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    General Psychology

    • American Psychological Association (APA)
      This is the site for psychology resources on the Internet. Designed with minimal clutter and extremely easy to navigate, the site contains resources, links, and information for students in psychology, professional psychologists, and the general public. Also included in the site are a series of “career guidebooks” for students and some accessible, helpful articles on current topics in the media (e.g., road rage, holiday stress) and links to information about aging, depression, AIDS, parenting, and psychology and the law.

    • AmoebaWeb Psychology on the Web
      This site, maintained by Douglas Degelman of Vanguard University of Southern California, is an APA web site of the month providing over 2000 links to psychology content. It includes information and links on such topics as Applied Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Cross-Cultural Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Disorders, Ethical Issues, Memory, Social Psychology, Testing and even APA Style & Writing among many others.

    • Encyclopedia of Psychology
      Created by William Palya, a Psychology professor at Jacksonville State University, whose intention was "to create a set of links that represent the best available sites organized in a manner that furthers the understanding of Psychology as a science." The site includes eight topic areas, ranging from career to environment behavior relationships, guiding users to approximately 2,000 links.

      Contains information on specific disorders and diagnosis of disorders as well as links to related sites.

    • Online Psychology
      This site includes the biggest and most accurate directory on the web of both online and campus-based psychology degree and certificate programs - from associate degree programs all the way through PsyD/PhD programs. It also contains articles to help site visitors understand Psychology degrees and careers.

    • Psych-Web
      This award-winning site contains lots of psychology-related information for students and teachers of psychology. It includes items such as links to APA Styles Resources, psychology bookks and brochures online, psychology career information, and connections to other useful psychology-related web sites.

    • PsychScholar
      Maintained by the Hanover College Psychology Department, this site is a portal to a wealth of online psychology resources aimed at the beginning student and the psychology scholar. It is divided into two main sections each with subheadings--Psychological Scholars and Budding Psychological Scholars. Subheadings under Psychology Scholars focus on mental heath, research (including psychological studies and scholarly journals), teaching tools, and professional resources and directories. Headings for the "budding scholar" direct the user to some of the same sites, but the emphasis is on course-related information, including study aids and tutorials.

    • Psychology With Style: A Hypertext Guide to Writing Research Reports For Students and Instructors of Experimental and Research Methods Courses
      Created and regularly maintained by Mark Plonsky (Univ. of Wisconsin-Stevens Point), this Web site has been designed to assist psychology students in writing professional quality reports of empirical research using the publication style required by the American Psychological Association (1994).

    • Social Psychology Network
      Based at Wesleyan University and claiming to be the “largest social psychology database on the Internet,” this site contains links to thousands of social psychological and psychology-related resources. Topics such as prejudice and discrimination, social influence, and interpersonal relationships are included. One can also find information derived from actual social psychological studies (e.g. the Stanford Prison Experiment), links to social psychological studies being carried out on the Internet in which one can participate online, and Psychology Career information.

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    Psychology Videos

    • The Brain: Teaching Modules
      This site from Annenberg Media includes 32 video modules (from 5 to 20 minutes in length) and a guide. Developed from the original series The Brain, extensive footage and research into the inner workings of the brain, including findings on Alzheimer's disease, schizophrenia, autism, Parkinson's disease, and many other topics are provided.

    • Discovering Psychology
      This site from Annenberg Media includes 26 half-hour video programs on the basics of psychology including an overview of historic and current theories of human behavior.

    • Growing Old in a New Age
      This site from Annenberg Media includes 13 one-hour video programs. Information on the four ways that age is measured — chronologically, biologically, psychologically, and socially common misconceptions about aging is provided. Also included are discussions on new roles for elders, intergenerational alliances, resource allocation, and artificial attempts to prolong life.

    • The Mind: Teaching Modules
      This site from Annenberg Media includes 35 video modules (from 5 to 20 minutes in length) and a guide. The modules present current findings on language processing, drug treatment and addictions, and cognitive development throughout the life span. The programs also cover mood and personality disorders, and pain and its treatment.

    • Seasons of Life
      This site from Annenberg Media provides a video instructional series in developmental psychology for college and high school classrooms and adult learners including 5 one-hour video programs. Each program focuses on a different stage of life: Infancy and Early Childhood (birth to age 5), Childhood and Adolescence (ages 6-20), Early Adulthood (ages 20-40), Middle Adulthood (ages 40-60), and Late Adulthood (ages 60+).

    • The World of Abnormal Psychology
      This site from Annenberg Media includes 13 one-hour video programs which provide a look at psychological disorders and their impact on behavior. The series explores current theory and practice in the treatment of the mentally ill.

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