Psychology

Emerging trends in the social and behavioral sciences : an interdisciplinary, searchable, and linkable resource

Description

"Each essay in this collection of over 400 is drawn from the core social and behavioral sciences disciplines of anthropology, economics, political science, psychology and sociology and contains a summary of what is presently known about the topic and identifies promising areas for future research. Hyperlinks accompany each essay, which direct readers to other relevant essays inEmerging Trends; these essays present different aspects and points of view on the topic and often rely on different levels of analysis. The result is a unique tool for learning about developments in our fields, an intelligent, interdisciplinary, multi-dimensional, user-friendly, "smart" system of cross-referencing applied to important topics of study.

Emerging Trends will promote interdisciplinary and multi-layered awareness on key topics by directing readers’ attention to aspects of topics that readers will likely never have heard of or thought about (much less know how to find). To do this, dense layers of hyperlinks have been created, connecting each essay with others that focus on other facets of the topic, often written by authorities from different fields of study and disciplines. Readers are strongly urged to explore these hyperlinks in order to expand their own thinking about topics that interest them." from Book Home page

This resource includes 15 chapters authored by U-M researchers.

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E-Book(s)
Handbook
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Sage Video

Alternative Titles
Counseling and Psychotherapy
Media, Communication & Cultural Studies
Education Collection
Description

Three collections of videos from Sage Publishing, in streaming format: Counseling & Psychotherapy, Education, and Media, Communication & Cultural Studies.  Includes tutorials, interviews and documentaries. 

Counseling videos include counseling skills, professional issues, research methods, and theory and approaches.

The education collection offers a practical view of education in a variety of teaching settings and situations, ranging from early childhood education to educational leadership.

Media collection includes popular culture, communications and research methods for media studies, communications and cultural studies.

 

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Video
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http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/39826
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Colloquium Lecture Series: The Developing Brain

Alternative Titles
Colloquium Digital Library of Life Sciences
Description

The Colloquium Digital Library of Life Sciences is a collection of 50- to 120-page electronic books that synthesize current knowledge on essential topics in the biomedical and life sciences.  Each book is called a "Lecture" because offers a great deal of integration, analysis, and depth (compared with a review article in a journal).  Each series is edited by a prominent researcher in the field.

U-M Library has access to The Developing Brain, edited by Margaret M. McCarthy.  Some lectures are supplemented by video and slides. 

(Summarized from the resource's About page)

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E-Book(s)
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http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/31783
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Psychological Experiments Online

Description

Psychological Experiments Online pairs audio and video recordings of quintessential experiments in psychology with thousands of pages of primary-source documents. It's packed with exclusive and hard-to-find materials, including notes from experiment participants, journal articles, books, field notes, and final reports on topics from obedience to authority and from conformity to operant conditioning.

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Audio
Text Collection
Video
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http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/31667
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Encyclopedia of Trauma: an Interdisciplinary Guide

Alternative Titles
Sage Reference Online
Description

Provides an introduction to traumatology: the study of trauma, its effects, and methods to modify effects.  Topics include trauma psychology, military psychiatry and behavioral health, post-traumatic stress and disorder, trauma social work, disaster mental health, and the recent subfield of history and trauma, with an examination of long-term effects of traumas experienced by entire communities and nations, both from natural events (such as Pompeii and Hurricane Katrina) and man-made (such as the Holocaust and 9/11.)

Charles R. Figley, editor.  Published 2012.

Type
Encyclopedia
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/30043
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Obedience

Alternative Titles
The Milgram Series
Stanley Milgram's Obedience
Migram Obedience to Authority
Description

Film of social psychologist Stanley Milgram's 1961 experiment, "Obedience to Authority" at Yale University.  This film provides the important visual imagery essential for truly understanding the foundations of this field.

 

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Video
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http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11795
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Encyclopedia of Human Behavior

Alternative Titles
Elsevier Encyclopedia of Human Behavior
Encyclopedia of Human Behaviour
Description

The Encyclopedia of Human Behavior, Second Edition is a comprehensive three-volume reference source on human action and reaction, and the thoughts, feelings, and physiological functions behind those actions. Presented alphabetically by title, 300 articles probe both enduring and exciting new topics in physiological psychology, perception, personality, abnormal and clinical psychology, cognition and learning, social psychology, developmental psychology, language, and applied contexts. 

Editor-in-Chief, V.S. Ramachandran.  Published 2012.

 

Type
Encyclopedia
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http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11771
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APA Handbooks of Psychology

Alternative Titles
APA Books
PsycNET
Description

Full text of 12 multi-volume handboooks from the American Psychological Association.

Type
E-Book(s)
Handbook
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http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11543
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Tests and Measures in the Social Sciences: Tests available in compilation volumes

Alternative Titles
Helen Hough
TMdb
Description

An index to 139 print compilations, web sites and other resources for test instruments with nearly 14,000 tests and measurements compiled from 1967 - 2013.  This resource does not include the tests but indexes them in order to find them in other published resources. While not an exhaustive index this is an excellent resource to help those who are searching for reliable instruments. It also includes many instruments outside of the social sciences, including many in the health sciences. Tests and Measures in the Social Sciences was developed and is maintained by Helen Hough of the University of Texas at Arlington.

 

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Database
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http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11527
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