PSYCHOLOGY - USEFUL WEBSITES
A range of high-quality resources for Psychology are available on the web. Start exploring them here:
- 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
- Cogprints: Covers any area of Psychology, Neuroscience and Linguistics and many areas of Computer Science, Philosophy, Medicine, and Anthropology.
- Color & Vision Research Laboratory: Includes a myriad of different data around how we perceive color.
- Genes to Cognition: Focus on neuroscience, especially cognitive disorders, cognitive processes, and research approaches and uses dynamic network maps to explore a library of over 750 items. [Requires Adobe Flash]
- Neuropsychology Central: Gives access to material around neuropsychology and primers.
- Neuroscience Information Framework: A dynamic inventory of Web-based neuroscience resources: data, materials, and tools accessible via the Internet.
- Neurosciences on the Internet: Contains links to various resources in the neuroscience field, for example to a pictorial presentation of the cutaneous fields of peripheral nerves.
- Pavlov on Internet Archive: Texts about and by Ivan Pavlov, available in full text with a free account.
- Pre-History of Cognitive Science: An annotated bibliography of models of human cognition from the Seventeenth through Nineteenth Centuries.
- The Whole Brain Atlas: An atlas of the brain created by Harvard Medical School, includes neuro images.
Counselling practice and theories
- C.G. Jung Club: Club, which centres on the psychiatrist and psychologist C.G. Jung. They offer a series of lectures and talks around his theories and work; free for members.
- Discover Psychoanalysis - Freud Museum: Short videos which introduce Freud, psychodynamic approach and psychoanalysis.
- Freud on Internet Archive: Texts about and by Sigmund Freud.
- Positivepsychology.com: Aims to provide scientific information on positive psychology to professionals
- Reading and Resources for therapists and clients - Pink Therapy: Lists many book suggestions for and about broad topics which face individuals of the LGBT+ community. Some of the material is freely available online.
- Social Psychology Network: Contains hundreds of links to psychology and neuroscience, including teaching resources.
- APA Ethics Office: Promotes ethics in the field of Psychology. Includes the APA Ethics code.
- BPS - Standards and Guidelines: Inlcudes a range of guidelines policies to help professional in the field, with a range of guides around ethics.
- UK policy framework for Health and Social Care Research: British framework for research where patients, relatives and carers are directly or indirectly being studied.
- Psychology Tests - Senate House: A list of psychology tests available at Senate House Library.
- APA - Finding information about psychological tests: Great resource to gain knowledge about the psychological tests available on the market.
- APA Glossary of psychological terms: A glossary over psychological terms provided by APA, but originally created by Gerrig, Richard J. & Philip G. Zimbardo in 2002.
- The Mental Health Foundation A-Z: Contains an A-Z of Mental Health guide for the public, but also links into other resources for more background.
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.
- British Association for Counselling & Psychoteraphy (BACP)
- British Association for Behavioural & Cognitive Psychotherapies
- British Neuroscience Association
- British Psychological Society
- The Consortium for Therapeutic Communities
- Experimental Psychology Society
- Psychology Postgraduate Affairs Group (PsyPAG)
- American Psychological Association (USA)
- The European Society for Cognitive Psychology
- International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology
- International Society of Political Psychology
- International Positive Psychology Association
- Norsk Psykolog Forening (Norway)
- Society of Neuroscience (USA)
- Society for Personality and Social Psychology (USA)
- Société Française de Psychologie (France)