posted by Ron .
Where can I find the best resources to research this question besides the text book?
Psychology has many applications in our lives, both professionally and personally. How might having a background in psychology help you in your professional life? How might it help you in your personal life?
I'd start scholarly research here:
Also, don't forget about the real live reference librarians in your college or public library. They are magnificently trained to help you do research! They can also help you gain access to and understand how to search the huge databases that nearly every library in the country now subscribes to.
Do you want to be a psychologist? If so, what area of psychology interests you?
To give some ideas of applications ink one's personal life, this source might help: