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Psychology Overview

A brief introduction to psychology research at MSU Libraries.

Web Resources

The following are some reputable Psychology resources available online. If you have suggestions of other sites to add to this guide, please email me at

American Psychological Association is the leading scientific and professional organization representing psychology in the United States, with more than 115,700 researchers, educators, clinicians, consultants and students as its members.

The Association for Psychological Science offers a wide ranging site of interest to psychology professionals and students. Features include job listings, the society newsletter, a major list of electonic journals in psychology, Psychology Department home pages, research resources, other psychology organizations, and much more. This is a major site for web access to all aspects of professional psychology.

Classics in the History of Psychology from York University in Toronto is an effort to make the full texts of a large number of historically significant public domain documents from the scholarly literature of psychology and allied disciplines available online.

National Institute of Mental Health is a research focused site with information about funding, trials, and training. Also offers links to practical psychology information on key topics.

Psych Central is one of the web's oldest information sources for mental health information. This site also provides annotated guides to the most useful websites, newsgroups, and mailing lists online today in mental health, psychology, social work, and psychiatry.

AllPsych Online represents the pedagogical branch of Psych Central, containing reference sources, online textbooks, educational materials, and more.

IUPsyS Psychology Resources is a comprehensive, current web resource for psychology developed by the International Union of Psychological Science. This site is largely organized geographically and aims to be a complete, international resource for psychology. Information includes organizations and institutions, regulation of practice, research and education; history; and major contacts within a country.

Mental Help Net Offered as a public service by a subsidiary of American Addiction Centers, Inc., this site provides essays on common concerns, a user questions response column, and links to help find health care providers.

CyberPsych presents information about psychoanalysis, psychotherapy and special topics such as anxiety disorders, the problematic use of alcohol, homophobia, and the traumatic effects of racism. CyberPsych is also a not for profit network which offers free web hosting to mental health organizations and individuals with content of interest to the public and the professional mental health community.

Dr. Michael Fenichel's Current Topics in Psychology The full-text Quick Reference Guide section offers clear, useful information in the form of a resource page, summary paper or review article. The General Reference section is a list of links to other useful psychology sites.

Social Psychology Network at Wesleyan University focuses on social psychology but contains links to psychology-related resources, in all areas. Highlights include links to the homepages of Social Psychologists, and to web based social psychology courses.

National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science Search for case studies related to psychology.  Case studies and the teaching notes are available, but the answer keys are restricted.

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