Psychology research and P Guide - Resources and Review

Slide show detailing the 1971 study investigating the psychological effects of adopting the persona of a prisoner or prison guard. Describes the selection process of subjects, the creation of a simulated prison, dehumanisation of inmates, law enforcement methods among guards, and the effect of privileges. Key observations included methods by which guards asserted authority, mechanisms of prisoners' rebellion, the formation and disintegration of alliances, coping strategies, and general behaviour patterns within the prison. Real Player video clips provide footage of various stages in the experiment and discussion questions raised by the experiment are suggested.
Learning and Teaching Support Network providing a database of resources, details of current teaching practice, information about events, publications, projects, and research, and a listing of psychology courses and departments.
Set of resources including Coon's Introduction to Psychology, Kalat's Biological Psychology, and Barlow and Durand's Abnormal Psychology, with access to interactive elements and a searchable catalogue.
Computational psychology is the study of formal and computational models of psychological processes. Research at the Centre uses the techniques of connectionism and artificial intelligence to develop and test theories of cognition and communication. Research focuses on language understanding and production, cognitive development, conceptual representation and categorisation, problem solving and decision making, and perceptual information processing.
Educational and professional journal dedicated to the interdisciplinary approach within psychology and related fields. Online abstracts dating back to 1980.
The Keirsey Temperament Sorter is an interactive personality test which scores results according to the Myers
Briggs system. The test is scored on four different scales: extrovert - introvert, intuitive - sensing, feeling - thinking, judging - perceptive.
An international, interdisciplinary refereed journal of 'open peer commentary'. Publishes controversial interdisciplinary articles in psychology, neuroscience, behavioural biology, cognitive science, artificial intelligence, linguistics, and philosophy.
Collection of full text chapters and articles examining various aspects of cognitive science. Includes material on language development, modularity, connectionism, creativity, perception, memory, consciousness, unconsciousness, sociopathy and artificial intelligence.
Set of links to electronic journals, conference proceedings, and bibliographies relating to the field of psychology. Covers a range of psychological disciplines including developmental, behavioural, cognitive, clinical, neurological, educational, social, statistical, and experimental, and also offers selected titles on psychiatry.
Alphabetical annotated index of electronic and printed psychology journals, with details of whether tables of contents, abstracts or full text is available.
An index of psychology research studies which use the Web to recruit subjects, usually by way of an online questionnaire. Some studies listed actually concern the Internet in their hypotheses by considering, for example, the investigation of Internet relationships or memory capacity for electronic information.
Information about the scientific association established for the purpose of promoting the Gestalt theoretical perspective in research and practice. Gestalt theory is a broadly interdisciplinary general theory, which provides a framework for a wide variety of psychological phenomena, processes, and applications.
Provides annotated links to psychology journals from a variety of sources. Titles can be searched by keyword or subject, and retrieval can be restricted to those journals offering full text articles, abstracts, or contents. An alphabetical browse facility is also available.
An electronic archive for papers in any area of psychology, neuroscience, linguistics, and many areas of computer science (artificial intelligence, robotics, vision, learning, speech, neural networks), philosophy (mind, language, knowledge, science, logic), biology (ethology, behavioural ecology, sociobiology, behaviour genetics, evolutionary theory), medicine (psychiatry, neurology, human genetics, imaging), anthropology (primatology, cognitive ethnology, archaeology, palaeontology), as well as any other portions of the physical, social, and mathematical sciences that are pertinent to the study of cognition.
Publication examining the interrelationships between mental processes or cognition and overt human behaviour, and between mind and body. Articles strive to highlight the interdisciplinary nature of philosophy, psychology and sociology. Abstracts for all back issues are available online.
Guide to research groups, conferences, journals, and publishers in the areas of artificial intelligence, cognitive science, psychology and linguistics, neural networks, neurosciences, genetic programming, artificial life, robotics, and agent modelling and vision.
General introduction for prospective research students and others, research methods, information on graduate courses, resources for reading and links to related sites.
Collection of resources relating to human personality research comprising papers, readings, details of projects, and information on specific psychologists working in the area. Attachment theory, behaviourism, evolutionary psychology, intelligence, psychopathology, and psychoanalysis are among the topics covered. A section for students featuring a glossary, and tips on speaking and writing is included.
Discusses the treatment of change in research into developmental psychology and the implications of First and Second Computer metaphors for studying the mind and brain, and responds to some common misconceptions about connectionism.
Resources include preprints and abstracts of papers which examine the mental representations underlying social processes such as perception, judgement and influence. Papers are arranged alphabetically by author, and a selection may be obtained in full text.
Collection of documents in clinical and health psychology, personality psychology, human
computer interaction, psychophysiology, research methods, statistics and diagnostic issues.
A guide to current personality research literature. Includes lists of articles, books, university departments personality research laboratories, researchers and academic job announcements.
Selected texts and articles on various fields of cognitive science. Titles include Artificial Neural Networks and Methodological Issues in Cognitive Science. Also links to a large number of individuals with online papers in philosophy and related areas.
Tutorials on a variety of subjects in the field of psychology written by undergraduate and graduate students at Miami University, covering topics such as social psychology and humour, artificial intelligence, the implications of online gaming, physical attraction, and discrimination in the workplace.
Documents research into human emotion which investigates the brain areas and chemicals involved, effects on immune, cardiovascular and endocrine systems, and reasons for different manifestations of emotions in different people. Highlights studies into both general and specific emotive responses, and offers details of related events.
An index of more than 900 links to psychology and social science journal sites ordered by journal name. Covers journals published in English or German.
A refereed interdisciplinary journal which publishes target articles and peer commentary in all areas of psychology as well as cognitive science, neuroscience, behavioural biology, artificial intelligence, robotics, vision, linguistics and philosophy.
National society founded in 1901 providing information on the society's branches and special groups, publications and conferences.
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