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Psychology Research Guide

Research methods

Controversial topics:

The two databases that follow offer great ideas for research subjects, offering both pro and con views, along with overviews of a subject, current situation, and bibliographies. Are you having trouble coming up with a good topic? Or do you have a topic but you need more information about the issues involved? Check out the two sources below.


In addition to encyclopedias such as Credo Reference and Wikipedia, there are specialized encyclopedias that focus on one discipline or topic. The following are online encyclopedias helpful for psychology topics.