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Ekstrom Library

Psychological and Brain Sciences Guide: Books

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Call number links = browse the catalog by call number.
Word links = browse the catalog by subject.

B -- Philosophy

  • BF -- Psychology
    • 38-64 -- Philosophy. Relation to other topics
    • 173-175.5 -- Psychoanalysis
    • 176-176.5 -- Psychological tests and testing
    • 180-198.7 -- Experimental psychology
    • 203 -- Gestalt psychology
    • 207-209 -- Psychotropic drugs and other substances
    • 231-299 -- Sensation. Aesthesiology
    • 309-499 -- Consciousness. Cognition (including learning, attention, comprehension, memory, imagination, genius, intelligence, thought and thinking, psycholinguistics, mental fatigue)
    • 501-505 -- Motivation
    • 511-593 -- Affection. Feeling. Emotion
    • 608-635 -- Will. Volition. Choice. Control
    • 636-637 -- Applied psychology
    • 638-648 -- New Thought. Menticulture, etc.
    • 660-685 -- Comparative psychology. Animal and human psychology
    • 692-692.5 -- Psychology of sex. Sexual behavior
    • 697-697.5 -- Differential psychology. Individuality. Self
    • 698-698.9 -- Personality
    • 699-711 -- Genetic psychology
    • 712-724.85 -- Developmental psychology (including infant psychology, child psychology, adolescence, adulthood)
    • 795-839 -- Temperament. Character
    • 839.8-885 -- Physiognomy. Phrenology
    • 889-905 -- Graphology. Study of handwriting
    • 908-940 -- The hand. Palmistry
    • 1001-1389 -- Parapsychology

H -- Social Sciences

  • H -- Social sciences (General)
  • HM -- Sociology (General)
  • HN -- Social history and conditions; Social problems
  • HQ -- The family; Marriage; Women; Sex
  • HS -- Societies: secret, benevolent, etc.
  • HT -- Communities; Social classes; Ethnology
  • HV -- Social service ; Criminology

R -- Medicine

Note that the Kornhauser Health Sciences Library uses a different classification scheme than the other libraries. MeSH, or Medical Subject Headings, are used throughout that library.

  • RC -- Internal medicine

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