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PSYC: Psychology: Home

This research guide is intended for students taking psychology courses at NCC. It will help you learn about the library's available psychology resources. Use the tabs for help finding different kinds of sources or for specific course and assignment help.

First time doing research at NCC? Our Research Basics at NCC Tutorial covers choosing a topic, choosing sources, finding books and articles using the library's resources, other information sources, and citing sources in more detail. Review it here:

Reference & Research Help

During the Summer 2020 class sessions, librarians are available for online reference and research help:

Mondays through Thursdays      9 a.m. to  8 p.m.
Fridays & Saturdays                  11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Hours may differ from those listed above on holidays.


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Diane Hahn
Paul & Harriett Mack Library,
Bethlehem Campus

Not Sure What Topic to Focus On?

Need a psychology research topic? Here are some possibilities:

Personality Focus Power Listening
Birth order Stress Creativity Memory
Parenting styles Consciousness Decision-making Thinking
Body image Play and imagination Drive and Motivation Intelligence
Gender Self-esteem Bullying Prejudice
Therapy Sleep Nature vs. Nurture Evolutionary psychology

(verbal or nonverbal)


Developmental psychology (infant, toddler, child, adolescent, adulthood, middle age, elderly, death and dying)

(anger, attachment, courage, desire, fear, friendship, grief, happiness, hatred, jealousy, loneliness, love, narcissism, shame)

(stress disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder, conduct disorder, anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder, phobias, hoarding, depression, anorexia, bulimia, ADHD, autism, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, multiple personality disorder, borderline personality disorder, seasonal affective disorder)

You can also try:

  • Browsing the books in the library's reference, stacks, and circulating collections. Our psychology-related reference books are highlighted on the Find Books tab of this guide.