The Most Frequently Cited Journal Articles and Authors in Introductory Psychology Textbooks

@article{Gorenflo1991TheMF,
  title={The Most Frequently Cited Journal Articles and Authors in Introductory Psychology Textbooks},
  author={Daniel W. Gorenflo and James V. McConnell},
  journal={Teaching of Psychology},
  year={1991},
  volume={18},
  pages={12 - 8}
}
Using reference lists from 24 introductory psychology textbooks, we generated two tables: The first contains a list of the most frequently cited journal articles in the introductory texts; the second contains a list of the most frequently cited authors. The usefulness of citation indexes is discussed as well as why the two tables included in this article turned out as they did. 

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