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Psychology: Websites

Scholarly Websites

 The Association for Psychological Science (previously the American Psychological Society) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the advancement of scientific psychology and its representation at the national and international level. Executive Director Alan G. Kraut explained why psychological science is important during the opening ceremony of the 24th APS Annual Convention.

The American Psychiatric Association is a medical specialty society with over 38,000 member physicians working to ensure humane care and effective treatment for all persons with mental disorder, including mental retardation and substance-related disorders

 Welcome to Social Psychology Network, one of the largest Internet sites devoted to psychological research and teaching. In these pages, you'll find more than 20,000 links related to psychology

Evaluating Websites

Evaluating Websites is an important part of finding reliable information.  Anyone can create a website so it is important to evaluate the site for reliability.  Websites should meet the following criteria to be considered scholarly:

Accuracy: The site contains accurate information

Authority: The site author or organization is a recognized leader or expert in their field.

Currency: The site is current and regularly updated.

Objectivity: The site provides unbiased and objective information.

Coverage: The site adequately covers their topic and maintains comprehensive focus.


Check out our tutorial on the Research Help page for more help on evaluating resources!



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