The Basics of Psychology
An Online Primer
Presented by the Psychology Department of Shippensburg University
Starting on this page, you can find essays, articles, chapters, and entire e-texts of information concerning the many areas within the field of psychology, all written by the psychology professors at Shippensburg University.
Browse through the directory below, which is arranged by topics following how these topics might be arranged in a comprehensive general psychology book. Links in bold are to e-texts with multiple chapters; links in plain text are to individual articles.
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We also have another page called PsychUrls which lists websites by outside authors that our Psychology faculty have found useful for students. Click here to check it out!
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- Physiological Psychology (Behavioral Neuroscience)
- Sensation and Perception
- Motivation and Emotion
- Learning and Cognition
- Genetics and Evolution
- Developmental Psychology
- Psychological Disorders (Abnormal Psychology)
- Social Psychology
- History of Psychology