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Stony Brook University

Psychology

Reference Sources

It's important to do background research in reference sources, especially when you are starting on a new, unfamiliar topic.

These print and online reference sources can help you:

  • understand the history and development of a concept, treatment, or methodology
  • explain key terms
  • provide a chronology
  • help you develop a list of keywords or major people in the field that you can use when searching databases and other sources

Psychology Reference eBooks

Print Reference Books