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Color Matters [ Profile ] - Learn how color affects appetite, vision, and energy conservation. Includes color's relationship to architecture and interior design.

Being Left Handed [ Profile ] - Simple explanation for elementary school students of what it is like to be left-handed. Includes examples of famous lefties.

Novita Kids: What’s Psychology all About? [ Profile ] - Information about psychology, what it is and what other children say about it.

Personality and Kids [ Profile ] - Tells about personality type and provides a questionnaire for parents to use in assessing a kid's personality.

NASA.gov: Cognition Lab Tutorials [ Profile ] - Five games teach about cognitive psychology. Includes recognition, mnemonics, recall, interference, and short-term memory.

General Psychology [ Profile ] - Collection of articles for use in an introductory college course. Topics include neuropsychology, sensation and perception, learning and memory, emotion, language, personality, and psychological disorders.

allPsych [ Profile ] - Virtual psychology classroom with topic synopses, disorders, dictionary, online tests, education and career information, news, and internet resources.

Stanford Prison Experiment [ Profile ] - Philip Zimbardo's website about his classic study. Contains a 42 page slideshow with videoclips of the original experiment with Zimbardo's commentary, points for discussion, and links to related sites.

Epsych: Journeys in Mind [ Profile ] - Teaches about psychological processes and the nature of thinking via interactive demonstrations, experiments, and video clips.

What is a Personality/Social Psychologist? [ Profile ] - Explains what topics are studied, scientific approach, basic and applied research, and career options. Includes educational recommendations and requirements.

Psychosocial Theory: Erikson [ Profile ] - Analysis of Erikson's theory on personality development. Includes the seven stages and how one stage grows into the next.

The Science of Love [ Profile ] - Explores the three stages of love. Includes changes in the brain, how looks and smells affect choices, the science of flirting, and how feelings can be even stronger in teens.

Risktaking [ Profile ] - Discusses the psychology of taking risks. Includes what risk and risk-taking behavior are, chemical changes in the brain, how theories have changed, and psychological profiles of risk-takers.

The Mind [ Profile ] - Overview of psychology, personality, emotions, intelligence, and memory. Includes surveys, facts, and features.

Personality Theories [ Profile ] - Discusses theories from experts such as Freud, Erikson, Piaget, and Skinner. Each section includes a case study, biography, theory, therapy, and discussion.

The Classical Rorschach [ Profile ] - Explains who Hermann Rorschach was, his method of testing, European methods, and American schools. Includes differences and controversies.

The Memory Exhibition [ Profile ] - Explores the biological, psychological, and cultural aspects of memory. Includes games, tests, and experiments.

Racism and Psychology [ Profile ] - Explores what prejudice and racism are, how prejudices and stereotypes develop, and why it's important to talk about these issues. Includes ten things you can do.

The Child Development Website [ Profile ] - Read about theories from Sigmund Freud, Margaret Mahler, and Erik Erikson. Includes different stages, phases, and subphases from each theory.

Illusions Gallery [ Profile ] - Collection of illusions which demonstrate the differences between visual perception and reality. Includes impossible figures, vases/faces, Poggendorff illusion, and negative afterimages.

Intelligence [ Profile ] - Learn what it is and how it can be measured. Includes male versus female brains, whether people are born brainy, what emotional intelligence is, and if IQ tests are accurate.

The Many Faces of Psychological Research in the 21st Century [ Profile ] - Online book outlining the current state of knowledge and activity. Includes coping and health, personality, intelligence and cognition, sensation and perception, human development, and psychopathology.

Interference: The Stroop Effect [ Profile ] - Brief explanation and example of what happens in the brain when there is interference, also called the Stroop Effect.

Extrasensory Perception [ Profile ] - Provides synopsis of psychological research from a professor of psychology. Includes whether it really exists, claims of ESP, perception versus pretention, and experiment results.

A Case of Mistaken Identity? The Psychology of Eyewitness Memory [ Profile ] - As the defense attorney, review testimony and decide if your client is the victim of mistaken identity. Includes links to cited sources and questions to assist in making a decision.

Humanistic Psychology Overview [ Profile ] - Explains what this 'Third Force' is, how it originated, and what it's impact is on the field of psychology. Includes methods of inquiry, psychotherapies, and links to additional reading.

Social Psychology [ Profile ] - Explains what social psychology is and how it is used in research. Includes theories and methods, nature versus nurture, self-needs, belief systems, emotions, and collective behavior.

Implicit Association Test [ Profile ] - Offers online tests of unconscious preferences between racial groups, age groups, sexuality, political candidates, and associations between gender and science or gender and career. [Requires English proficiency.]

Criminal Profiling Research [ Profile ] - Swiss criminologist discusses what profiling is, how it's done, criminal types, and case analysis. Includes articles, research, news and updates, links to international law enforcement agencies, and discussion board. [English and Deutsch]

Classics in the History of Psychology [ Profile ] - Offers full texts of documents significant in the history of psychology by author or by topic. Includes ancient, medieval/renaissance, and modern thought; behaviorism, cognition, intelligence testing, personality, and social psychology.

Psybersite [ Profile ] - Student-created tutorials applying psychological concepts to a variety of topical issues such as the internet, sports fans, and advertising.

Visual Cognition Lab [ Profile ] - Presents several videos used in cognition studies and the results of the studies. Includes change blindness and inattention blindness examples.

Frontline: What Jennifer Saw [ Profile ] - Interview with Elizabeth Loftus, a forensic psychologist. Includes what happens to memory in a traumatic event, how juries are affected by eyewitness testimony, and why expert testimony is used in trials.

The IPIP-NEO [ Profile ] - Tests designed to educate the public about the five-factor model of personality. Includes long and short versions, and results for extroversion, agreeableness, conscientiousness, neuroticism, and openness to experience.

Spirituality and Western Psychology [ Profile ] - Explores the studies of transpersonal and humanistic psychology. Includes Maslow's hierarchy, subjective experience, social forces, brain functions, and the unconscious mind.

Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs [ Profile ] - Research paper discusses various studies into what energizes, directs, and sustains human behavior. Includes existence, relatedness, growth, introversion, extroversion, and divergence in theories.

Left vs. Right - Which Side Are You On? [ Profile ] - Offers a test to find out which brain hemisphere is dominant and what that means. Includes logical vs. intuitive, sequential vs. random, and symbolic vs. concrete processing.

Introduction to Learning: Classical Conditioning [ Profile ] - Explains how automatic responses to smells, sounds, and situations develop. Includes Pavlov's dogs, the Skinner box, and behavior modification.

Mind Survey [ Profile ] - Explores personal perceptions of the mental ability of various types of minds. Surveys include harm, punishment, soul, liking, destruction, and happiness.

The Descent of Man [ Profile ] - Covers the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's four-part radio series on neo-Darwinism.

Thinking Creatively [ Profile ] - Offers exercises in viewing problems in unusual, novel, or untypical ways. Includes a list of situations and instructions.

Correlation [ Profile ] - Examines the relationships between variables in psychological studies. Includes an exercise in which students determine the correlation between two variables and offer possible explanations.

Inference versus Observation [ Profile ] - Teaches the difference between objectivity and interpretation in empirical study. Includes an exercise in evaluating and correcting a group of statements.

Psychology [ Profile ] - Encyclopedia.com article on what the word means.

Ingenious: Body Image [ Profile ] - Explores the mental picture of one's own physical appearance, and how it is affected by weight, race and culture, cosmetic body modifications, and adornments.

Beautycheck [ Profile ] - Details a research project at two universities in Germany on facial attractiveness. Includes why some faces are considered more attractive, average faces, morphing of images, and social perceptions.

PsychLab On-line [ Profile ] - Provides real and simulated interactive psychology experiments. Includes space perception, reaction time, split-brain syndrome, and classical conditioning. [Requires free Shockwave plug-in.]
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B.F. Skinner - Brief biography contributed to the B. F. Skinner Foundation by his eldest daughter, Julie S. Vargas.