The start of a new semester brings on many changes ranging from new classes to new roommates. For many psychology students, all those new classes probably mean that you need some fresh research ideas for your projects, papers, and experiments.
Students often get hung up on this initial stage and dawdle over finding a good topic. Yes, choosing a strong topic for your paper or experiment is essential, but you don't want to waste valuable time that you could be spending on the research or writing process!
Fortunately, we've come up with some ideas that might help. First, start by checking out a few of our psychology experiment ideas with topics ranging from memory to music. If you are looking for a topic for a specific class, exploring our lists of ideas for developmental psychology and social psychology classes might be helpful.
Still stumped? Browse through the following links for even more ideas.
- Ideas for Psychology Science Fair Projects
- Ideas for Psychology Term Papers
- Got a Great Idea? Share It Here
One reader also offers this great tip: "If your paper needs to have sources from a peer reviewed journal then find out what databases your school's library gives you access to. It's really frustrating to find a topic you like, but then to have a hard time finding good sources."
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