Dictionary of Psychology Companion Website
Here is a list of recommended web links:
Psychology Departments on the Web. Worldwide list of university psychology departments, searchable by country
Scholarly Societies Project: Psychology. With numerous links to scholarly societies in psychology.
Scholarly Societies Project: Neurosciences & Psychiatry. With numerous links.
Psychological Societies. List of psychological societies around the world.
American Psychological Association. Massive site with many useful links.
Association for Psychological Science. With many links to other websites.
British Psychological Society. With news about psychology, a research digest, and much else besides.
Student Members Group. Site for the Student Members Group of the British Psychological Society.
Canadian Psychological Association. In English and French.
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Psychologie. The German Psychological Society. In German..
Experimental Psychology Society. 'For the furtherance of scientific enquiry within the field of Psychology'.
Psychonomic Society. Dedicated to promoting communication of scientific research in psychology and allied sciences..
Association for Behavior Analysis International. Dedicated to 'the growth and vitality of behavior analysis'.
Cognitive Science Society. Interdisciplinary research in artificial intelligence, linguistics, anthropology, psychology, neuroscience, philosophy, and education.
Cognitive Neuroscience Society. Committed to the development of mind and brain research.
Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences. Dedicated to advancing knowledge about human behaviour.
Society for Gestalt Theory and its Applications. 'Promoting the Gestalt-theoretical perspective in research and practice.'
Online publications and databases
Monitor on Psychology. The American Psychological Association magazine.
ScienceDirect. An online database of books and journal articles in psychology.
PsycARTICLES. Full-text articles from journals published mainly by the American Psychological Association.
PsycINFO database. Indexing some 2,000 psychology journals and including dissertations, books, and reports.
APA Videos. Information and purchasing site for a wide range of psychology videos and DVDs.
Classics in the History of Psychology. 19th- and 20th-century publications, with full-text versions..
BPS Journals. Information about journals published by the British Psychological Society.
BPS Research Digest. The British Psychological Society's free fortnightly digest of current research findings.
Psycline. A journal and article locator.
Search Resources. List of links for searching mental health and psychiatry resources on the web.
Genamics JournalSeek. A searchable database of psychology journals, categorized by topic areas.
Psych Web. A megasite of psychology resources for students and lecturers.
Psychology Resources on the Internet. A massive collection of resources on a wide range of topics.
Psychology Topics. Extensive list of psychology topics, with associated articles and resources.
AllPsych Online. A virtual psychology classroom for psychology students.
The Higher Education Academy Psychology Network. Useful information about psychology practicals.
Psybersite. Web tutorials for learning about a wide range of topics in psychology.
Biological and comparative psychology
Neuroscience for Kids. Accessible website dealing with many aspects of neuroscience.
Important Scientists in the Early Development of Comparative Cognition. Information on Darwin, Pavlov, Thorndike, etc.
Animal Behavior Society. 'Founded to encourage and promote the study of animal behavior.'
American Crowbar Case. Phineas Gage's brain injury and nineteenth century theories of cerebral localization.
Probe the Brain. Activities to learn about brain structure and function.
Good Drug Guide. Massive guide to drugs and their effects.
Basic Neural Processes. A collection of tutorials on neural functions.
Drugs, Brains and Behavior. Full-text book by C. Robin Timmons and Leonard W. Hamilton (1990).
Evolutionary Psychology: A Primer. Full-text book, by Leda Cosmides and John Tooby (1997).
Society for Neuroscience. Advancing the study of the brain and nervous system.
Cognitive psychology, cognitive neuroscience, and cognitive science
Cogprints. Free access to thousands of psychology articles online, subdivided by areas.
Society for Judgment and Decision Making. With useful links to relevant websites.
Dual Task. Demonstrations and information about human multi-task performance and attention limits.
Genes to Cognition Online. Neuroscience: disorders, cognitive processes, research.
Formation of False Memories. Informative discussion by Elizabeth Loftus.
WordNet. English nouns, verbs, adjectives, and adverbs grouped into sets of cognitive synonyms.
Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition. Investigation of neural mechanisms in human cognitive abilities.
Human Intelligence. Includes biographies and interactive map of the history of intelligence theory and testing.
Daniel Goleman. Blog about emotional intelligence by one of its pioneers.
Understanding Natural Intelligence. With a list of useful papers and books.
Illusions, Perception & Cognitive Science. Al Seckel's collection of visual illusions, with references and links.
Akiyoshi's illusion pages. Spectacular collection of visual illusions.
SimplyPsychology. Theories of perception.
Physiology of Perception. Explanations and diagrams to explain the physiology of perception.
Test Reviews Online. Reviews of psychological tests from the Mental Measurements Yearbook.
International Personality Item Pool. IPIP, providing free personality tests for research in psychology.
Personality & Consciousness. Links to articles on personality theorists such as Adler, Jung, Lewin, and Maslow.
Information on Self-efficacy. Massive site about self-efficacy, its measurement, and Albert Bandura's theories.
Personality Project. A collection of web pages devoted to the academic study of personality.
Personal Construct Psychology. Site devoted to the system developed by George Kelly.
Social Psychology Network. With over 14,000 links, plus resources in social psychology teaching and research.
Stanford Prison Experiment. The official website, describing the classic experiment.
Altruism. Listen online to the BBC In Our Time debate about altruism.
Stanley Milgram. Biography and overview of his research into obedience and other issues.
Social Cognition Paper Archive. Articles and links to social psychology researchers.
Project Implicit. Demonstrations and research information about the Implicit Association Test.
Society of Experimental Social Psychology. 'A scientific organization dedicated to the advancement of social psychology.'
Positive Psychology Center. Promoting research, training, education, and the dissemination of positive psychology
Centre for Applied Positive Psychology. Promoting the science and practice of positive psychology.
TED Studies: Psychology - Understanding Happiness. Videos of short lectures.
European Association of Developmental Psychology. With useful developmental psychology links..
British Dyslexia Association. With links to information about dyslexia.
Resources and commentary on attachment from the New York Attachment Consortium..
Sleep and dreams
Sleep Home Pages. A portal to many web sites with information about sleep.
Sleepnet. Many links to sites about sleep, sleep disorders, and dreams.
Dreamresearch. Information about using content analysis to study dreams.
PsychCentral. Mental health network, with information and support networks for mental health.
Academy for Eating Disorders. Information about all eating disorders.
British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy. With many links.
REBT-CBT. Rational emotive behaviour therapy and cognitive behaviour therapy, with podcasts and articles.
SimplyPsychology. Straightfoward discussions of types of behaviour therapy.
APA Help Center. American Psychological Association's brochures, tips, and articles on psychological and emotional issues.
The American Institute of Stress. Clearing house for information on all stress-related subjects.
SurveyMonkey. An online site for creating surveys.
Research Randomizer. For assigning experimental participants or subjects randomly to treatment conditions.
Online Psychology Research. Participate in psychology studies currently running on the internet.
Psychological Research on the Net. Categorized list of experiments on the internet to participate in.
Psychological Image Collection at Stirling. Including a database of faces for use in research.
UK Data Archive. The largest UK collection of social sciences digital data.
Social Survey Question Bank. Examples to assist with the design of new survey questionnaires.
PsycCRITIQUES. American Psychological Association database of reviews of psychology books.
Statnotes. Useful information about multivariate statistics.
APA Ethics Office. Ethical guidelines issued by the American Psychological Association.
Ethics and Code of Conduct. Ethical guidelines issued by the British Psychological Society.
Neuroethics. Ethical issues emerging from different branches of clinical and basic neuroscience.
Careers in Psychology. Advice from the British Psychological Society.
Careers in Psychology. Booklet from the American Psychological Association.
Career Decision Aids. List of links to web pages useful for psychology careers advice.
Biographies of Major Contributors to Cognitive Science. Expanded from Companion to Cognitive Science (Blackwell, 1988).
Interpretation of Dreams. Full-text online version of Sigmund Freud's book.
Freud Museum. Site of the Sigmund Freud Museum in London.
William James. Massive site dedicated to this pioneer of US psychology.
Carl Jung. Biography and description of Jung's theories.
Abraham Maslow. Biography and description of his theory of the hierarchy of needs.
Maslow Nidus. Collection of papers, portions of books, and biography of Abraham Maslow.
Jean Piaget Society: Information about the Swiss developmental psychologist.
B. F. Skinner. A biography of and a description of Skinner's work.
Carl Rogers. Biographical pages about Carl Rogers and the humanistic psychology movement.
Kinsey Institute. For Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction.
Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness. With a searchable list of free articles.
Society for Consumer Psychology. With additional links.
Mind and Body: René Descartes to William James. Full-text book by Robert H. Wozniak (1992).
The Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies. With information on behaviour analysis.