Resources and Links

Tools for Research and Professional Development

  • SAS: Statistical applications software program.
  • SPSS: Provides useful information about statistics programs and applications, which can be purchased from the website.
  • Statistics Calculators: Provides statistics tables as well as programs where you can enter data and calculate results.
  • Evaluation and Social Research Methods: Provides links to free online books, manuals, articles on how to do evaluation and social research, including surveys, interviews, observations and more. Also links to research about research methods, free software, and sites on how to present data. This site also has a review of free statistical resources.
  • Software Available at Tulane: Tulane University has contracts with several software providers so that students and staff can access software for free or at reduced prices.
  • Benefits of Taking Notes by Hand: This Psychological Science article reports on a series of studies that suggest taking notes by hand rather than on a computer can promote learning.
Opportunities for Research Funding

Career Development Sites

Supports and Resources for Students

  • Graduate Student Support and Resources: A site with tips for getting through graduate school; has a religious emphasis.
  • NCFDD: An online resource library and community dedicated to supporting graduate students (as well as postdocs and faculty members) so that they can thrive in the Academy.
  • Center for Teaching + Learning: A rich online resource for excellence in teaching and learning.
  • CELT: The Tulane Center for Engaged Learning and Teacher provides resources and tools related to teaching at the college level.
  • College Guide for Students with Psychiatric Disabilities: Resources and information related to psychiatric problems and accommodations for psychiatric needs in college.
Psychology - Relevant Publications

These sites allow researchers and students to access article abstracts, and in some cases complete articles, from selected journals which are part of their database.

Special Education Information and Resources

School-Based Mental Health

  • CSBMHP: This site details the procedures used in Ohio's School-Based Mental Health Clinics.
  • CSMH: Center for School Mental Health at the University of Maryland School of Medicine: This site describes the mission and activities of the federally-funded Center.
Psychology Websites of Interest

Relevant Publications

The department has dedicated an area in 2011 Percival Stern Hall where psychology students will find a variety of valuable materials, many related to graduate school application. Some of these publications are listed below.

Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th edition
(2010). Most Psychologists have agreed on one style for our professional writing that differs in many details from the style that you may have been taught in a high school or college English courses. You will need to have a copy of the manual for at least one of your Psychology laboratory courses, and most Psychology professors require that all papers in their courses follow the APA manual. In addition to its technical sections on editorial style, the APA manual contains two chapters of helpful general writing tips.

Career Paths in Psychology: Where Your Degree Can Take You
Washington, DC: American Psychological Associations, 1997.

Graduate Study in Psychology, 2012 Edition
(Washington, DC: American Psychological Association; 2012; Published every two years by the APA. Can be purchased for about $30.00. This book offers information including the different types of graduate programs and where they are located nationally, as well as some information about financial aid and admission standards.

The Complete Guide to Graduate School Admissions: Psychology and Related Fields
(Keith-Spiegel, P.; Hillsdale, N.J.: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates; 1991).

Neuroscience Training Programs in North America
(Washington, DC: Society for Neurosciences; 1994). See Dr. Dohanich for more information.

Graduate Training Programs in Industrial/Organizational Psychology and Related Fields
(Bowling Green, OH: Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Inc.; 1995).