Tutorials, Coursework, and Demonstrations

  • MIT OpenCourseWare – MIT's OpenCourseWare offered an introductory psychology course in fall, 2011, and its archive is available here.

  • ePsych – E-psych is an unusual site with lots of information and demonstrations on many areas of psychology.

  • Stanford Prison Experiment – The Stanford Prison Experiment was conducted by Phil Zimbardo in 1971, and it taught us a lot about how people respond to social forces. This site walks you through the experiment, what happened, and what we learned.

  • Psybersite – Psybersite is a collection of interesting tutorials, games, and demonstrations relating to various aspects of perception and cognition.

  • Understanding Prejudice – The Understanding Prejudice site offers a variety of ways to test yourself for hidden biases.

  • Exploratorium – A really neat Memory Exhibition lets you experience lots of demonstrations and information regarding memory and forgetting.

  • JRank Encyclopedia – JRank's psychology encyclopedia.

National Organizations

  • American Psychological Association (APA) – The American Psychological Association is the premier professional organization for psychologists in both scientific and clinical areas. The site also provides information for the general public.

  • APS – The American Psychological Society is primarily for those interested in scientific research in psychology, rather than those professionals practicing in mental health fields.

  • NAMI – The National Alliance on Mental Illness is an organization dedicated to the welfare of victims of psychological disorder and their families and friends.

Guidelines for Writing APA Format Papers

  • Online Writing Center at Purdue University – The Online Writing Center at Purdue University has a nice guide to writing papers in APA style.

  • APA FAQ site on reference format – While the APA has not posted its full style guidelines on the Web, they have posted a page of Frequently Asked Questions and their answers.

  • Plagiarism information site – Professor Ofsowitz's site gives lots of good information about what plagiarism is and how to avoid it. Discusses paraphrase, citations, quotations, and so on.

Research Tools

  • MCC library system – The MCC library system offers a variety of research tools and writing guidelines online. Most useful for finding primary source material is the electronic database system and its psychology section.

  • psychology page – has a useful page for initial research, although you won't find primary source material here.

Psychology Departments at Area Colleges

  • Psychology at Brockport – SUNY Brockport has a strong psychology major designed to prepare students for graduate work in a variety of career fields.

  • Psychology at Geneseo – SUNY Geneseo has a large and diverse Psychology Department that can lead to a variety of graduate degrees and career options.

  • Psychology at Nazareth – The Nazareth College Psychology Department provides a strong scientific grounding in the field that can lead to further graduate study in Psychology.

  • Psychology at Roberts Wesleyan – Roberts Wesleyan College Psychology Department addresses both the research and the service sides of the field, with an emphasis on integrating psychology with the Christian religion.

  • Psychology at RIT – The Rochester Institute of Technology Psychology Department offers a variety of undergraduate and undergraduate degrees.

  • Psychology at St. John Fisher – St. John Fisher College offers an undergraduate psychology program in a Catholic liberal arts college.

  • Brain and Cognitive Sciences at UR – The University of Rochester Brain and Cognitive Sciences Department is focused on research into how the brain functions and how we understand the world around us.

  • Clinical and Social Sciences at UR – The University of Rochester Department of Clinical and Social Psychology offers research training leading to a Ph.D. degree in three areas of specialization: Clinical Psychology, Developmental Psychology, and Social-Personality Psychology.