Useful Psychology Links

Developmental Psychology A very wide range of material on attachment, especially Mary Ainsworth’s research

Physiological Psychology

Individual Differences This is the official website of MIND, a mental health charity for England and Wales

Social Psychology This is the text of the lecture ‘Transforming people into Perpetrators of Evil’ that Zimbardo gave to the Holocaust Studies Centre, Sonoma State University in March 1999. It includes applications of the research in this area to several real-life events This website includes the code of conduct for chartered psychologists and supplements the ethical guidelines published by the BPS

Social Cognition Huge searchable social psychology ‘portal’ with resources and thousands of links to social psychology-related sites on the internet.

Relationships Links about interpersonal relationships Interesting summary of cultural differences between Mexicans and their neighbours in North America

Pro- And Anti-Social Behaviour Links about pro-social behaviour.

Brain And Behaviour or it’s UK mirror site Information specifically about the lobes of the brain Harvard University’s ‘Whole Brain Atlas’ Links to some neuroscience institutes, university departments and societies throughout the world

Biological Rhythms – Sleep And Dreaming Useful links on the site of the Society for Light Treatment and Biological Rhythms Large site with a lot of information and links about sleep-related issues (including dreams) and sleeping disorders Papers on lucid dreaming Association for the Study of Dreams

Motivation And Emotion Notes on hunger and eating, with related links Links to sites related to eating disorders

Perceptual Processes And Development Dozens more illusions Comprehensive collection of optical and sensory illusions

Cognitive Development The Jean Piaget Society Selection of intelligence tests

Social And Personality Development The homepage of the Freud museum, London, which includes links to many Freud-related sites on the internet Overview of Bandura’s social learning theory

Individual Differences

Issues In Classification And Diagnosis Of Psychological Abnormality Major site with lots of information about disorders, diagnosis, and treatments, as well as numerous links to other sites Notes on “On being sane in insane places” by Rosenhan The anti-psychiatry viewpoint

Psychopathology Schizophrenia information and links Huge site about mental disorders and treatment Phobia links


Issues British Psychological Association’s rules for psychologists, with downloadable Code of Conduct, Ethical Principles and Guidelines American Psychological Association (APA) Guidelines for Providers of Psychological Services to Ethnic, Linguistic, and Culturally Diverse Populations British organisation promoting legal equality and social justice for lesbians, gay men and bisexuals

General Websites Good revision site with some resources General site with ‘A’ level material