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Lifespan Developmental Psychology

A guide to assist students with assignments for Lifespan Developmental Psychology PS 349.

Psychological Articles

To locate scientific psychology articles, begin your search with PsycINFO.  

Note: PsycArticles is a subset of PsycINFO. The library recommends searching PsycINFO in order to find the most resources for your topic. 

Search Tips: 

Use the Thesaurus within PsycINFO. 

When you find an article you like, use the subject headings in the article to find additional articles on the same topic. 

Limit your search results to the last 5 years for psychology articles. 

Narrow your searches by using a Boolean AND.  For example, search for the specific disorder AND another aspect of the topic such as gender, age, behavior, etc.

Subject Headings

The following are APA Subject Headings used in PsycINFO for the developmental life stages. For best results use the Thesaurus to locate the specific subject heading for the life stage you are researching.

Select Advanced Search and then Age Groups.