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Neuroscience Resources: Background Info

Getting Started with Reference

Reference resources include encyclopedias, dictionaries, atlases and handbooks. Entries in such sources tend to be rather short and they are meant to help you get started with research on a new topic.

General Reference Databases

Reference Books


APA Dictionary of Psychology
CALL NUMBER: Ref. BF31 .A63 2015

Biographical Dictionary of Psychology
CALL NUMBER: Ref. BF109.A1 B56 1997

Dictionary of Biology
CALL NUMBER: Ref. QH302.5 .D54 2004


Encyclopedia of Applied Psychology
CALL NUMBER: Ref. BF636 .E52 2004

Encyclopedia of Bioethics
CALL NUMBER:  Ref. QH332 .E52 2004

Encyclopedia of Positive Psychology
CALL NUMBER: Ref. BF204.6 .E53 2009

Magill's encyclopedia of social science : psychology
CALL NUMBER: Ref. BF31 .M33 2003

Corsini encyclopedia of psychology and behavioral science
CALL NUMBER: Ref. BF31 .C725 2010


Gray's Anatomy
CALL NUMBER:  Ref. QM23.2 .G73 2005

Handbook of Psychology
CALL NUMBER: Ref. BF121 .H1955 2013