The sources below are good sources of information, but generally not peer-reviewed. Use them for background reading.
A very good source for study guides, outlines, and inspiration for research papers in Psychology. Click around on the tabs to find the material you want, and set the pull-down menu to Psychiatry and Psychology.
Online versions of 500+ published reference works, including general and specialized dictionaries and encyclopedias. Includes links to PCC Library catalog and other PCC article databases. An excellent starting place for research.
Gale Virtual Reference Library.
A good place to start to get your Who, What, When, Where, Why questions answered. Includes the Encyclopedia of Mental Disorders.
Oxford Reference Online: A Dictionary Of Psychology(e-book)
Includes 11,000 entries covering all branches of psychology.
Oxford Reference Online: The Oxford Companion to the Mind
A comprehensive volume covering aspects of brain, mind and consciousness.
Psychology Web Sites
These web sites are reputable sources for information about Psychology. These are not peer reviewed articles, but they can give you the background you will need to understand peer-reviewed articles.
For peer-reviewed materials, use the "Peer Reviewed Articles" tab at the top of this page.
How to Study for Psychology. A webpage from the 'How to Study' website, devoted to guess what subject?
MINDHACKS is psychologist Tom Stafford's blog. He posts bits of psychological research and stuff of general interest related to our mind and emotions. Use the search box (on the right- you'll have to scroll down) to search for posts with a certain word, such as 'marijuana.'
National Institute of Mental Health [website]
Part of the National Institute of Health webpage. It is aimed for people who want "not-too-scholarly" information on mental health.
Includes materials on the brain, aging, addiction, and all sorts of related stuff.
Psychology Resources on the Web
This calls itself "Scholarly," but it isn't really. Still, a very good guide to lotsa Psychology stuff on the internet.
Social Psychology Network. A big website with tons of material. Use the SEARCH BOX for best results. Note that there are TWO search boxes. The one on the right searches news releases, the one in the center explores the website. Both are useful, but be aware of which one you are using.
Top 10 Free Psychology Videos on the Web.
Who says there ain't no free lunch?
For peer-reviewed materials, use the "Peer Reviewed" tab.
Brain Power. From Neurons to Networks. 11 Minutes. Highly recommended by faculty member Jon Olmsted.