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PSYC 210: Foundations of Psychology: Getting Started
Helpful library resources for your introductory studies in psychology
A useful guide made available by the ICPSR (Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research), a member organization that maintains and provides access to datasets for research and instruction. Pepperdine Libraries is a member.
APA e-books 2010-2015 consists of electronic access to scholarly and professional book content published by the American Psychological Association during 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015. The books are available in full-text PDFs by individual chapter. Includes access to the APA Handbook of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, APA Handbook of Personality and Social Psychology, APA Handbook of Testing and Assessment in Psychology, and APA Addiction Syndrome Handbook [NOTE: To search only the APA Books, uncheck the box marked PsycTESTS]
Part 1 begins by teaching students to read newspapers and other media sources critically and analytically. It focuses on the crafts of writing and scholarship by providing the basics of grammar, style, formats, and source citation, and then introduces students to a variety of rich information resources. Part 2 prepares students to research, read, write, review, and critique psychology scholarship. Part 3 provides exercises in advanced studies, including biological psychology, sensation and perception, developmental psychology, social psychology, and abnormal psychology.
This award-winning twelve-volume reference covers every aspect of the ever-fascinating discipline of psychology and represents the most current knowledge in the field. This ten-year revision now covers discoveries based in neuroscience, clinical psychology's new interest in evidence-based practice and mindfulness, and new findings in social, developmental, and forensic psychology.
The second edition of Effective Writing in Psychology helps users produce crisp scientific communication, form concise unambiguous arguments, and render technical information clear and comprehensible. The new edition incorporates the latest guidelines contained within the 6th edition of the APA Publication Manual. Features a sample manuscript showing common deviations from correct APA style and a version demonstrating appropriate use of APA style
Positive psychology, the pursuit of understanding optimal human functioning, is reshaping the scholarly and public views of how we see the science of psychology. The Encyclopedia of Positive Psychology provides a comprehensive and accessible summary of this growing area of scholarship and practice.
Call Number: BF76.7 .P83 2020 located in Payson Reference and Reserves
Publication Date: 2019-10-01
The official source for APA Style. Known for its authoritative, easy-to-use reference and citation system, the Publication Manual also offers guidance on choosing the headings, tables, figures, language, and tone that will result in powerful, concise, and elegant scholarly communication. Includes a dedicated chapter for new users of APA Style covering paper elements and format, including sample papers for both professional authors and student writers
Psychotherapy.net offers inspiring and informative counseling and therapy videos. The Psychotherapy.net Exclusive Collection includes 138 titles with a total run time exceeding 224 hours. There are several series in this collection, including “ACT in Action,” “Couples Therapy with the Experts,” “Emotionally Focused Therapy: A Complete Treatment,” “Evidence-Based Treatment Planning Series,” and “Family Therapy with the Experts,” among others.