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Psychology Article Databases

For Starters

  • PsycSite: Science of Psychology Resources Site
    PsycSite is a public service 'launch pad' to Net sites that may be of use to psychologists, psychology students, and anyone else interested in the science of psychology. Sites dealing with self-help or parapsychology are NOT listed. A well-organized and comprehensive virtual library, it includes links to universities, professional organizations, newsgroups, listservs, other large psychology sites. You can find information on many disciplines within psychology at this site, such as Abnormal Psychology, Behavioural Psychology, Consciousness and Industrial Psychology.
  • Psychology Web Links by Topic
    Numerous links to sites covering Clinical Psychology, Cognition and Perception, Cultural Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Neuroscience and and Psychophysiology, Personality Psychology, Research Methods and Statistics, and Social Psychology.
  • Psych Web
    "This Web site contains lots of psychology-related information for students and teachers of psychology." Sections of Psych Web include... beginner's information, lists of psychology resources elsewhere on the internet, more resource lists (both psychology and non-psychology)... (from the brochure). Numerous links and extensive content.

Sub-topics

Behavior Analysis | Behavioral Neuroscience | Cognitive Psychology | Humanistic Psychology | Industrial and Organizational Psychology | Personality | Sleep and Dreams | Social Psychology | Electronic Journals

  • Behavior Analysis

    • Behavior Online
      "Behavior OnLine is a gathering place for professionals in mental health and the applied social and behavioral sciences". There are links to many online discussions, organizations, various resources, and a few editorials, including Dr. Katz from Comedy Central. The site is free from now, but there are future plans to charge for some of its services.
    • Institute for Applied Behavior Analysis
      Working to assist individuals with "challenging behavior," IABA offers seminars, workshops and training to help incorporate these individuals into the mainstream.
    • Ivan Pavlov (PBS Science Odyssey)
      A brief biography of Pavlov, the father of behavior analysis.
    • B.F. Skinner Foundation
      The goal of this foundation is to "publish significant literary and scientific works in the analysis of behavior and to educate both professionals and the public about the science of behavior". Links include books about behavior analysis, an autobiography about Skinner, plus information about who to receive free copies.
    • Association for Behavior Analysis
      The Association for Behavior Analysis promotes the experimental, theoretical, and applied analysis of behavior that encompass contemporary scientific and social issues, theoretical advances, and the dissemination of professional and public information. There are links to special interest groups, a member directory, a job placement service and various publications.
  • Behavioral Neuroscience

    • Autism Resources
      A list of websites organized by theme (links, faqs, advice to parents, and books) that was created by a concerned father of an autistic child. Under Links, you can find information on libraries, bibliographies, papers, definitions and much more.
    • Neuroanatomy and Neuropathology on the Internet
      With links to Functional Neuroanatomy Tables and an Online Neuropathology Altas, this web site is an excellent reference for those students studying the brain and nervous system. There are also links to journals, societies, software and a quiz!
    • Schizophrenia Web Page
      Devoted to the science, study and therapy of schizophrenia, this site contains a vast number of websites that will answer most questions about schizonphrenia. This link goes to the page for researchers and professionals.
  • Cognitive Psychology

    • Cognitive Science Resources on the Internet
      The URLs listed in this Home Page are research information related to most contributing disciplines of cognitive science, including artificial intelligence, psychology, language and linguistics, neuroscience, philosophy, biology, anthropology, and education.
  • Humanistic Psychology

    • Association for Humanistic Psychology
      "AHP nurtures people's ability to use their conscious minds, to choose, to grow, to actively create their lives and their world. It is an international non-profit association of people committed to exploring and furthering the evolution of the human spirit." Information about AHP's publications, projects, student chapters, featured events and conferences are a few of the items you will find here.
  • Industrial and Organizational Psychology

    • Internet Survival Guide -- I/O Psychology
      Broken down into four broad categories, you can find Internet sites on human resource management, statistics, organizational psychology and methodology. Each division is further broken down. One nice feature is that each division has a creator that you can contact.
    • Industrial-Organizational Links
      Brought to you by those helpful people at the Social Psychology Network, there links to general I-O sites, organizational psychology, industrial psychology, human resource management and research journals.
    • Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology
      The Society's goal is to promote human welfare through the various applications of psychology to all types of organizations providing goods and services. The purposes of the Society are scientific, professional, and educational. Information on salaries of SIOP members, I-O groups, volunteer forms, conference programs, and much more can be found here.
  • Personality

    • Keirsey Temperament and Character Web Site
      The Keirsey Temperament Sorter questionaire and descriptions of different personality types can be found at this web site. For more information about the four main personality types, as defined by the Myers Briggs Type Indicator, check out the TypeLogic Home Page.
    • Personality Theories
      Created as an electronic textbook for undergraduate and graduate courses in Personality Theories, most of the information on this web site is copyrighted. (Have no fear about breaking the law if you plan to use the information for educational or personal purposes!) Theories from over 20 different psychologists can be found. Each theory page contains some biographical information plus a lot of information about his or her personality theory.
    • Borderline Personality Disorders
      This page describes what a borderline personality is, the symptoms, the etiology and treatment. Note - Music will automatically load and start playing when this page loads.
    • Society for Personality and Social Psychology
      The goals of the Society are to further the generation and dissemination of research in personality and social psychology. There are links about the conferences they sponsor, their publications (table of contents are not available online), travel awards granted and a page describing what a personality/social psychologist is.
  • Sleep and Dreams

    • Freud's The Interpretation of Dreams
      Nearly the fulltext of the 3rd edition of The Interpretation of Dreams by Sigmund Freud is available at this site. There is NOT any message saying if, and when, the reminder of the text will be online.
    • Sleep Well
      The aim of this site is to provide basic information on sleep and sleep disorders with links to sleep societies, associations, and support groups.
    • Quantitative Study of Dreams
      A site for those interested in conducting or research quantitative content analysis of dreams. There are resources, spreadsheets and findings available for browsing.
    • The Association for the Study of Dreams
      The Association for the Study of Dreams is a non-profit, international, multidisciplinary organization dedicated to the pure and applied investigation of dreams and dreaming. Links to conference information, publications and educational materials are a few of the options available.
  • Social Psychology

    • George's Page - the Mead Project Website
      The Project's goal is to revitalize research on George Mead's work by facilitating access to his publications. His work has had a tremendous impact on sociology and social psychology. The fulltext of many of his articles are available here.
    • Social Psychology Network
      Claiming to be the largest social pyschology database on the Internet with over 5,000 links to psychology-related resources, you will find a large selection of links to choose from. They have journals, directories, PhD program information, job postings, plus much more.
    • Society of Experimental Social Psychology
      This scientific organization is dedicated to the advancement of social psychology. Information about officers, members, conferences and awards are available.
    • Society for Personality and Social Psychology
      The goals of the Society are to further the generation and dissemination of research in personality and social psychology. There are links about the conferences they sponsor, their publications (table of contents are not available online), travel awards granted and a page describing what a personality/social psychologist is.
    • Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues
      SPSSI is an international group of over 3500 psychologists, allied scientists, students, and others who share a common interest in research on the psychological aspects of important social issues.
    • Current Research in Social Psychology
      This peer reviewed, electronic journal is published about eight times a year and contains information pertaining to social psychology. It began in 1996.
  • Electronic Journals

Dictionaries and Encyclopedias


Associations and Organizations


Other Internet Guides

  • America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2002
    This website focuses on 24 indicators of children's well-being that are gathered by representatives of many federal agencies and private experts. Demographic data on childcare; family, health and educational experiences; children's behavior; and the child's social environment is easily accessible. One strength of this website is its ability to compare US data with data from other countries.
  • Internet Mental Health
    Their goal is "to improve understanding, diagnosis, and treatment of mental illnes throughout the world." Excellent information about disorders, medications and diagnosis are a few of the links that you will find on this page.
  • Buros Institute of Mental Measurements
    A useful Web site for information on tests, survey instruments, and reviews.
  • Therapist Directory
    Lists therapists by state, nation-wide and Canada. Also has a link for FAQs.
  • PsycPORT.com
    Created a few months ago, but only recently completed, PsycPORT offers a substantial collection of psychology resources for professionals and interested users. Designed as a portal for psychology information, PsycPORT features breaking psychology news stories; information on forthcoming and current books; recent tables of contents, abstracts, and some full-text articles for related journals; PsycINFO Direct, a fee-based abstract database (free demo available); and access to PsychCrawler, the APA's psychology search engine.