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Undeniably, psychology websites have been a useful vehicle in promoting the discipline of psychology – and can also be instrumental in promoting mental health.
Here are the top psychology websites which can help you learn more about psychology. I have grouped them into two categories.
Academic psychology websites
- APA Psych Learning Curve is a place where educators, students, parents, activists and psychologists can explore the latest in psychology education and education in psychology.
- BPS Research Digest is published by the British Psychological Society since 2005. Its aim is to showcase psychological science while also casting a critical eye over its methods.
- NUIG Health Psychology Blog is from the School of Psychology of the National University of Ireland, Galway is a central hub of research in this area, with strong links to the Divisions of Health Psychology in both the Psychological Society of Ireland (PSI) and the British Psychological Society (BPS).
- OU Psychology Blog is run by School of Psychology of the Open University. It covers forensic psychology, counselling, and social psychology.
- UCL Experimental Psychology Blog is run by UCL’s Psychology and Language Sciences (PALS). They undertake world-leading research and teaching in mind, behaviour, and language. It brings together researchers in a range of disciplines such as cognition, neuroscience, linguistics, education, communication, medicine, health, phonetics and development.
General psychology websites
- Mind Hacks gives Neuroscience and psychology tricks to find out what’s going on inside your brain.
- Psych Central claims to be the largest and oldest independent mental health social network. Since 1995, its award-winning website has been run by mental health professionals offering reliable, trusted information and over 250 support groups to consumers.
- Psychology Today was first launched in 1967 and continues to thrive. On this site, they have gathered a group of renowned psychologists, academics, psychiatrists and writers to contribute their thoughts and ideas on what makes us tick.
- Psychreg is the blog you are reading now. Launched in 2014 as a directory, it soon evolved into publishing articles on psychology and mental health, hosting a podcast, and having its own open access publication.
- Welldoing is a site devoted to mental health, self-development and well-being, with its own directory of therapists and counsellors.
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