Psychology: Recommended Resources

Psychology is the study of human and animal behavior and the psychological, social, and biological processes related to that behavior. Virginia Tech's curriculum emphasizes methods of conducting research and understanding behavioral data.

Recommended Scholarly Research Databases

Differences & Overlap between the Three Major Psychology Databases

Download the PDF text-readable version of the Venn Diagram (shown below) Venn Diagram showing the differences and overlap between PsycINFO, PsycARTICLES, and Psychological and Behavioral Sciences Collection databases

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Overview Resources for Psychology

Videos, Images, Multimedia

The Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE)

JoVE is a unique collection of peer reviewed video journals. These JoVE collections are relevant to the field of psychology:

Psychology Librarian

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Rachel Miles
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Psychology Course Guides

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APA Citation Resources

Interlibrary Loan Services

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  • not owned by Virginia Tech (books, articles from journals and conference proceedings, book chapters, standards, and technical papers)
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