Psychology is the scientific study of mind and behaviour.

Psychologists are interested in why people behave in the ways that they do. This includes studying attitudes and social influences, individual differences, remembering and forgetting, the social and intellectual development of children, the psychology of atypical behaviour, biological approaches and the research methods needed to investigate human behaviour and mental processes.

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  • allPsych Virtual psychology classroom with topic synopses, disorders, dictionary, online tests, education and career information, news, and internet resources.
  • Beautycheck Details a research project at two universities in Germany on facial attractiveness. Includes why some faces are considered more attractive, average faces, morphing of images, and social perceptions.
  • Being Left Handed Simple explanation for elementary school students of what it is like to be left-handed. Includes examples of famous lefties.
  • Classics in the History of Psychology Offers full texts of documents significant in the history of psychology by author or by topic. Includes ancient, medieval/renaissance, and modern thought; behaviorism, cognition, intelligence testing, personality, and social psychology.
  • Color Matters Learn how color affects appetite, vision, and energy conservation. Includes color's relationship to architecture and interior design.
  • Correlation Examines the relationships between variables in psychological studies. Includes an exercise in which students determine the correlation between two variables and offer possible explanations.
  • Epsych: Journeys in Mind Teaches about psychological processes and the nature of thinking via interactive demonstrations, experiments, and video clips.
  • Extrasensory Perception Provides synopsis of psychological research from a professor of psychology. Includes whether it really exists, claims of ESP, perception versus pretention, and experiment results.
  • Frontline: What Jennifer Saw Interview with Elizabeth Loftus, a forensic psychologist. Includes what happens to memory in a traumatic event, how juries are affected by eyewitness testimony, and why expert testimony is used in trials.
  • General Psychology Collection of articles for use in an introductory college course. Topics include neuropsychology, sensation and perception, learning and memory, emotion, language, personality, and psychological disorders.
  • Humanistic Psychology Overview Explains what this 'Third Force' is, how it originated, and what it's impact is on the field of psychology. Includes methods of inquiry, psychotherapies, and links to additional reading.
  • Illusions Gallery Collection of illusions which demonstrate the differences between visual perception and reality. Includes impossible figures, vases/faces, Poggendorff illusion, and negative afterimages.
  • Implicit Association Test Offers online tests of unconscious preferences between racial groups, age groups, sexuality, political candidates, and associations between gender and science or gender and career. [Requires English proficiency.]
  • Inference versus Observation Teaches the difference between objectivity and interpretation in empirical study. Includes an exercise in evaluating and correcting a group of statements.
  • Ingenious: Body Image Explores the mental picture of one's own physical appearance, and how it is affected by weight, race and culture, cosmetic body modifications, and adornments.
  • Interference: The Stroop Effect Brief explanation and example of what happens in the brain when there is interference, also called the Stroop Effect.
  • Introduction to Learning: Classical Conditioning Explains how automatic responses to smells, sounds, and situations develop. Includes Pavlov's dogs, the Skinner box, and behavior modification.
  • Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs Research paper discusses various studies into what energizes, directs, and sustains human behavior. Includes existence, relatedness, growth, introversion, extroversion, and divergence in theories.
  • Mind Survey Explores personal perceptions of the mental ability of various types of minds. Surveys include harm, punishment, soul, liking, destruction, and happiness.
  • NASA.gov: Cognition Lab Tutorials Five games teach about cognitive psychology. Includes recognition, mnemonics, recall, interference, and short-term memory.
  • Personality and Kids Tells about personality type and provides a questionnaire for parents to use in assessing a kid's personality.
  • Personality Theories Discusses theories from experts such as Freud, Erikson, Piaget, and Skinner. Each section includes a case study, biography, theory, therapy, and discussion.
  • Psybersite Student-created tutorials applying psychological concepts to a variety of topical issues such as the internet, sports fans, and advertising.
  • PsychLab On-line Provides real and simulated interactive psychology experiments. Includes space perception, reaction time, split-brain syndrome, and classical conditioning. [Requires free Shockwave plug-in.]
  • Psychology Encyclopedia.com article on what the word means.
  • Psychosocial Theory: Erikson Analysis of Erikson's theory on personality development. Includes the seven stages and how one stage grows into the next.
  • Social Psychology Explains what social psychology is and how it is used in research. Includes theories and methods, nature versus nurture, self-needs, belief systems, emotions, and collective behavior.
  • Spirituality and Western Psychology Explores the studies of transpersonal and humanistic psychology. Includes Maslow's hierarchy, subjective experience, social forces, brain functions, and the unconscious mind.
  • Stanford Prison Experiment Philip Zimbardo's website about his classic study. Contains a 42 page slideshow with videoclips of the original experiment with Zimbardo's commentary, points for discussion, and links to related sites.
  • The Child Development Website Read about theories from Sigmund Freud, Margaret Mahler, and Erik Erikson. Includes different stages, phases, and subphases from each theory.
  • The Classical Rorschach Explains who Hermann Rorschach was, his method of testing, European methods, and American schools. Includes differences and controversies.
  • The Descent of Man Covers the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's four-part radio series on neo-Darwinism.
  • The IPIP-NEO Tests designed to educate the public about the five-factor model of personality. Includes long and short versions, and results for extroversion, agreeableness, conscientiousness, neuroticism, and openness to experience.
  • The Memory Exhibition Explores the biological, psychological, and cultural aspects of memory. Includes games, tests, and experiments.
  • The Mind Overview of psychology, personality, emotions, intelligence, and memory. Includes surveys, facts, and features.
  • Thinking Creatively Offers exercises in viewing problems in unusual, novel, or untypical ways. Includes a list of situations and instructions.
  • Visual Cognition Lab Presents several videos used in cognition studies and the results of the studies. Includes change blindness and inattention blindness examples.

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