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Psychology Subject Guide

This guide features lots of resources to help with your PSY 150 assignments!

Selecting a Topic

Deciding on a topic can be one of the toughest parts of preparing a speech. The resources on this page can help start the brainstorming process. You can also look for background information in the books or article databases mentioned in this guide.

Websites for Topic Suggestions

Credo Reference- Online Encyclopedias

Credo Reference features more than 600 online reference books.  You'll find helpful topic pages, articles from encyclopedias in many disciplines, and links to articles in other library databases.

Points of View databases

Opposing Viewpoints & other series

The library has a number of books from the Opposing Viewpoints, Current Controversies, and At Issue series that can assist you in selecting a topic for a persuasive or informative speech.  Search "opposing viewpoints" or "current controversies" or "at issue" in the online catalog.