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PSYC 3000 (Psychology) Course Guide- Dr. Myers: Introduction
Psychology and related disciplines; comprehensive coverage back to 1880. Can be found under in GALILEO under "Browse by Subject", "Social Sciences", "Psychology" Requires GALILEO password for off-campus access.
Psychology,falls under the general subject heading of Social Sciences.
The Library of Congress Classification system locates books on the library under the general call numbers listed below. The subject headings that appear below in bold may also be used to locate books in the library catalog as well as articles and other information in GALILEO. More specific subject headings may be useful depending on what topic you are researching.
Books are shelved by call number; books about psychology are generally found in theBF section:
To form a truly educated opinion on a scientific subject, you need to become familiar with current research in that field. And to be able to distinguish between good and bad interpretations of research, you have to be willing and able to read the primary research literature for yourself. Reading and understanding research papers is a skill that every single doctor and scientist has had to learn during graduate school. You can learn it too, but like any skill it takes patience and practice.