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Psychology 210

Search tips

Try several different search terms and phrases, and take note of useful subjects or descriptors that appear in citations which are on-topic.  Here are some examples of searches:

"aggression" AND (children OR "teenage girls" OR adolescents) [use whatever category applies]

"acting out" OR "attention seeking"

"attachment theory" OR bonding

"childhood illnesses"

"cognitive development"

"gender role development"

"genetic abnormalities"


"language development"

"moral development"


"personality development"

"play therapy"

"prenatal development"

"special needs"


violence AND children

Library databases

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See the videos under the Psychology Collection and OneSearch tabs for examples on how to search for peer reviewed journal articles.