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PSY 400/401: Advanced General Psychology

A companion resource guide for students taking PSY 400 and PSY 401.

Why Use a Database?

Why you might want to use a database to find research
Databases Google Scholar
Curated by professionals in the fields being covered, making them more relevant and authoritative.  Results are created with an algorithm, making them potentially less relevant.  
You can restrict the results to peer-reviewed, scholarly research. Does not always pull up peer-reviewed scholarly research.  
Often specific to a certain subject or discipline. Uses a general search.
Uses jargon specific to this database. Uses natural language keywords.


Great Databases for Psychology