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Psychology Research Guide: Psych/Human Dev Encyclopedias

A guide to resources for psychology

Finding Encyclopedias

For any topic, start with an encylopedia article to:
find background information
become more knowledgeable about the topic

To find encyclopedias on psychology and human development, search the catalog with link below or under the Find Books tab above.

Subject Headings
Useful subject headings for this topic are:

  • human evolution
  • developmental psychology
  • human development


The word "encyclopedias" is always found in subject headings.
Search:  psychology encyclopedias

This search brings up several human development encyclopedias, but not all that are available.

Also try:  development* encyclopedias
The * finds development or developmental

Psychology & Human Development Encyclopedias

Books with links are electronic books.

Books with call numbers are in the Reference Collection.

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