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Dewey Decimal Classification

Below you will find a list of call numbers using the Dewey Decimal Classification system which indicate where books concerning psychology can be found. In the library, our psychology books have been shelved together.  The shelf QR code will lead you to this Libguide.

150 Psychology

152 Perception, movement, emotions, and drives

153 Mental processes and intelligence

154 Subconscious and altered states

155 Differential and developmental psychology

156 Comparative psychology

158 Applied psychology

For books NOT in the psychology section but which may relate to social psychology, sports psychology, neurology, learning differences, abnormal psychology, criminal psychology - try the areas below:

302 Social interaction 
302.2 Communication
302.3 Social interaction within groups
302.4 Social interaction between groups
302.5 Relation of the individual to society
364 Criminology 
370 Education 
370.1 Philosophy, theories, general aspects
370.7 Education, research, related topics
370.8 History and description with respect to kinds of persons
371 School manaagement; special education 
612.8 Nervous functions Sensory functions
613.8 Substance abuse (Drug abuse), smoking
616.8 Diseases of the nervous system and mental disorders
793 Indoor games & amusements 
796 Athletic & outdoor sports & games 


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Don't eat the Marshmallow!

To introduce some books in the psychology field we start with this video from TED U where Joachim de Posada shares a landmark experiment on delayed gratification -- and how it can predict future success. With priceless video of kids trying their hardest not to eat the marshmallow. Joachim de Posada is a speaker and motivational coach. He's the author of "How to Survive Among the Piranhas" and "Don't Eat the Marshmallow ... Yet."

Accessing EBooks

The libraries also have some eBooks on Psychology, which can be read online by clicking the "Open" button in the library catalog.  

Click here for eBooks on Psychology in the Dover catalog.

Click here for eBooks on Psychology in the East catalog.


After reading please ensure you close the title click on the Bookbag to do so.  Don't just close the tab on your computer,  so that the book is available for the next person.