General Psychology (Introductory)
This is the companion website for Philip Zimbardo’s General Psychology video course.
History of Psychology
Today in the History of Psychology
"The American Psychological Association Historical Database is a collection of dates
and brief descriptions of over 3100 events in the history of psychology." Search by
date or by keywords.
A Wiki of resources for the teaching of personality psychology
Tips for Teaching Personality
Suggestions for textbooks and course organization
Personality Lecture Outlines and Graphics
Brief Video on Dangers of Stress
Robert Sapolsky, Professor of Neurology and Neurological Sciences at Stanford University,
reveals just how dangerous prolonged exposure to stress can be in the documentary,
"Stress: Portrait of a Killer."
An animated cartoon that illustrates “chemical interactions at the synaptic level
that cause the drug user to feel ‘high’.”
Research and Statistics
APA Online Psychology Laboratory
Highly interactive resources for the teaching of psychological science. The peer-reviewed
materials include online studies and correlational studies, large data sets, demonstrations,
and teaching aids.
A library of over 2400 brief instructional videos on topics including statistics,
probability, algebra, developmental math, and biology. Potentially useful for review
of math and statistical skills.
This website focuses on Psychological Research Methods/Statistics and provides handouts
and instructions for interesting activities (e.g., observational coding activity of
Sponge Bob Square Pants) that aid in helping students understand course related content.
The activities are submitted by instructors and are peer-reviewed before placement
on the website.