Here you will find a compilation of resources I have found useful for my dual life as a psychology undergraduate and a novice researcher. This list is not exhaustive and will be updated occassionally for my benefit and yours:
Table of Contents
- Mendeley - useful for cataloging your fine mess of journal articles (thanks Delia xoxo).
APA (6th Edition) Formatting by PurdueOWL.
Writing advice from the “pros”.
Academic friends, what is the best writing advice for undergraduate who will be writing their first APA-style manuscript this semester?— Randy McCarthy (@RandyJMcCarthy) January 11, 2019
I would like to give them tips and tricks from the pros (i.e., you). Please and thank you!#academicwriting pic.twitter.com/KTNvn9Ikab
Citation writing tips.
Your occasional reminder.— Steven R. Shaw (@Shawpsych) July 4, 2019
bad: Recent research published in 2017 by Smith and Jones lends support to a finding of X.
better: X (Smith & Jones, 2017).
Methods writing tips.
Opinion:— Kay Tye (@kaymtye) July 2, 2019
Scientist authors — please stop referring to other papers in your methods instead of just telling us your methods.
Making readers navigate obfuscated referencing and (worse) multiple paywalls to figure out what you’ve done is like a big 🖕
Hey, psych/stats Twitter! I'm trying to get a good introduction to best practices and hot topics in meta-analyses. I know I've seen a lot of cool people posting resources a while back, but the ones I saw were a while back. Does anyone have any good links handy?— Koji Takahashi (@KojiJTaka) May 20, 2019
Doi finder - you will need the full reference to find the doi (hint: use Google Scholar).
Learning Statistics with R - freely available book to learn basic analyses with R.
ggplot2 guide - guide to the R package ggplot2 (for sick data visuals).
Easier to digest ggplot2 guide for beginners.
gganimate guide - guide to the R package gganimate (for sick moving data visuals).
Exporting gganimate as a GIF/.mp4 file.
Markdown line breaks.
Statistics & Methods
Calculating standard deviations for factorial ANOVAs in SPSS.
Study Designs - neat breakdown of the different study designs.
How to teach stats? - comprehensive guide to parametric statstical tests.
Psych Learning Curve by the American Psychological Association.
A thread on Attachment Theory.
Yesterday in my grad developmental class, we wondered why attachment theory isn’t seemingly taken as “seriously” as other developmental theories. Is that just my perception and not the actual case? If you also perceive it like I do, why do you think?— Dr. Sara A. Hart (@saraannhart) January 15, 2019
Speaking of Psychology by the American Psychological Association.
Compilation of psychology-related podcasts.
What is your favorite #Psychology Podcast?— Jay Van Bavel (@jayvanbavel) July 1, 2019
I created a google file with a list of all relevant psychology podcasts to share with my Intro Psych students.
Please add your favorite and share this link:https://t.co/LDXWkGGVxf