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The psychology links found on this page are general rather than subject specific. Specific forensic psychology topic links can be found within their respective page on the website.
Academic Info. Independent online subject directory of over 25,000 hand-picked educational resources for high school and college students. Academic Info also features subject guides with information about distance education and online degree options, as well as admissions test preparation resources.
AlleyDog: A great Resource for psychology students. Click Here!
AllPsych Online: Very well organised collection of psychology resources and reference material.
American Psychological Association: Use this link to access a range of research projects which demonstrate the application and value of psychological science within a legal context.
American Psychology-Law Society. The American Psychology-Law Society is a division of the American Psychological Association and is comprised of individuals interested in psychology and law issues. Student memberships are encouraged. Among many other things, the website provides details of conferences, job listings and the very useful society newsletter.
AmoebaWeb: Outstanding resource maintained by Douglas Degelman, Ph.D. Professor of Psychology at Vanguard University of Southern California. Over 2000 categorised links to quality psychology content, including a dedicated forensic psychology section.
Association For Psychological Science: The Association for Psychological Science (previously the American Psychological Society) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the advancement of scientific psychology. The aim of the association is to promote, protect, and advance the interests of scientifically oriented psychology in research, application, teaching, and the improvement of human welfare.
British Psychological Society: The British Psychological Society is the representative body for psychology and psychologists in the UK. The Society was formed in 1901 and now has approximately 43,000 members. The Society’s main aims are to encourage the development of psychology as a scientific discipline and an applied profession. To raise standards of training and practice in the application of psychology and to raise public awareness of psychology and increase the influence of psychological practice in society.
The British Psychological Society publishes a very good research Digest that will keep you right up to date with the latest research in psychology. Edited by Christian Jarrett the research digest appears online as a blog.
BUBL Information Service: Extensive catalogue of Internet resources covering all academic subject areas, including a detailed psychology section.
Criminal, Legal and Investigative Psychology:
CLIP (Criminal, Legal and Investigative Psychology) is a research unit situated within the Department of Psychology, University of Gothenburg, Sweden. This is an excellent place to find out more about contemporary research topics within forensic psychology.
Unique forum that includes a very active and engaging psychology section; including discussions on serial killers.
Click Here To Visit The Psychology Forum.
(Many thanks to Dawn for letting us know about the Captain Cynic forums).
Cognitive Daily: This excellent science blog reports on fascinating peer-reviewed developments in cognition from the most respected scientists in the field. The blog is maintained by Dave Munger and Margaret P. Munger who note that the research they feature isn't dumbed down, but it's explained in language that everyone can understand, with clear illustrations and references to the original research.
This is a must bookmark resource for anybody interested in the application of cognitive psychology within a legal context as the site regularly features research that has implications within the criminal justice system.
Crimes and Clues: Detailed website edited by Daryl W. Clemens. Provides lots of extremely useful material in relation to the art and science of criminal investigation.
Crime-Scene-Investigator.net: Excellent site offering a host of articles and resources relating to crime scene investigation.
Current topics in psychology: A real gem of a website put together by clinical psychologist Dr Michael Fenichel documenting the best articles, websites and research tools he has come across.
Deviant Crimes: A fascinating and detailed site dedicated to the study of psychological and investigative processes involved with deviant crimes.
Forensic Solutions, LLC: Forensic Solutions was founded by case-working professionals that have published industry standard texts and research in their respective fields. Specializing in criminal profiling, forensic science, crime reconstruction, and expert testimony, this cutting edge site is highly recommended.
Hodges' Health Career Model: The Hodges' health career model is an analytical tool designed to help develop ideas connected with a problem or issue. Although originally developed in health and social care, it can be applied within a forensic context. Well worth exploring, particularly for practitoners and students who require a conceptual framework for a research project or dissertation.
Inquisitive Mind. The Inquisitive Mind, or In-Mind, is a young and exciting on-line quarterly magazine for social psychology. The magazine’s purpose is designed to interact with everyone that is interested in everyday human concerns and to inform you on the hot trends in scientific social psychological research..
Internet Public Library (Psychology Section): Comprehensive collection of quality psychology links.
Intute: Intute is a free online service providing you with access to the very best Web resources for education and research. The service is created by a network of UK universities and partners. Subject specialists select and evaluate the websites and write high quality descriptions of the resources. The database contains 115380 records. A great resource.
Oxford University Press: Online Resource Centre: Very useful collection of psychology and law, criminology and forensic links.
PoliceEmployment.com: Your source for law enforcement jobs.
Psi Chi. Psi Chi is the National Honor Society in Psychology, founded in 1929 for the purposes of encouraging, stimulating, and maintaining excellence in scholarship, and advancing the science of psychology. The site contains some wonderful articles, including The Psychology of Evil by Philip Zimbardo.
Psych Central: One of the top 5 mental health and psychology websites, providing reliable and professionally-reviewed resources since 1995.
Psychology and Crime News: One of the most professional and comprehensive blogs I have seen. The purpose of this blog is to collate information of interest in a forensic psychological context. Will be particularly useful for anybody looking for information relating to forensic theory and practice in the UK.
PsychLinks Psychology & Mental Health Directory: Lots of quality links and information.
PsychSplash: Innovative website hosted by Gareth Furber aimed at reviewing the web for psychologists. Provides an extremely useful commentary of psychology-relevant websites and applications
Psychwatch: A great resource for all kinds of psychology and psychiatry information. Use this link to visit the comprehensive forensic page.
Psych Web: Very comprehensive and extremely well organized Web site by Dr Russ Dewey containing psychology-related information for students and teachers of psychology.
shadowraiths Blog & Forum: Comprehensive coverage of all things forensic psychology courtesy of graduate Forensic Psychology student Michelle.
The Forensic Psychology and Psychiatry Arena: Provides researchers, instructors and students in Forensic Psychology and Psychiatry with information on the range of books and journals produced by Routledge, Guilford Press, and Psychology Press.
Covering books & journals in Forensic Psychology & Psychiatry, and Psychology & Law. Psychology Press also publish the Gudjonsson Suggestibility Scales which are particularly applicable to police interviewing contexts.
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This special Kindle collection consists primarily of the landmark articles written by members of the Behavioral Science Units, National Center for the Analysis of Violent Crime, at the FBI Academy. These seminal publications in the history of FBI profiling were released by the U.S. Department of Justice as part of the information on serial killers provided by the FBI's Training Division.
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