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A range of high-quality resources for Psychology are available on the web. Start exploring them here:

Study skills

  • Critical Appraisal Skills Programme (CASP): Making sense of critical appraisals skills and focusing in on the evidence. Offers freely available checklists for critical appraisals.
  • Psych-Postgrads: Mailing list hosted by JISC covering discussions around psychology-related topics.
  • Library Research in Psychology: The Science Directorate of the American Psychological Association (APA) developed this guide for students.
  • Methods in Behaviour Research: Online companion to the book with the same title by Paul C. Cozby. Does include lots of links to other resources, but also quizzes and PowerPoints following the themes of the book.

Neuropsychology, neuroscience and cognition

Counselling practice and theories


Psychology tests


Information portals for the public and professionals

  • All about Psychology: Comprehensive guide to the world of psychology.
  • AllPsych: Comprehensive site which gives access to lots of information for psychology students and professionals.
  • The British Psychological Society Research Digest: Blog exploring current studies and critically assess the methods behind them.
  • Classics in the History of Psychology: Gives access to classics within psychology and gives access to over 25 full-text books, 200 journal articles from the public domain. It is possible to browse for authors or topics.
  • History and Theory of Psychology ePrint Archive: A free service to the community of scholarly historians and theoreticians of psychology with the goal of promoting the rapid dissemination of new work in the field.
  • Mednar: Specialised search engine for the Medical field, which discovers material freely accessible on the web, but comes from credible sources.
  • MindEd: An extensive resource for professionals and volunteers, focusing on children and young people’s mental health. There are also specific resources to support CAMHS and CYP IAPT learners and those on counselling courses.
  • Psych Central: Freely available psychology and mental health resources with news and expert information. It contains a wealth of information for the experts and the general public.
  • Psych Web: A range of academic psychology resources.
  • Simply Psychology: A guide to psychology theories and psychology and psychology studies. Aimed at psychology students of all levels.

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