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CPSY 631 - Physiological Bases of Behavior: Background Information

Resources on the interaction between biology and mind and their extension to counseling psychology.

Introduction: Why Use Handbooks?

Handbooks contain short entries that summarize and define complex research and also highlights important scholars.  Use handbooks to get background information, define theories, and find foundational scholars. Scholarly articles published in academic journals present a very small sliver of a large and often complex research topic, so handbooks can be an excellent way to get the bigger picture.

Handbook and Encyclopedia Databases

Use the below databases to search through thousands of encyclopedias and handbooks at once.

Examples of Handbooks in Psychology