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Here's an ever evolving index of useful and/or entertaining Net resources in psychology, organized by category and compiled by your MegaPsych host. While the focus of this site is on web sites, FTP, Gopher and Telnet sites, discussion lists and newsgroups are also listed by category.
George Miller, in his presidential address to the American Psychological Association in 1969, admonished psychologists to focus on giving psychology "away to the people who really need it — and that includes everyone." Well, George, with the help of hundreds of our colleagues, I'm going to do the best I can.
Statistics allow us to make sense of the empirical data we collect. These sites may help you learn (or teach) statistics.
With a little information, and a little training, we can control many of our body functions.
What do psychologists do when they get to work, and how do they prepare for and find those jobs?
The process of thinking and the content of our thoughts.
Much psychological research is conducted using animals. If we are to know whether that research will generalize to humans (or to other animal species), we must know as much as we can about our animal subjects. That is the job of the comparative psychologist.
How does marketing and advertising affect our behavior and mental processes?
Diversity is the name of the game, today. In this global culture we are creating, we need to understand people from different backgrounds.
How did I get from there to here?
How do we decide when abnormal behavior is abnormal enough that a person suffers from a mental disorder? How do we measure the degree of imparment that a person is showing?
"This is your brain. This is your brain on ...."
What can psychology tell us about the nature, causes and enhancement of teaching and learning?
Electronic journals of psychology. Listed journals make at least some full articles available online.
Electronic journals of science (other than psychology) for the lay reader.
Why do I feel this way?
and Community Psychology
In what ways do psychological processes and the natural and man-made physical environments interact?
Issues in Psychology
Psychologists are required to adhere to strict ethical standards in their research, teaching, and practice activities.
Figures in Psychology
Many pages are devoted to the famous psychologists of the past.
or Contacting Psychologists
Many professional organizations a beginning to post listings of members on the Internet.
The intersection of Psychology and law in the criminal justice system.
Games based on knowledge of psychology. For both students and non students.
How does health affect our behavior, and how can our behavior affect our health?
"Psychology has a long past, but only a short history". (Hermann Ebbinghaus, 1908)
You thought I would leave this out?
"Look deeeeply into my eyes." Ok, gang, lets get serious.
and Organizational Psychology
The focus is on the workplace and more formal, organized groups.
What is Intelligence? How do we measure it? More important, where can I get some???
How do we learn and use our ability to communicate?
How did we learn to do all those things we can do now, but once could not?
How do we acquire, maintain and retrieve all that stuff we have learned? Or, why can't we?
What makes us move?
Theory and Assessment
What kind of person am I? How did I get to be this kind of person?
We are physical creatures, too. These sites will provide insight into what we are learning about the body — especially the brain.
An assortment of pages that do not fit into any other category.
What kinds of disorders do people suffer from? No small matter, given that about one in three of us will suffer from a psychological disorder in our lifetime.
National, state, regional, and local professional organizations for psychologists, psychiatrists and students.
on the Web
Pages of individual psychologists. Oft included: background, courses taught, syllabi, personal information.
Many schools are beginning to offer psychology courses via the Internet. "Distance learning" can involve vast distances.
Colleges and universities often show information about their programs, faculty, students, etc.
A number of psychologists, and others, are interested in the psychological dynamics of the Internet.
So, you think psychology and religion don't mix?
What kind of professional help is available to those suffering from mental disorders?
of Psychology Books
Psychology textbook publishers are making much material available on the Internet.
You, too, can participate in research. And you don't even have to leave your keyboard.
Psychology is a science, not because it has all the answers, but because of how it attempts to answer the questions.
the Web For Psychology-oriented Sites
Hundreds of web sites exist that are wholly, or in part, devoted to topics that are, or might be of interest to psychologists or psychology students. The trick is to find them when you need them.
Sites that examine stimulation of the nervous system, and the brain's effort ti find meaning in that stimulation.
How we spend roughly one-third of our lives, and what we are doing during that time.
The behavior of people in groups, and the behavior of groups of people.
Software for records-keeping, classroom demonstrations, conducting research and more.
Areas in Psychology
When most people hear that I am a psychologist, they assume that I do therapy. Actually, psychologists do much more than therapy.
How can psychological knowledge contribute to the performance of athletes?
Learn more with the same effort, or learn as much with less effort. Either way, you are a winner!
Many groups offer support to individuals suffering from a myriad of psychological difficulties or disorders.
A special little corner of heaven on the Internet for practitioners of the noblest profession.
for Psychology Students
Several professors have developed pages to help their students master concepts in psychology.
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