject Books
Psychology Schacter, Daniel L. BF 121 .S326 2017 Alexander College Psychology Subject Books
Psychology Myers, David G. BF 121 .M94 2015 Alexander College Psychology Subject Books
A History of Psychology Benjafield, John G. BF 81 .B3 1996 Alexander College Psychology Subject Books
Sensation and Perception Coren, Stanley BF 233 .C59 1999 Alexander College Psychology Subject Books
Cognitive Psychology: A Student’s Handbook Eysenck, Michael BF 311 .E94 2000 Alexander College Psychology Subject Books
Biological Psychology: An Introduction to Behavioral, Cognitive, Clinical Neuroscience Rosenzweig, Mark R. QP 360 .R658 2002 Alexander College Psychology Subject Books

Want to reserve one of these titles? Email library@alexandercollege.ca with your student # and the book title.


E-Books

These e-Books are available in the online library collection. Click the link to access the resource.

Title Author Publication Date Permalink
Psychology: Six Perspectives Fernald, L. Dodge 2008 Link
History of Psychology 101 Devonis, David C. 2014 Link
Cognitive Psychology Gellatly, Angus 2012 Link
What Is Clinical Psychology? Murphy, David J. 2014 Link
Behaviour, Development and Evolution Bateson, P.P.G. 2017 Link

Handbooks

These handbooks provide easy to digest information about topics covered within Psychology

Publication Manual for the American Psychological Association (2019) by The American Psychological Association

Publication Manual for the American Psychological Association The official source for APA style, known for its authoritative, easy-to-use reference and citation system. Can be found in library under call number BF 76.7 .P83 2019.

A Dictionary of Psychology (2003) by Andrew M. Colman

A Dictionary of Psychology provides access to information on psychology and related disciplines such as nursing, sociology, social work, and education. It can be found in library under call number BF 31 .C65 2003.

Encyclopedia of Cognitive Psychology (2012) by Carla E. Wilhelm

Encyclopedia of Cognitive Psychology is an encyclopedia that presents current research in the field of cognitive psychology. It can be accessed online here.

Articles & Databases


Open Access Resources

Open access resources are resources that are available to everyone for free online. Links here will lead to sites where you can download textbooks or access journals related to Psychology.

Textbooks

Introduction to Psychology by University of Minnesota Libraries Publishing
Introduction to Psychology Quarterly electronic publication of scientific psychology featuring original studies, research, critical contributions, interviews and book reviews. It can be accessed here.

Discover Psychology 2.0: A Brief Introductory Text by Robert Biswas-Diener
Discover Psychology 2.0 presents core concepts common to introductory courses. The 15 units cover the traditional areas of intro-to-psychology, ranging from biological aspects of psychology to psychological disorders to social psychology. You can download it here.

Open Access Journals


Other Resources

American Psychological Association
The official website of the APA, the leading scientific and professional organization representing psychology in the United States.

Psych Web
Provides access to online psychology journals and links to resources organized by subject.

Classics in the History of Psychology
A collection of the full texts of a large number of historically significant public domain documents from the scholarly literature of psychology and allied disciplines.


How to Cite

Assignments written for Psychology courses use the APA (American Psychological Association) rules for formatting. APA handbooks are available for your reference in the library or at the Writing and Learning Centre. Online WLC citation guides can be found here. You can also book an appointment with the Writing and Learning Centre for workshops and one-on-one citation help.