1. Consider an area or topic in psychology that intrigues you.
2. Make the most of a "Google search" on your topic.
Sources to look for popular press coverage of psychological research include:
Newspapers & Magazines
New York Times Newspaper Health section
Chicago Tribune Newspaper Health section
Psychology Today (News, Trending Topics, Essential Reads sections)
APA Spotlight (a free summary of recently published articles in an APA Journal)
Other magazines to consider include: Women's Health; Men's Health; AARP Bulletin; Science Magazine; Scientific Magazine; Prevention; Woman's Day; etc.
Radio & TV News Outlets Try both local and national stations - most of their websites carry detailed reports on the topics they report on and offer search bars to enter your topic of interest e.g. mental health studies.
NPR (national) & WBEZ (local) radio
Often times, the popular article will include an electronic link to the referenced study or identify its title and authors. To find a referenced study by title and author you have a couple of choices:
1. Use CUC's Library databases