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Starting points for research

Questia Online resources

The Questia database of eBooks and articles can be accessed from TWO (2) computers located in the Kishore Mahbubani library, one upstairs and one downstairs.  The login details have been saved.  Just click on "log in" and let the computer fill in the username/password.  Note, your psychology teachers also have an account.

Singapore Libraries

The National Library Board (NLB) of Singapore has millions of resources.  We encourage you to get an account, especially during the year you are doing your Extended Essay.  Click here to search their catalog.

Want to know if the NLB has a particular journal in their databases?   Click here and then select "Find eJournal" to search for a particular journal or magazine title -- and it will show you what database the journal can be found in.

The Sports Hub in Singapore has a library -- and any international school student can get a free membership.  Just bring along your UWCSEA Student ID card when you go.  Search their library catalog here.

Video - what is psychology?

The BBC Documentary below provides an update on our current knowledge about the brain.

Glossary & Dictionary

Psychology, as any other academic discipline, uses terms and abbreviations in a specific way. This link will take you to theThe REVISED Online Psychology Dictionary which defines and provides examples for 521 psychology related terms.   With over 1200 terms defined, this dictionary is primarily aimed at supporting secondary/senior/high school and early tertiary students who are studying psychology or related subjects.



Wolfram Alpha - Widget

Click on "cheer me up" of this Wolfram Alpha Widget in order to generate a data about depression in the US, and a big list of drugs to help overcome it.. You can also create your own widgets from their website.  See if you can create worldwide data for depression.

Google Scholar Searches

Google Scholar Search

Google books

Search for books using Google Book Search

Google Book Search


This guide has been created in order to assist students in their investigation and research in the field of psychology.  It is not meant to be all inclusive, but rather a selection of topics, issues, researchers and thinkers, books, online resources and social media to pique interest in psychology and act as a road map as to where further resources can be found.


Created by Nadine Bailey

This guide was created by Nadine Bailey between November 2013 and June 2015.

Please report any problems or missing links to for changes and updates.