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PSYCH 101-6: Music and the Mind (Smith): Getting Started

Dictionaries

Dictionaries help to clarify terminology by providing definitions of terms. These can also be a good source of potential keywords for searches in the catalog or databases.

  • APA Dictionary of Psychology.
    Publisher: Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, 2007.
    Location: MAIN Reference
    Call Number: 150.3 A639
     
  • The Cambridge Dictionary of Psychology.
    Publisher: Leiden: Cambridge University Press, 2009.
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  • A Dictionary of Psychology.
    Publisher: Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009.
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  • The Penguin Dictionary of Psychology. 3rd. ed.
    Publisher: New York: Penguin Books, 2001.
    Location: MAIN Core
    Call Number: 150.321 R291p 2001
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  • The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music. 5th ed.
    Publisher: Oxford ; New York: Oxford University Press, 2007.
    Call number: MUSIC Library (Stacks) ML 100 .K35 2007
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  • The Hutchinson Concise Dictionary of Music.
    Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon: Helicon Pub., 2006.
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  • The New Penguin Dictionary of Music.
    Publisher: London: Penguin, 2006.
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Encyclopedias

Encyclopedias provide background information on key concepts, theories and measures to help you better understand the field. Encyclopedia articles typically provide references to further readings where you can find additional detailed information on your topic.

  • The Concise Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology and Behavioral Science.
    Publisher: Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, 2005.
    Online: via Credo Reference
     
  • Elsevier's Dictionary of Psychological Theories.
    Publisher: Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2008.
    Location: MAIN Reference
    Call Number: 150.3 E49
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  • Encyclopedia of Applied Psychology.
    Publisher: San Diego, CA: Elsevier, 2004.
    Location: MAIN Reference
    Call Number: L 158.03 E56
    Online: via Credo Reference
     
  • Encyclopedia of Psychological Assessment.
    Publisher: Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 2003.
    Location: MAIN Reference
    Call Number: 150.28703 E56
     
  • International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences.
    Publisher: Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2001.
    Location: MAIN Reference
    Call Number: 300.3 I61
    Online: via Gale Virtual Reference Library
     
  • Oxford Music Online
    Publisher: Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007.
     

Handbooks

Handbooks are quick sources of facts and can supplement encyclopedia articles by providing detailed summaries of broad topics in the field.

  • Author: Patrik N. Juslin and John A. Sloboda.
    Title: Handbook of Music and Emotion : Theory, Research, Applications.
    Publisher: Oxford ; New York: Oxford University Press, 2010.
    Call number: MUSIC Library (Stacks) ML 3830 .H35
     
  • Author: Susan Hallam, et al.
    Title: The Oxford Handbook of Music Psychology.
    Publisher: Oxford ; New York: Oxford University Press, 2009.
    Call number: MUSIC Library (Stacks) ML 3830 .O9
     
  • Author: Michael Lewis.
    Title: Handbook of Emotions. 3rd ed.
    Publisher: New York: Guilford Publications, Inc., 2008.
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  • Author: Richard Colwell and Music Educators National Conference (U.S.).
    Title: MENC Handbook of Musical Cognition and Development.
    Publisher: New York: Oxford University Press, 2006.
    Call number: MUSIC Library (Reference) (Non-circulating) MT 1 .M98736
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  • Author: Jerrold Levinson.
    Title: The Oxford Handbook of Aesthetics.
    Publisher: Oxford ; New York: Oxford University Press, 2003.
    Call number: MAIN Reference (Non-circulating) 111.85 O98
     
  • Author: E. Bruce Goldstein.
    Title: Blackwell Handbook of Perception.
    Publisher: Oxford, UK ; Malden, Mass., USA: Blackwell, 2001.
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