is dedicated to the education of psychology and we have published
free e- textbooks representing some major courses in the field
of psychology. Each of these texts covers the related
theories, research, and psychological phenomena on the topic.
Consider these overviews of the course; while they provide
a good synopsis, they do not replace a traditional college
credit course in psychology. Click one of the titles
below to continue.
online text covering all of the major theories and
components of general psychology. From Research
to Reinforcement, Emotion to Extinction, you will
learn about the study of human thoughts, emotions,
and behaviors. Now includes links to detailed
biographies for the major theorists as well as an
online dictionary for additional information on
part series covering the basics of statistical description
and inference. Includes sections on distributions,
graphing, central tendency, standard deviation,
and correlations. Also discusses the basics
of research, validity, reliability, hypothesis testing
and Type I and Type II Errors. This online
presentation simplifies statistics and gives an
overview of the major topic areas covered in an
introduction to statistics course.
12 chapter online text represents an overview of
personality theory. Discusses the major theorists
from the biological, psychodynamic, cognitive, behavioral,
trait, and humanistic perspectives. Now includes
links to detailed biographies for the major theorists
as well as an online dictionary for additional information
on important terminology.
chapter research methods text for education, psychology,
and the social sciences. Includes chapters
on research design, such as single subject, experimental,
historical, developmental, and qualitative designs
as well as two chapters on statistics. Also
details the professional research report, data collection
techniques, and a guide for doing research from
developing your theory through publication.