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Revision as of 06:39, 16 September 2009

What is PsychWiki? PsychWiki was created as a tool for psychologists (see list of uses). As a Wiki anyone with access to the site can edit, correct, or update the information. In a sense, PsychWiki is owned by the community, with input from anyone with experience and knowledge to share. Some of the pages are more developed than others, but no page is complete. If you feel like you'd like to add something to a particular page, please do so. To get things started, we plan on beginning with the topics listed below. If you are new to PsychWiki, see How/Why Use PsychWiki? and the "Getting Started" box below.

psyc-hub

What is psychwiki psyc-hub?


►  Research

►  People

►  Psychology Concepts

►  Null Findings new

►  Virtual Lab Meeting new


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knowledgebase

What is psychwiki knowledgebase?


►  Professional Development

►  Research Process



Newpages.png "Dealing with Outliers"                         (...more New Pages)
Newfeatures.png " Did You Know..." archive page"     (...more New Features)
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news and updates
  • September 6th, 2009
    The 'Main Page' has been redesigned and updated, including organizing the information around two focal points - knowledgebase, and psyc-hub.
  • May 12th, 2009
    PsychWiki reached over 1,000,000 page views today!
  • January 10th, 2009
    Today marks the 10,000th Page Edit. Thank you to all contributors, editors, and reviewers for your hard work and dedication to PsychWiki!
  • March 25th, 2008
    We added a new feature called "Short Titles" where you can use simpler article names in the URL as an alternative to the normal naming system. For example, the PsychWiki page on aggression is "http://www.psychwiki.com/wiki/Aggression" but you can also access it now by "aggression.psychwiki.com"
  • November 19th, 2007
    We installed a new footnote function so that you can use footnoting to make it easier for the reader to find relevant information. See the Help! section about how to footnote.

(past news and updated from the admins...)

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 PsychWiki Statistics as of February 19
   Pages: 366    Page Edits: 32,283
   Users: 3,802   Page Views: 55,212,765


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fun facts updated weekly every Sunday

... the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP) has established a fund devoted to increasing diversity within personality and social psychology. As part of this initiative, there is a new Diversity Travel Award. Eligible graduate students are invited to apply for travel awards to attend the SPSP annual conference in Las Vegas from January 28-30, 2010.                             → more "Did You Know"s...

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  Article of the Month:   September

Anchoring-and-Adjustment Heuristic
Heuristics are mental shortcuts that are used to simplify otherwise difficult problems or tasks. They provide quick estimates, though sometimes inaccurate, for decisions about uncertain events. The anchoring-and-adjustment heuristic describes cases in which one uses a number or a value as a starting point, known as an anchor, and adjusts said information until an acceptable value is reached...   (More...)
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