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Nau mai haere mai! Welcome to your Psychology subject guide!

How to use this guide:

  • This subject guide is intended to be used primarily by Psychology students who are studying at the University of Otago.
  • It is not intended to be read in one go, it is designed to be used as a resource that can be referred to, depending on your need, and your level of study.
  • Each top ‘tab’ is a link to a list of resources and/or information on how to make the best use of these resources.

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Megan Vaughan
Law Library, 8th Floor, Richardson Building, University of Otago, Dunedin.
+64 3 479 8915

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Dunedin 9054

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Tel 64 3 479 8910



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