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Psychology Resources on the Web

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General Psychology Sources

About Psychology - This link to hundreds of psychology sites on a variety of subjects is hosted by the About network. Each site is personally reviewed by Social Psychologist, Shelley Wu.

Classics in the History of Psychology - Searchable, full-text collection of "historically significant public domain documents from the scholarly literature of psychology and allied disciplines."

Current Topics in Psychology - Maintained by a clinical psychologist, this directory provides links to general psychology articles, sites and research tools as well as to discipline specific information.

Encyclopedia of Psychology - This site provides an easily searchable main screen that provides links to almost 2000 psychology related web pages.  A category subject guide provides quick access to such topics as career information and psychological organizations.

Mental Health and Psychology Resources Online - Annotated directory of over 3000 psychology and mental health related sites. Part of the PsychCentral pages maintained by psychologist Dr. John Grohol.

PsychWeb - Geared toward psychology students and teachers, this site provides links to a variety of psychology-related information including career planning and journal listings.  Compiled by Georgia Southern University.

Web Resources in Psychology - A comprehensive subject listing of psychology resources compiled by Skidmore College.

Developmental Psychology

Adult Development and Aging - Visit the Division 20 APA homepage to learn more about belonging to this division as well as some of the latest news on this topic.

Stages of Life: Human Development and Family Sciences - Choose a "family unit" and then a subject area to access publications on a variety of topics such as infants and young children-growth and development.

National Institute of Child Health & Human Development - Here you will find information about the many types of studies NICHD conducts, as well as related publications, funding, employment, and research resources.

Child Development Theories from About.com - Provides links to pages that discuss several theories including Mahler's, Erikson's, and Freud.

Developmental Psychology from About.com - Provides links to pages on early childhood development; theories of development; parenting and child care; and Piaget's Stages.

Forensic Psychology

Dr. Hall's Suggested Web Sites

American Bar Association
American Civil Liberties Union
American Correctional Association
American Psychological Association
Bureau of Justice Statistics
Drug Enforcement Administration
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Journal of Correctional Education
National Association of Forensic Counselors
Psychology, Public Policy, and Law

David Willshire's Forensic Psychology and Psychiatry Links - Maintained by a senior psychologist, this page is a great starting place for anyone looking for forensic psychology information on the web.

Law Enforcement Bulletin - A monthly publication put out by the FBI, search this site to get the latest news and information on legal issues pertaining to the United States. Available in either .pdf or .html format.

Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print - "Mental Measurements Yearbook, produced by the Buros Institute at the University of Nebraska, provides users with a comprehensive guide to over 2,000 contemporary testing instruments. Designed for an audience ranging from novice test consumers to experienced professionals, the MMY series contains information essential for a complete evaluation of test products within such diverse areas as psychology, education, business, and leadership. First published by Oscar K. Buros, the MMY series allows users to make knowledgeable judgments and informed selection decisions about the increasingly complex world of testing. MMY provides coverage from Volume 9 to the present." "Tests in Print (TIP) serves as a comprehensive bibliography to all known commercially available tests that are currently in print in the English language. TIP provides vital information to users including test purpose, test publisher, in-print status, price, test acronym, intended test population, administration times, publication date(s), and test author(s)."

Personality

The Personality Project - Covers all aspects of personality including theory, taxonomies, assessment, applications, and much more.

Great Ideas in Personality - This web site deals with the wide range of information available on scientific research programs in personality psychology.

Personality Theories - Created by Dr. C. George Boeree at Shippensburg (PA) University, this "e-text" provides theories from Freud to Skinner. Each "e-chapter" includes a biography of the theorist, a synopsis and discussion of their theory, and suggestions for further reading.

Social Psychology Societies and Sites

Society for Personality and Social Psychology - As stated on their home page, "The goals of the Society are to further the generation and dissemination of research in personality and social psychology."  This page provides information about the society and its pursuits, an "other links" option, and a search option to search their site and the Social Psychology Network (see below).

Social Psychology Network - This searchable database provides access to more than 5,000 links of psychology-related resources.

Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues - Information about the Society and its many functions can be found here at their homepage.

Resources for Teaching Social Psychology - Dubbed CROW: Course Resources on the Web, this site provides materials for teachers and students.  Student resources include study resources, style guides, and research resources. 

Women and Psychology

The Society for the Psychology of Women - A division of the APA, the Society focuses on the feminist perspective in the psychology of women. Find out more by clicking on the link above.

Women's Intellectual Contributions to the Study of Mind and Society - Created by students in an advanced seminar class at Webster University, St. Louis, MO, "Women's intellectual contributions..." provides information on leading women contributors in the fields of psychology, anthropology, sociology, and social work.

Organizations

American Psychological Society - The Mission of the society is "to promote, protect, and advance the interests of scientifically oriented psychology in research, application, and the improvement of human welfare." Follow the links on their homepage to get information about how to join, News and Research, Employment Listings, Annual Conventions, APS Journals, APS Student Caucus, and more. 

American Psychological Association - Visit the APA homepage to find out information about the Association. Click on the student link to get educational information, career information, and other links of interest to students.

Society for Computers in Psychology - The Society for Computers in Psychology is interested in applications of computers in psychology. Visit their site to find out how to join, conference information, and other member benefits.

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