March 5th, 2012

New PsycBooks Added – December 2011

PsycBOOKS added the following titles to its coverage list in December 2011. Of the titles added, 3 were APA books and 60 were designated Classic Books.

Classic books are landmark titles in psychology and are selected by APA experts.

APA Books

1.The conscious body: A psychoanalytic exploration of the body in therapy, © 2011, by Elisha, Perrin. ISBN: 1-4338-0909-5

2. Violence against women and children, Vol. 1: Mapping the terrain, © 2011, by White, Jacquelyn W. (Ed.); Koss, Mary P. (Ed.); Kazdin, Alan E. (Ed.). ISBN: 1-4338-0912-5

3.Violence against women and children, Vol. 2: Navigating solutions, © 2011, by Koss, Mary P. (Ed.); White, Jacquelyn W. (Ed.); Kazdin, Alan E. (Ed.). ISBN: 1-4338-0914-1

Classic Books

4.The adolescent, © 1938, by Arlitt, Ada Hart

5.Alcohol and human efficiency: Experiments with moderate quantities and dilute solutions of ethyl alcohol on human subjects, © 1924, by Miles, Walter R.

6.Autosuggestion and salesmanship or imagination in business, © 1923, by Scott, Frank Lincoln

7.Behaviorism and psychology, © 1923, by Roback, A. A.

8.Brightness and dullness in children (2nd ed.), © 1923, by Woodrow, Herbert

9.Catharine Esther Beecher: Pioneer educator, © 1932, by Harveson, Mae Elizabeth

10.Children astray, © 1923, by Drucker, Saul; Hexter, Maurice Beck

11.Children in foster homes: A study of mental development, © 1939, by Skodak, Marie

12.Clinical psychology, © 1929, by Bisch, Louis E.

13.Clinical psychology: Studies in honor of Lightner Witmer to commemorate the thirty-fifth anniversary of the founding of the first psychological clinic, © 1931, by Brotemarkle, Robert A. (Ed.)

14.Cold: The record of an Antarctic sledge journey, © 1931, by Gould, Laurence McKinley

15.Conservatism, radicalism, and scientific method: An essay on social attitudes, © 1923, by Wolfe, Albert Benedict

16.Cornerstones in child guidance, © 1938, by Stollerman, Maurice

17.Correctional education and the delinquent girl: A follow-up study of one hundred and ten Sleighton farm girls, © 1928, by Elliott, Mabel Agnes

18.Education and the psychology of thinking, © 1936, by Symonds, Percival V.

19.Educational psychology, © 1936, by Skinner, Charles E. (Ed.)

20.Elementary general psychology, © 1936, by Fernberger, Samuel W.

21.Experimental psychology and child study, © 1922, by Anonymous

22.Foundations of educational psychology: Nature’s gifts to man, © 1939, by Sandiford, Peter

23.Gestalt psychology and meaning, © 1930, by Ellis, Willis Davis

24.Group experiments in elementary psychology: Students’ manual and notebook, © 1931, by Ford, Adelbert

25.A handbook of child psychology, © 1931, by Murchison, Carl (Ed.)

26.A handbook of mental tests: A further revision and extension of the Binet-Simon scale, © 1922, by Kuhlmann, F.

27.Helmholtz’s treatise on physiological optics, Vol. 1 (Trans. from the 3rd German ed.), © 1924, by von Helmholtz, H.; Southall, James P. C. (Ed.)

28.How to measure in education, © 1922, by McCall, William A.

29.An introduction to social psychology (16th ed.), © 1923, by McDougall, William

30.An introduction to the theory of statistics (6th ed. enl.), © 1922, by Yule, G. Udny

31.Laboratory studies in educational psychology, © 1924, by Turner, Egbert Milton; Betts, George Herbert

32.The measurement of emotion, © 1922, by Smith, W. Whately

33.Mental health: Past, present, and future, © 1934, by Ruggles, Arthur Hiler

…. For a full list of all 60 classic books that were published to PsycBOOKS in December, please email Jennie Simning at

Note: To read any of the these ebooks – go to the Library’s Databases A-Z page. Scroll down and click PsycBOOKs. Once in the database, type in the book title.



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