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Social Psychology Resources: Books

Books, journals and topics relating to Social Psychology

General Reference Resources

General Reference

These electronic eReference books help to select or narrow a topic. Enter your term, i.e., "positive psychology," or "authentic happiness" and find entries within encyclopedic works. See the references at the end of the entries for further resources.



Good place to start: eBraryAn ebook collection of more than 70,000 covering all topics.


Social Psychology Ebooks

Social Psychology Ebooks Available

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Research and Reading Tips

Research Tip:

  • Before searching for your topic brainstorm for synonyms, or alternative terms. For example, "the right to bear arms" is a Second Amendment right for all Americans. Today, the phrase "second amendment" is an accepted short-hand for "gun rights."
    • happiness > contentment > satisfaction > well-being
    • isolation > withdrawal > loneliness > detachment
    • the effect of texting on socialization > texting AND socialization
  • Remember to put all phrases in "quotation marks" when you search, i.e., "consumer culture"