- AllPsych Online
This web site contains “over 920 individual, cross referenced, web pages and an estimated 3000 pages of printed material. AllPsych is referenced by over 100 colleges and universities in ten countries and receives an average of 3,000 unique visitors and 10,000 page views every day.”
- Approaches to Teaching & Learning Psychology
This web site contains an on-line textbook, Approaches to Teaching & Learning Psychology, by William Glassman. The book focuses on describing the theoretical approaches used in modern psychology.
- Encyclopedia of Psychology
This web site contains a large number of links to other sites that provide information on careers in psychology, psychological organizations, theoretical approaches in psychology, the history of psychology, psychological publications, and much more.
- The Psi Cafe: A Psychology Resource Site
This web site “is committed to providing links to (high quality) web sites that emphasize psychological issues. It is the vision of the Psi Cafe to operate as a gateway to the vast amount of information and resources that can be found on the Internet about the general field of psychology; the various sub fields; classic, as well as current, theories/research in psychology; psychology programs, institutes, associations, and organizations; as well as application of psychological issues in everyday life.”
- Psychology Matters—Psychological Applications in Daily Life
This web site is a “compendium of psychological research that demonstrates the application and value of psychological science in our everyday lives.”
- Psychology Wiki
This web site aims “to provide an up-to-date, authoritative statement of knowledge, theory, and practice in the whole field of psychology. The site is written to serve both staff and students of our academic community, to inform professionals, both in training and in the field, and to provide information for the people we seek to help.”
- Psychology Degree
Search over 200 online Psychology Degrees
- The Brain From Top to Bottom
This excellent web site contains information on the structures and functions of the brain. The reader is provided with a number of options for using the site to learn about the brain.
- Mind Brain & Behavior 1
“The goal of MBB1 is to help you understand [the] fundamentals of how the structure and function of the nervous system generate reflex, cognitive, and emotional behaviors.”
- On The Brain
This web site contains issues of a newsletter about brain research published by The Harvard Mahoney Neuroscience Institute.
- Psychology & Neuroscience Links
This web site contains links to neuroscience search engines, neuroscience sites, neuroanatomy sites, psychopharmocology sites, and general psychology sites.
- “Traumatic Brain Injury Resource Guide
This web site “is the internet’s central source of information, services and products relating to traumatic brain injury, brain injury recovery, and post-acute rehabilitation.”
- Understanding Evolution
This web site “is a non-commercial, education website, teaching the science and history of evolutionary biology. [It] is here to help you understand what evolution is, how it works, how it factors into your life, how research in evolutionary biology is performed, and how ideas in this area have changed over time.”
Careers in Psychology
- A Student’s Guide to Careers in the Helping Professions
“This online guide describes 15 helping professions both within and outside psychology. For each of the helping professions, information is provided on typical job duties, job outlook, potential earnings, required professional degrees, finding graduate programs, and graduate entrance requirements, and sources of additional information.”
- In-Depth information regarding a Psychology Degree http://www.psychologydegree.com
Critical Thinking About Psychology
- Critical Thinking Lessons for Psychology: Themes & Variations (6th ed.)
This web site contains critical-thinking lessons written by Jeffry Ricker for Wayne Weiten’s textbook.
- Critical thinking lessons for Psychology Applied to Modern Life: Adjustment in the 21st Century.
This web site contains critical-thinking lessons written by Jeffry Ricker for Wayne Weiten’s & Margaret Lloyd’s textbook.
- Introduction to the Psychological Scienes
History of Psychology
- Classics in the History of Psychology
This web site contains a large number of original articles, essays, and books important in the history of psychology.
- History & Philosophy of Psychology Web Resources
This web site contains information about professional historical & philosophical societies, university programs in history and/or philosophy of psychology, historical web sites, general archives, collections, on-line books, journals, & books for sale.
- Today in the History of Psychology
This web site contains “The American Psychological Association Historical Database [which] is a collection of dates and brief descriptions of over 3100 events in the history of psychology.
Intelligence & Intelligence Testing
- Human Intelligence: Historical Influences, Current Controversies, Teaching Resources
This web site “includes biographical profiles of people who have influenced the development of intelligence theory and testing, in-depth articles exploring current controversies related to human intelligence, and resources for teachers.”
- Language & the Brain
- ScienceDaily: Memory News
This site contains the latest news reports on memory research.
The Paranormal & Parapsychology
- Skeptical Inquirer: On-line Articles
This site contains articles taking a skeptical approach to paranormal claims, including those involving mind and behavior.
- Great Ideas in Personality
This web site examines scientific research programs in personality psychology. The research programs “are offered as candidates for the title ‘great ideas’; whether they are indeed great remains an open question.”
Philosophy of Psychology
- Mind & Body: René Descartes to William James
This web site outlines “the rise of experimental psychology as it occurred at the interface between philosophical analyses of the mind/world relationship and physiological conceptions of the nervous system as a sensory-motor device mediating between the mind and the world.”
Psychology of Humor
- Psychology Humor
This web site is just what the title says it is: a collection of psychology-related humor. It is “a member of the Science Humor Webring, despite the fact that psychology isn’t really a science.”
Psychology of Religion
- Psychology of Religion Pages (by Michael Nielsen)
This web site is a general introduction to the psychology of religion. It serves “as a resource for people interested in psychological aspects of religious belief and behavior.”
Sleep & Sleep Disorders
- About.com — Sleep Disorders
This web site includes detailed information about the causes and treatments of sleep disorders.
- Brain Basics: Understanding Sleep
This web site, owned by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, has a great deal of information about sleep and sleep disorders.
- Center For Sleep Research, Siegel Lab
This web site describes research and contains scientific articles on (a) the evolution, function, and disorders of REM sleep, (b) the causes and treatment of narcolepsy, and (c) the causes and treatment of sleep apnea.
- Loughborough Sleep Research Centre
A very good web site with a wealth of information.
- National Center of Sleep Disorders Research
The web site was created to serve as a resource for information and research on sleep disorders.
- National Sleep Foundation
A well-designed sight with much useful information.
- Neuroscience for Kids—What is Sleep … and Why Do We Do It?
This web site provides a lot of basic information about sleep. Although called “Neuroscience for Kids,” much of the information is very useful for adults and is even easily understood by (most) adults!
- Sleep disorders by Readers DigestThe phrase “sleep disorders” should be the clickable link to http://www.rd.com/sleep-disorders and the text “by Readers Digest” should just be text, and not part of the clickable link. What is REM Sleep?
- Attention Deficit Disorder: Click for Video
The Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy is one of the most useful resources on the Internet when it comes to gathering information about psychological disorders. At this particular site, you will learn the symptoms of and different treatments for the various phobic disorders, and can link to other anxiety disorders. You may also use the search box to find any other psychological disorder you’d like to learn about.
Here’s a fun list to explore for phobias from A to Z (no Q’s or Y’s). There are also links to interesting (how phobias are named) and useful (e.g., treatment) resources.
At its Web site, WebMD Corporation offers a wide range of information to individuals in the medical field and to the general public. At its home page, you can conduct a search for any topic related to the medical field (including psychological disorders). Enter “phobia” and see what comes up. You may find articles on specific phobias, symptoms, prevalence, causes, diagnostic criteria, and treatment as well as links for more in-depth information.
The National Institute of Mental Health offers a vast library of information on mental health and mental illness. This particular site is a four-page article titled “Frequently Asked Questions About Suicide,” including what you should do if you believe someone you know is suicidal (and MUCH more).
Medscape, one of the WebMD sites, offers an extraordinary array of information to the public on medical and psychological topics (including continuing education classes for health care professionals). This particular site is an interview with Gary Sachs, MD, on assessing mood disorders.
DrugWatch.com is a comprehensive Web site database featuring extensive information about thousands of different medications and drugs currently on the market or previously available worldwide. DrugWatch.com includes up-to-date information about prescription and over-the-counter medications and includes details about associated side effects to aid in the protection of patients and consumers.
The resources available on DrugWatch.com are provided to offer visitors free and accurate information to aid in the understanding of various medications and conditions. The content on the site may help consumers formulate questions for medical professionals and alert the public about important information regarding potentially dangerous side effects associated with certain medications. By providing FDA alerts, drug interactions, and potential side effects on the site, patients have access to valuable knowledge that could enhance their ability to voice concerns with their doctor and improve their quality of care.