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Psychology

Guide to Psychology resources at the UNT Libraries

Introduction to Psychology

Psychology is the scientific study of thinking, feeling, and behavior, and the application of this knowledge to address human problems, alleviate suffering, or enhance quality of life. The study of psychology may include research, clinical practice, counseling, various forms of therapy, teaching or professional training, and consultation with groups or organizations wanting to improve the health, well-being, productivity, or relationships of their members.

To learn about current issues and topics in psychology, check out these resources:

  • APA Journals Article Spotlight: recent articles on a variety of topics. Note that you can browse the topics in the right hand column, subscribe to receive articles on particular subjects, and follow them on social media.
  • Psychology News (Science Daily): current news in the field of psychology.

Getting Started with Psychology Research

This is the subject guide for psychology research at the UNT Libraries. Below is a summary of some of the resources available to assist you.

  • Find useful journal article databases and other online tools on the "Articles" page
  • Use the "Books" page to find both online and print books
  • The "Reference Sources" page provides a list of materials integral to psychology research (encyclopedias, handbooks, etc.) and where to find them
  • The "Media" page includes links to online & streaming video, dvds, games, and other audio-visual materials available at UNT
  • A list of reputable websites for research or career information can be found on the "Websites" page
  • "Data Resources" includes links to datasets and websites for data from a number of social sciences resources

For more information on research methods and strategies, see the guides list below.  Any additional research questions can be directed to the subject librarian for Psychology.

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