Want to just browse for books on the shelf and see what you can find? No problem! Refer to this table for a list of call number ranges for psychology topics. The call number is like an address for that book: it tells us where the book should go on the shelf and you can use it to find books on specific topics.
|Call Number Range||Psychology Topic|
|BF 173 - 175.5||Psychoanalysis|
|BF 176 - 176.5||Psychological tests and testing|
|BF 180 - 198.7||Experimental psychology|
|BF 203||Gestalt psychology|
|BF 207 - 209||Psychotropic drugs and other substances|
|BF 231 - 299||Sensation. Aesthesiology|
|BF 309 - 499||Consciousness. Cognition|
|BF 501 - 505||Motivation|
|BF 511 - 593||Affection. Feeling. Emotion|
|BF 608 - 635||Will. Volition. Choice. Control|
|BF 636 - 637||Applied psychology|
|BF 638 - 648||New Thought. Menticulture, etc.|
|BF 660 - 685|
|BF 692 - 692.5||Psychology of sex.
|BF 697 - 697.5||Differential psychology.
|BF 698 - 698.9||Personality|
|BF 699 - 711||Genetic psychology|
|BF 712 - 724.85||Developmental psychology
(including infant psychology,
|BF 795 - 839||Temperament. Character|
|BF 839.8 - 885||Physiognomy. Phrenology|
|BF 889 - 905||Graphology. Study of handwriting|
|BF 908 - 940||The hand. Palmistry|
Books are a great resource for finding in-depth information on your topic, since books are often written by subject experts. They help consolidate knowledge regarding the topic and present a foundational overview. You can find both physical books and e-books through the library: you can check physical books out from the library with your student I.D. and you can often download e-books to your computer (or tablet or phone) to read.
When you find a book, make sure to consider the author and the publication date: knowing how recent the book was written and if the author is an expert on the topic can help you determine whether the book is more useful or not for your research.
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