Psychology: Background & Facts

Guide to information for the field of Psychology. This page is updated and added to frequently.
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Why background?

Background sources  (encyclopedias, dictionaries, handbooks, etc.) provide well established summary and factual information. Useful for:

  • basic concepts and established viewpoints
  • historical context and relationships to other topics
  • specialized terms and definitions
  • data, facts, formulas

Comprehensive Online sources

Comprehensive Print sources