Welcome to the research guide for PL386. You can deepen your study of Experimental Psychology by using this guide to broaden your understanding of experimental psychology topics and research.
"PL 386 provides cadets with detailed practical knowledge and skills in the experimental analysis of behavior and human performance. Particular emphasis is placed on design of laboratory and field experiments, laboratory automation and instrumented data acquisition, computer data analysis, and on the distinction between laboratory research, field test and evaluation".
When searching for background information on a typical topic for this course such as a leadership concept or behavioral model use keywords related to leadership, psychology, and behavior to find books, ebooks, newspaper articles, as well as journal articles to increase your understanding of psychology in Scout or the Library Catalog.
Are you curious about General Psychology books we have here in the USMA Library? You can always use Scout or our catalog to search for a book on a specific topic, but if you enjoy browsing the shelves, go up to the west side of the 5th floor and find the call numbers that start with "BF." Here's a general listing of subject areas:
Looking for journal articles on General Psychology topics? The USMA Library offers a variety of psychology databases that provide access to journal articles to help with your research. Find them by following the links below.