Psychology & Gerontology Research Guide: PSYC 395: History of Psychology

Guide to Library Resources in Psychology and Gerontology

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Public domain history of psychology books (Google Books)

Milgram Experiment - Original Footage

Compliance (Film) - A Classic Psychology Experiment Reexamined

New York Times review of Compliance
Courier-Journal newspaper article desribes the event upon which the film is based.

PsycINFO - Search for Journal Articles and More

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Selected Bibliography (Books on the History of Psychology)

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History of Psychology Links

Online Reference Resources on the History of Psychology

Recommended Journals for History of Psychology

The first two journals are conveniently searchable full text via the publishers' websites. The last two journals listed can be browsed by issue in PsycINFO.