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Welcome to PsychWiki! Here is some information to get you started...


  • Articles:
We currently have { 1,225} articles that anyone can edit. We use the MediaWiki software developed for Wikipedia which is designed to make it easy to edit pages. Learn how to edit pages, or try it yourself right now by going to our practice page. Just click on the "edit" tab, type in what you want, and click "Save page". Its that easy.
  • Discussion:
Each Article has an accompanying "Discussion" page which provides a forum for comments and questions about each Article as well as an opportunity for communication or exchanges between users. Look at the top of this Article page and you will see the "Discussion" tab. A red link means nothing has been added yet, and a blue link means it has been edited.
  • Login:
Anyone can view the Article pages and Discussion pages even if not logged-in. If you do login, the system allows you to edit pages, communicate with other users anonymously, and be notified of changes to the pages (learn more here). Requiring a login before editing pages is a way to prevent spam.
  • How to Login:
You can login by clicking the "create an account or log in" link on the top right-hand corner of the webpage. No private information or email address is required. You create your own username and password. If you elect to store an email address it enables people to contact you through the website without you having to reveal your email address, and it can be used to send you a new password if you forget it.
  • Content Areas:
We have organized the articles around various topics such as professional development, teaching, research process, psychology concepts, and Virtual Lab Meeting. See here for a list of ways to use PsychWiki. Can you think of more topics or pages to add? You can add a new page here, or contact us and we can do it for you.


So that is the basics behind PsychWiki. If you have any questions or comments, please contact us.


See also the help! pages for more information about using PsychWiki.


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