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PY 101: Introduction to Psychology: Find Articles in APA Journals

This guide explains how to find articles in American Psychological Association journals for PY 101 research credit.

APA Journals

The journals below are published by the American Psychological Association (APA).  Full-text articles in these journals may be found in PsycArticles.

  • Behavioral Neuroscience
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Journal of Abnormal Psychology
  • Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology
  • Journal of Educational Psychology
  • Journal of Experimental Psychology  (5 sections)
    • General
    • Applied
    • Animal Learning and Cognition
    • Human Perception and Performance
    • Learning Memory and Cognition
  • Psychology and Aging

Find Articles in APA Journals

View the video tutorial below for help with finding articles in APA journals for PY 101 research credit.


Use the screenshot tutorial below for help with finding articles in APA journals for PY 101 research credit.

1.  Go to PsycArticles.

2.  Click on publications above the search box.

screenshot of PsycArticles database with a publications link above the search box

3.  Enter the journal title into the search box then click on the search button.

publications search screen with the Journal of Abnormal Psychology in the search box and a green search button

4.  Find the matching journal in the list then click on the title.

matching publication results page with three results including the Journal of Abnormal Psychology

5.  Browse all issues by clicking on the search button or browse specific issues by clicking on the view issue button.

result page for the Journal of Abnormal Psychology with options to browse all issues or specific issues

6.  Sort by most recent first and/or limit by publication date if browsing all issues.

limit options on left side of results page for publication date

7.  Click on the article title to view the record.

result for a journal article with a clickable title to go into the record

8.  Read the abstract (summary) and download the full-text of the article.

record page for journal article with abstract or summary of article and PDF button for full text

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