The department has dedicated an area in 2011 Percival Stern Hall where psychology students will find a variety of valuable materials, many related to graduate school application. Some of these publications are listed below.
Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th edition
(2010). Most Psychologists have agreed on one style for our professional writing that differs in many details from the style that you may have been taught in a high school or college English courses. You will need to have a copy of the manual for at least one of your Psychology laboratory courses, and most Psychology professors require that all papers in their courses follow the APA manual. In addition to its technical sections on editorial style, the APA manual contains two chapters of helpful general writing tips.
Career Paths in Psychology: Where Your Degree Can Take You
Washington, DC: American Psychological Associations, 1997.
Graduate Study in Psychology, 2012 Edition
(Washington, DC: American Psychological Association; 2012; http://www.apa.org/pubs). Published every two years by the APA. Can be purchased for about $30.00. This book offers information including the different types of graduate programs and where they are located nationally, as well as some information about financial aid and admission standards.
The Complete Guide to Graduate School Admissions: Psychology and Related Fields
(Keith-Spiegel, P.; Hillsdale, N.J.: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates; 1991).
Neuroscience Training Programs in North America
(Washington, DC: Society for Neurosciences; 1994). See Dr. Dohanich for more information.
Graduate Training Programs in Industrial/Organizational Psychology and Related Fields
(Bowling Green, OH: Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Inc.; 1995).