How do I locate key people and significant events that influenced psychology before and after the 1960's?
Thank you for your question about how to research psychology. The easiest way to research important aspects is to search for specific people, events, and theories by name. You may want to reference your textbook for ideas. Some possible people/theories research are:
- Pavlov and classical conditioning
- Freud and psychoanalysis
- Jung and analytical psychology
- B.F. Skinner and behavior analysis
- Milgram experiment
- Attachment theory
- Multiple intelligences
- Betty Friedan
- Bem Sex Role Inventory
To find books or e-books about psychology, check the Book Catalog.
To find articles, check the databases from the Online Resources under the Psychology section.
If you are off-campus you will need to use your 14 digit Library Number, which can be found on your ID Card.
Try the e-books from the Books/eBooks category in the Gale Virtual Reference Library.
In the Psychology section, try:
You should also check the History category and try the databases:
- American History Online (Facts on File)
- American Women's History Online (Facts on File)
- Modern World History Online (Facts on File)
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