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Psychology/Social Sciences

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Psychology is the study of human behaviour. Social science explores aspects of human society, thought and culture including patterns and trends in society.

Here are a few of our newest books

Magill's Encyclopedia of Social Science: psychology by Nancy Piotrowski Psychology: the key concepts by Graham Richards Psychology by Don and Sandra HockenburyThe Psychology Book : From Shamanism to Cutting-Edge Neuroscience, 250 Milestones in the History of Psychology

ISU Topics

If you are looking for books about various issues in sociology, psychology, or culture check out our booklist, Issues in Sociology/Psychology/Culture, here.

Health & Behaviour
Health & Behaviour

Find in-depth, current info on mental and physical health issues, diagnoses, and treatments in these online books.

Statistics Canada Publications
Statistics Canada Publications

Find data on Canadian labour, manufacturing, investment, international trade, health, legal and social topics. Includes full text of Juristat and Insights on Canadian Society.

Virtual Reference Library
Virtual Reference Library

An entire reference library at your fingertips! Instantly access hundreds of eBooks and encyclopedias on virtually any subject, including business, geography, literature, history, and science. No checkout or special reader required. View the tutorial (Flash)

The following websites offer reliable, accurate information on various topics and issues in fields of sociology and psychology.

American Psychological Association
The website offers information on a wide range of topics in psychology including addictions, kids and the media, intelligence, learning and memory, personality and much more.

Association for Psychological Science
Information on various topics in psychology, limited free access to specific psychology journals, videos on research topics in psychology, links to psychological science in the news, and profiles of various psychological scientists and their research can be found on this website.