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Are you writing a paper on psychology? If you want to find and cite articles and full-text books on human behavior, Questia offers a variety of high-quality, scholarly research on this topic.

The Unlocking Personality Mind Map delves into the psychology of human behavior. (Credit: Mind Map Art)

The Unlocking Personality Mind Map delves into the psychology of human behavior. (Credit: Mind Map Art)

Human behavior defined

Human behavior includes all patterns of behavior attributable to the human species as a whole and of individual people. Read more

Good research topic ideas and tips for writing a psychology term paper

How to research psychology

How to research psychology (Photo credit: JohnConnell)

Writing a term paper forces you to bring together many skills that you are learning in your classes. First you will need to research topic ideas and then narrow your focus to one main idea. When writing a psychology term paper, there are so many possible topics from which to choose that it would be easy to get stalled at the beginning of your project. Here are a few tips and resources to help keep your project on track! Read more

Counseling psychology and development: Providing therapeutic treatments to treat a wide variety of symptoms

William James

Influential 19th century psychologist and philosopher, William James

In life, there are no guarantees. While you can control much of what goes on in your life, there are instances when issues can arise, overwhelming our abilities to manage and control our responses to them. Counseling psychology is one of the largest specialty practices within the field of psychology. Counseling psychologists take a more generalized approach when helping patients with any one of their psychosomatic problems.

William James was an influential 19th century psychologist and philosopher who wrote a pioneering paper called The Principles of Psychology, blending his own research and thoughts about psychology, philosophy and physiology. Read more

American consumerism, materialism and conspicuous consumption — A culture in crisis?

American consumerismIf there’s one thing American culture has never shied away from, it’s consumerism. The term consumerism was first used in 1915 to refer to “advocacy of the rights and interests of consumers, according to the Oxford English Dictionary. But does all this consumerism make us any happier? Northwestern University found that anyone placing great value on wealth, status and material possessions is more likely to be depressed and anti-social than the rest of us. Read more

Psychology articles on dreams, memory and personality on Questia

If you’re searching for psychology articles on dreams, memory, personality or other topics, check out some of the scholarly books and articles on Questia, your online research library and paper-writing tool.

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For example, on psychology alone you’ll find 43 thousand books, 14 thousand academic journal articles, 29 thousand newspaper and magazine articles and hundreds of encyclopedia entries. Read more