Start Here: American Psychological Association This website is filled with articles on psychological studies to background articles. Note that there are also a great deal of additional resources linked from this web page.
Use ELM: ELM (Electronic Library of Minnesota) is a state sponsored source of academic periodicals and articles. best source for this assignment: Student Research Center
use "Advanced Search"
select search terms carefully
use the "full text" check box
try the Explora Library database
when you find an article that interests you, note the subjects for finding other articles of similar type
What about Wikipedia? Wikipedia is NOT an academic resource, HOWEVER, it can be place to get started looking for information and academic resources. Never cite information from Wikipedia, instead, find, verify, and cite information upon which Wiki articles are based. (Using the bibliography can be useful, BUT ONLY IF the resulting sources are academic in nature.)
Citing Information: Here is my web page on online helpers and other resources for citing your materials in APA style.