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Psychology: Background Sources

What is a Background Source?

Background sources, like encyclopedias, dictionaries, or manuals can be great places for background information, basic facts, and other great information to start of your research. Below are a few of the types and titles of some reference sources that might be helpful for Psychology research. Click through the tabs for formats.

Reference Books