Advising FAQs

Things to Keep in Mind

Research Tools

APA Guide to Finding Information About Psychological Tests 

James Madison University - Psychological Test Information 

From the Health Psychology program at the Free University of Berlin - includes translations

From York University (Toronto)

From the Laboratory for the Study of Stress, Immunity and Disease at Carnegie Mellon University 

Research Randomizer (instant random sampling and random assignment)

Writing and Citation Guides

APA Guides on Test-Taking, Writing, & Citing 

University of Washington Psychology Writing Center

APA Research Style Crib Sheet, by Russ Dewey

Psychology with Style: A Hypertext Guide, by M. Plonksky

Dickinson College Writing Center

APA Student Page 

Ethics in Research

APA Ethical Principles of Psychologists, Section 8, "Research and Publications" 

APA Guidelines for Ethical Conduct in the Care and Use of Animals

Downloadable Data

The Berlin Diary Study 

Brown University Timing Data Archive (data from experiments conducted on time perception in rats)

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Data Archive 

National Data Archive on Child Abuse and Neglect 

UK Data Archive (source for British studies of crime, social attitudes, child development, employee relations, health, etc.)

Statistics Software and Calculators:

Indiana State University - Tutorials on SPSS, Blackboard, Photoshop, Microsoft Office, and more...

VassarStats: Web Site for Statistical Computation

Martindale's Calculators Online Center: Statistics  

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