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HISTORY/PERSPECTIVES/CAREERS

American Psychological Association (APA)
http://www.apa.org/
History of Psychology offers many links on the subjects
http://www.psywww.com/resource/bytopic/history.html
Psychologists Articles & Resources
http://psychology.about.com/od/psychologists/

Pseudopsychology:

  • Face the truth: How your features reveal your personality.

http://www.nydailynews.com/lifestyle/2009/03/15/2009-03-15_face_the_truth_how_your_features_reveal_.html

RESEARCH METHODS

BIOPSYCHOLOGY
Neuroscience for Kids
http://faculty.washington.edu/chudler/neurok.html
Human Brain Map
http://www.bbc.co.uk/science/humanbody/body/interactives/organs/brainmap/
PBS: Secret Life of the Brain
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/brain/
Phineas Gage
http://www.deakin.edu.au/hbs/GAGEPAGE/

My candidate, myself (Even when faced with new facts and insights, most voters don't change their minds about their favorite candidates.                     A neurologist explains how they might.):

http://www.salon.com/env/mind_reader/2008/09/22/voter_choice/?source=yahoo

Behind The Scenes: Brain Power:

http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2008/11/04/60minutes/main4570731.shtml

Researchers:  Football concussions haunt athletes:

http://www.tampabay.com/news/health/research/article970962.ece

Diagnosis Sleepless (About the Pituitary Gland)

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/05/10/magazine/10wwln-diagnosis-t.html?_r=1&ref=magazine&pagewanted=print

COGNITIVE

Mozart's Music Does Not Make You Smarter, Study Finds:  http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2010/05/100510075415.htm

Tragedy in the backseat: Hot car deaths: http://www.parenting.com/article/Toddler/Health/Tragedy-in-the-Backseat-Hot-Car-Deaths/1

SENSATION/PERCEPTION

This is a great website to check out regarding reverse speech or the playing of music, 
conversations, etc backwards. I think you will find this very interesting.
http://www.reversespeech.com/home.htm
Another reverse speech website:
http://jeffmilner.com/backmasking.htm
Disney Films and Subliminal Messages; Myth or Reality? Check it out.
http://www.snopes.com/disney/films/films.asp
Neat site for illusions
http://www.subliminalmessages.com

Color Blindness http://colorvisiontesting.com/

Illusion Gallery with links to other sites:
http://dragon.uml.edu/psych/illusion.html

LEARNING

Pavlov's Dog -Classical conditioning experiment:

http://www.nobelprize.org/educational/medicine/pavlov/pavlov.html

DeAngelis, T. (2010, January). 'Little Albert' regains his identity. Monitor on Psychology, 41(1), 10.

http://www.apa.org/monitor/2010/01/little-albert.aspx

STATES OF CONSCIOUSNESS

Study sheds light on 'teenage night owl syndrome':http://articles.latimes.com/2010/feb/17/science/la-sci-students17-2010feb17

Kentucky man kills wife, blames caffeine: http://www.salon.com/news/feature/2010/09/20/us_caffeine_defense

EMOTION/MOTIVATION

Happiness is contagious, research finds: http://articles.latimes.com/2008/dec/05/science/sci-happy5

Top Ten Nonverbal Communication Tips:

http://psychology.about.com/od/nonverbalcommunication/tp/nonverbaltips.htm

Paul Ekman's Website: http://www.paulekman.com/

Responsive Face:http://mrl.nyu.edu/~perlin/facedemo/

LIFESPAN DEVELOPMENT

J.P. Hayes is as honest as we like to think we are (Kohlberg's Stages of Moral Development):

http://sports.yahoo.com/golf/blog/devil_ball_golf/post/J-P-Hayes-is-as-honest-as-we-like-to-think-we-a?urn=golf,123304

Article on "Genie": http://www.countyhistorian.com/cecilweb/index.php/Genie_Wiley

See Baby Discriminate:  Kids as young as 6 months judge others based on skin color.  What's a parent to do? 

http://www.newsweek.com/id/214989

20 Studies that Revolutionized Child Psychology: http://www.psychology.sunysb.edu/attachment/pdf/20studies.pdf

This is a woman's world: men face mass extinction because male genes are dying out.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-1185056/This-WOMANS-world-Men-face-mass-extinction-male-genes-dying-out.html

"The Nun Study" (A Longitudinal Study Conducted on Alzheimer's): http://www.healthstudies.umn.edu/nunstudy/

The True Story behind the 2007 Movie, The Girl Next Door:  

PERSONALITY

Test for Dwindling Retail Jobs Spawns a Culture of Cheating: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB123129220146959621.html

The United States of Mind: Researchers identify regional personality traits across America

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB122211987961064719.html?mod=yhoofront

The Big Five Personality Test (online): http://www.outofservice.com/bigfive/

Where the Wild Things Are?

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/10/20/opinion/20brooks.html?_r=2&scp=1&sq=where%20the%20wild%20things%20are&st=cse

Rorschach Test

Personality Theories: http://webspace.ship.edu/cgboer/perscontents.html

TESTING

Books and music that make you dumb: http://blogs.wsj.com/digits/2009/02/27/books-and-music-that-make-you-dumb/

What's your EQ?  http://academic.cengage.com/resource_uploads/static_resources/0534605885/7777/chap4.swf

What's your general IQ? http://queendom.com/tests/access_page/index.htm?idRegTest=1127 

Human Intelligence Theorists Map: http://www.intelltheory.com/map.shtml

Hot Topics: http://www.intelltheory.com/hotTopics.shtml

Eugenics, forced sterilization, the Holocaust:http://www.dnai.org/e/index.html

The Birth of American Intelligence Testing: http://www.apa.org/monitor/2009/01/assessment.aspx

The tests and the 'brightest': How fair are the college boards? http://www.theatlantic.com/issues/95sep/ets/fall.htm

MENSA workout: http://www.mensa.org/index0.php?page=12

The ACT: Biased, Inacurate, and Misused: http://www.fairtest.org/facts/act.html

ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY

National Alliance on Mental Health: http://www.nami.org/

DSM-IV-TR http://www.behavenet.com/capsules/disorders/dsm4TRclassification.htm

Psychiatrists Revise the Book of Human Troubles  (The revision of the DSM-IV; the New DSM-V):

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/12/18/health/18psych.html?_r=1

Your brooding teen: just moody or mentally ill? : http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/28004005/?GT1=43001

Purple Heart is ruled out for traumatic stress: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/01/08/us/08purple.html

Dissociative Fugue (A Life, Interrupted):

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/03/01/nyregion/thecity/01miss.html?_r=2&scp=1&sq=life%20interrupted&st=cse

Brain differences mark those with depression risk: http://www.reuters.com/article/newsOne/idUSTRE52M7OV20090323

Interview with John Nash (A Beautiful Mind is based on him): http://nobelprize.org/mediaplayer/index.php?id=429

Article on John Nash from Nobelprize.org: http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/economics/laureates/1994/nash-autobio.html

Toddler Brain Difference Linked to Autism: http://www.cnn.com/2009/HEALTH/05/04/autism.brain.amygdala/index.html

A Journey Through Darkness (Depression): http://www.nytimes.com/2009/05/10/magazine/10Depression-t.html?_r=1&hpw

Proposed changes to the DSM-V: http://www.dsm5.org/Pages/Default.aspx

THERAPIES

Teen's family transformed after autism intervention: http://www.cnn.com/2009/HEALTH/02/04/autism.resolution/index.html

SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY

Adventures In Good And Evil:  What makes some of us saints and some of us sinners? The evolutionary roots of morality.:

http://www.newsweek.com/id/195117

The Witnesses that Didn't (Kitty Genovese Case): http://www.onthemedia.org/transcripts/2009/07/03/04

Why We do Dumb or Irrational Things: 10 Brilliant Social Psychology Studies: http://www.spring.org.uk/2007/11/10-piercing-insights-into-human-nature.php