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<table width=95%><td><b>What is PsychWiki?</b> PsychWiki was created as a way to pool our field's collective resources on various topics. As a [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wiki 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.</td></table>
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<table cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" border="0"><td width=40></td><td cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" border="0" align=left>'''What is PsychWiki?''' PsychWiki was created by psychologists as a '''tool for psychologists''' ([[Ways to Use PsychWiki |see list of uses]]).
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*'''May 11th'''<br>We created a new focal page of all the [[Ways to Use PsychWiki]] so that there is a centralized listing of each tool. If you can think of more ways to use PsychWiki, [[contact us | let us know]]. The goal is for PsychWiki to be as practical and useful as possible.
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What is PsychWiki? PsychWiki was created by psychologists as a tool for psychologists (see list of uses).

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Life as a Professor
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    We created a new focal page of all the Ways to Use PsychWiki so that there is a centralized listing of each tool. If you can think of more ways to use PsychWiki, let us know. The goal is for PsychWiki to be as practical and useful as possible.
  • December, 17th
    You may have noticed some changes to the site. We added a new skin, updated some features, and added useful tools like sortable tables. Let us know if you like the changes, and if there is anything else you want us to add.

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"Have you ever wanted to learn about meta-analyses or conduct a meta-analysis but didn't know where to start? This webpage is devoted to providing guidance on what you need to know to start your own meta-analysis. With the thousands of meta-analyses conducted in all areas of psychology over the past few decades, there has been...   (More...)
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