Social Psychology (often used as an incorrect synonym of Social Cognition) is the study of social relationships, organizations, and the like. Social Cognition is how we perceive our social surroundings. Herein are links to pages describing them each, as well as raw material, research, and links to author's works on the topics.
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Social Psychology Network
Searchable links directory for subject areas, PhD programs, researchers, research groups, journals, online studies, and teaching resources.
Consumer Behavior and Marketing: The Psychology of Consumers
Provides an overview of topics in consumer psychology from a marketing point of view.
Geneva Emotion Research Group
Theoretical and empirical psychology research group at the University of Geneva. Research interests and contact details for group members; online abstracts and publications lists; details of current research. Some text in German.
Humor as a Defense Mechanism in the Holocaust
An investigation by Chaya Ostrower for her PhD on the types and functions of humor used by Jews during the Holocaust.
Implicit Association Test
Educational resource and research site for investigations in implicit social cognition. Includes online tests for implicit preferences for racial groups, age groups, political candidates, and associations between gender and academic domains.
Nijmegen Cultural Psychology Group
Research group focusing on youth culture, male-female relationships, sexual behavior, the construction of a philosophy of life, and the contemporary development of new religious forms. Includes information about recent activities, past and current research, and a selection of papers and abstracts.
Quality of Life Research Center
Positive psychology research institute. Includes listing of research projects, staff profiles, and contact details
Resources for Teaching Social Psychology
Links to resources including lecture notes, introductions to specific research areas and methodologies, writing and study guides, and class assignments.
Social Psychological Principles in Humor
Popular cartoons with psychological analysis of their themes.
Social Psychology Basics
Electronic textbook by Professor George Boeree, with chapter topics including person perception, persuasion, conformity, and sociobiology.
A Sociological Social Psychology
A tour through social psychology from the nature-nurture debate through to the psychology of urbanisation, all from a sociological perspective.
SPSP Mentorship Program
Offers free email-based career mentoring in personality and social psychology to students from underrepresented groups in psychology (e.g., ethnic and racial minorities).
Stanford Prison Experiment
Philip Zimbardo's website about his classic study. Contains a 42 page slideshow with videoclips of the original experiment with Zimbardo's commentary, points for discussion, and links to related sites.
UMass Adult Attachment Lab
Details of research projects, list of recent publications, instruments and measures for attachment research, and an attachment research network.
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