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PSYC 240 Social Psychology: Need the Basics? Find Background Info on Psychology Concepts

Define Terms You Don't Know

Scholarship assumes previous knowledge.

Scholarly articles and books are not a good source of information for defining and explaining the basics of social psychology concepts.

Use the APA Dictionary of Psychology linked below to help you get started. It is a more reliable source than Wikipedia!

Background Articles on Psychology Topics

The sources in this box are a good place to go if you need more than a definition, but less than scholarship. 

A little background information can be very helpful in understanding the narrow and complicated topics explored in scholarship. 

Sample subject encyclopedias on psychology: