Links

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The American Psychological Association (APA) hosts an extensive website to support professional psychologists, graduates and postdocs, as well as undergraduate students.  They have a variety of sub-sites that are informative and helpful, such as the APA Style Blog.

The Association for Psychological Science (APS) is a professional psychological organization that is dedicated to promoting the scientific exploration of psychology. The APS also has a subdivision dedicated to teaching, called the Society for the Teaching of Psychology.

LinkedIn is a social network for professionals of all types.  It has become so prominent that it is acceptable to put a link to your LinkedIn profile on your resume or CV. It is possible to have people in your network endorse specific skills that you have (e.g., statistics, teaching).

The Publish and Prosper Blog, supported by Psychology Today, is written by my friend Dr. Nate Lambert.  It is a wonderful area to explore topics related to research, teaching, and professional activities.  There are also special posts for undergraduates preparing for further education or graduates preparing to find a job.

Purdue University has an Online Writing Lab (OWL) that has wonderful resources available to support students writing in APA style.

Research Gate is an interesting social media site specifically dedicated to scientists and researchers allowing them to share their research efficiently.  It’s also a place to follow researchers in your field or collaborate.  There is also a place to look for research-related jobs in your field.

Whoa. So meta.