Useful Psychology Links

Developmental Psychology

http://www.johnbowlby.com A very wide range of material on attachment, especially Mary Ainsworth’s research

Physiological Psychology

Individual Differences

http://www.mind.org.uk This is the official website of MIND, a mental health charity for England and Wales

Social Psychology

http://www.sonoma.edu/people/g/goodman/zimbardo.htm 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

http://www.bps.org.uk/charter/codeofcon.htm This website includes the code of conduct for chartered psychologists and supplements the ethical guidelines published by the BPS

Social Cognition

http://www.socialpsychology.org Huge searchable social psychology ‘portal’ with resources and thousands of links to social psychology-related sites on the internet.

Relationships

http://www.socialpsychology.org/social.htm#interpersonal Links about interpersonal relationships

http://www.mexconnect.com/mex_/culxcomp.html Interesting summary of cultural differences between Mexicans and their neighbours in North America

Pro- And Anti-Social Behaviour

http://www.socialpsychology.org/social.htm#prosocial.htm Links about pro-social behaviour.

Brain And Behaviour

http://faculty.washington.edu/chudler/neurok.html or it’s UK mirror site

http://faculty.washington.edu/chudler/lobe.html Information specifically about the lobes of the brain

http://www.med.harvard.edu/AANLIB Harvard University’s ‘Whole Brain Atlas’

http://neuro.med.cornell.edu/VL/ Links to some neuroscience institutes, university departments and societies throughout the world

Biological Rhythms – Sleep And Dreaming

http://www.websciences.org/sltbr/links.htm Useful links on the site of the Society for Light Treatment and Biological Rhythms

http://www.sleepnet.com/index.shtml Large site with a lot of information and links about sleep-related issues (including dreams) and sleeping disorders

http://sawka.com/spiritwatch/lucid.htm Papers on lucid dreaming

http://www.asdreams.org/ Association for the Study of Dreams

Motivation And Emotion

http://www.csun.edu/~acpsy00h/students/hunger.htm Notes on hunger and eating, with related links

http://mentalhelp.net/guide/eating.htm Links to sites related to eating disorders

Perceptual Processes And Development

http://dragon.uml.edu/psych/illusion.html Dozens more illusions

http://www.illusionworks.com/ Comprehensive collection of optical and sensory illusions

Cognitive Development

http://www.piaget.com The Jean Piaget Society

http://www.allthetests.com/intelligence.php3 Selection of intelligence tests

Social And Personality Development

http://www.freud.org.uk The homepage of the Freud museum, London, which includes links to many Freud-related sites on the internet

http://www.gwu.edu/~tip/bandura.html Overview of Bandura’s social learning theory

Individual Differences

Issues In Classification And Diagnosis Of Psychological Abnormality

http://www.mentalhealth.com/ Major site with lots of information about disorders, diagnosis, and treatments, as well as numerous links to other sites

http://www.garysturt.free-online.co.uk/rosenhan.htm Notes on “On being sane in insane places” by Rosenhan

http://www.antipsychiatry.org/ The anti-psychiatry viewpoint

Psychopathology

http://www.schizophrenia.com/ Schizophrenia information and links

http://mentalhelp.net/ Huge site about mental disorders and treatment

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/phobias.html Phobia links

Perspectives

Issues

http://www.bps.org.uk/about/rules5.cfm British Psychological Association’s rules for psychologists, with downloadable Code of Conduct, Ethical Principles and Guidelines

http://www.apa.org/pi/guide.html American Psychological Association (APA) Guidelines for Providers of Psychological Services to Ethnic, Linguistic, and Culturally Diverse Populations

http://www.stonewall.org.uk/ British organisation promoting legal equality and social justice for lesbians, gay men and bisexuals

General Websites

www.s-cool.co.uk Good revision site with some resources

www.psychlotron.co.uk General site with ‘A’ level material