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PSY 216 - Psychology of Gender: Find Background Information

Why use Reference Resources to Find Background Information?

 General Reference sources...

1. Are used in the early stages of research to provide background information.

2. Provide an unbiased overview about a topic.

3. Give you the essential facts and concepts to understand material written by experts.

4. Focus on well-established knowledge.

5. Present controversies in an objective and balanced way.

6. Save you time and frustration!

Class Project Topics

  • History of Stereotypes/Women & Men
  • Process/Implications of Stereotyping
  • Psychodynamic Approach to Personality
  • Social Learning Theory
  • Cognitive Theories of Gender Dev.
  • Gender Identity Development
  • Cognitive Abilities
  • Experience & Expression of Emotion
  • Friendships
  • Love Relationships
  • Dissolving Relationships
  • Heterosexuality
  • Homosexuality
  • Bisexuality
  • The School Experience/Early
  • The School Experience/Middle School
  • The School Experience/High School
  • The School Experience/College
  • Achievement
  • Careers
  • Gender Issues at Work
  • Stress and Coping

Reference Databases

PCC has a number of online reference databases that are great starting points for your research.  Here are a few suggested resources for research on gender and sexuality.

Online Reference Books

Print Reference Resources