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Social Psychology: Websites

Websites

For topic ideas:

  • SocialMention.com - Real-time social media search and analysis of trends.
  • GoogleTrends - Allows you to see how often specific keywords, subjects, and phrases have been searched over a period of time.

For background info:

  • Social Psychology Network - Links by Topic to hundreds of websites covering topics such as group and social behaviors; prejudice, discrimination, and diversity; gender; social influence; violence, conflict resolution, and peace; interpersonal relations; and more.

For models of experiments:

For planning your experiment:

  • Student Science: Human Participants - Clear rules for how to conduct ethical experiments based on human behaviors, including lists of experiments permissible without IRB approval.

How to evaluate a website

Websites  

Good in-depth research often involves using information found on the internet.  When using web resources provided by or recommended by your teacher or librarian, you can feel confident that you have credible sources.  When you independently find resources on the internet, it may not be so clear if you are looking at a credible source.  Click HERE for a few tips to help you evaluate websites.