This is designated as a Writing Intensive Course.
Prerequisites: Statistical Methods of Psychology (PSY 2610) with a grade of C or better.
Here is a link to the handout from the 1/13/16 library instruction session for a section of this course.
|SAGE Handbook of Social Psychology
|Encyclopedia of measurement and Statistics
Call number (Reference):
|Classic Experiments in Psychology
|Advanced Rsearch Methods in Psychology
Subject headings (aka topics) are also helpful tools for targeting particular areas of research. You can find these in typical catalog book records like this:
Here are a few examples that could be helpful in this course:
Psychology - Research
PsycInfo (some full text)
Academic Search Complete (full text)
Newspaper Source (full text)
Use connecting words to refine your search
Example search: (“cognitive impairment”) in subject field and memory in a “all text” or “title” search
Use quotation marks around phrases as demonstrated above, or with others like “emotion regulation”
Please note, some databases (like PsychArticles and PsycInfo) look the same, but you can determine exactly what you are searching by looking here:
and NOT here:
To get to the databases go to the library homepage: http://www.library.eiu.edu
Click on “Databases” link in middle of page, then either choose a subject to browse from the dropdown menu and choose psychology databases, or go to “All Databases” to choose one alphabetically (see sample list in box below)