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Background information provides basic facts, history, descriptions and concepts about your topic. Use only the information that you find useful in starting your research. You can always return to your sources if you need more in-depth information as you get deeper into your research topic.
Find background information on a psychology topic
Begin your research by looking up your keywords in an online dictionary, encyclopedia or reference book.
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Contains dictionaries, bilingual dictionaries, thesauri, encyclopedias, quotations and atlases, plus a wide range of subject-specific titles. After using the Facts on File Health Reference Center (above), this is a great place for you to gather additional information on your psychology topic.
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