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What is "'''my psychwiki'''"?
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- noun  &nbsp;&nbsp;  (ˈmī ˈsīk ˈwikē)  <br>
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&nbsp; 1. a tool for creating your own stand-alone pages to help with your professional life in psychology <br>
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<div style="position: absolute; top: -48px; left: -0px;"><table style="background-color:white;height:31px"><td style="background-color:white"><div style="font-size: 225%; font-family: impact; background-color:white;"><span style="color: #FF9000;">'''my-'''</span><span style="color: #003EBA;">'''psychwiki'''</span> &nbsp; </div></td></table></div>
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&nbsp; 2. interactive platform for disseminating knowledge and publicizing your work <br>
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PsychWiki was created by psychologists as a tool for psychologists so you can use it to <span style="color: #FF9000;">create your own stand-alone pages</span> to help with your professional life in psychology or use it to <span style="color: #FF9000;">disseminate knowledge and publicize your work</span>.
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&nbsp; 3. a new way to connect people with common psychology interests </font></font></p>
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<div style="position: absolute; top: -48px; left: +0px;"><table style="background-color:white;height:31px"><td style="background-color:white" ><div style="font-size: 225%; font-family: impact; background-color:white;"><span style="color: #FF9000;">'''my-'''</span><span style="color: #003EBA;">'''psychwiki'''</span> &nbsp; </div></td></table></div>
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Why have "my psychwiki" in psychology?
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* '''Stand-alone pages''' - PsychWiki was created by psychologists for the psychology user community to use for whatever professional purpose they wish (such as creating free class websites, lab group websites, collaborate notes, etc. see below for more examples)
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* '''Linked pages''' - In the online age "You are Your Web Presence" given that search engines other than PscyINFO are a starting point for seeing psychologists' web pages, lab pages, research pages, and so forth. Online publicizing is the natural extension of why everyone already goes to conferences and submits to journals.
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* '''New types of feedback''' - A wiki is uniquely situated to disseminate previously inaccessible information such as feedback about research ideas/designs, comments on published works, discussion of theoretical ideas/papers...
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*Stand-alone pages.
 
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Not every page has to be linked or seen by everyone. PsychWiki was created by psychologists for psychologists so the purpose of PsychWiki is for the professional user community to use for whatever professional purpose they wish.
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How to use "my psychwiki"?
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* '''Create a page''' - If you want a stand-alone page, just [[Add a Page|click here]].
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* '''Create your own hub''' - Wiki technology is designed to create interconnections among information, links, and websites. You can create a hub around anything, including a person, research topic, class, journal article, and so forth. [[Category Tags | Learn more about using category tags]]
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== For example, some people have created stand-alone pages for: ==
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:For example, some people have created pages for:
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:&rArr; their classes &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; ([[Research_Design_Fall_2007|example]])
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:&rArr; their classes &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; ([[Statistics Spring 2008|example]])
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:&rArr; individual class assignments ([[Article Assignment Psy 422 Fall 2008|example]])
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:&rArr; individual class assignments ([[PSY 322 Social Psychology Fall 2009 | example]])
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:&rArr; coordinating RAs for lab sections ([[Science of Happiness Class - Fall 2008 Labs|example]])
:&rArr; coordinating RAs for lab sections ([[Science of Happiness Class - Fall 2008 Labs|example]])
:&rArr; brainstorming ideas for courses ([[Happiness Education Course Ideas|example]])
:&rArr; brainstorming ideas for courses ([[Happiness Education Course Ideas|example]])
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:&rArr; association website ([[CUR Psychology Division|example]])
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:&rArr; organizing events ([[USC Psych Department Coffee Hour|example]])
:&rArr; student group website ([[USC - Graduate Association of Students in Psychology|example]])
:&rArr; student group website ([[USC - Graduate Association of Students in Psychology|example]])
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:&rArr; lab groups ([[Stenstrom Lab Group|example]])
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:&rArr; lab groups (example)
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:&rArr; brownbags and speaker series ([[USC Social Psychology Brownbag Series|example]])
:&rArr; brownbags and speaker series ([[USC Social Psychology Brownbag Series|example]])
:&rArr; professional development series ([[USC|example]])
:&rArr; professional development series ([[USC|example]])
:&rArr; announcing workshops ([[Workshop-StatisticalErrors|example]])
:&rArr; announcing workshops ([[Workshop-StatisticalErrors|example]])
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:&rArr; posting online studies (example)
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:&rArr; organizing events ([[USC Psych Department Coffee Hour|example]])
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:&rArr; group events ([[Meta-analysis club Summer2008|example]])
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:&rArr; collaborative notes from conferences ([[2006 Gallup Positive Psychology Summit|example]])
:&rArr; collaborative notes from conferences ([[2006 Gallup Positive Psychology Summit|example]])
:&rArr; posting interesting study results ([[Graduate Student Survey|example]])
:&rArr; posting interesting study results ([[Graduate Student Survey|example]])
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:&rArr; creating own annotated bibliography online for easy access ([[Classic_Social_Psychology_Articles|example]])
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:&rArr; publicizing research and link it to other pages/concepts ([[Self-Control_and_Regulatory_Fit_-_Matthew_T._Gailliot|example]])
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:&rArr; posting online studies (example)
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:&rArr; starting a compendium of measures/scales on a topic ([[Motivation_Measures/Scales|example]])
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:&rArr; getting feedback on your research idea or design ([[The_Big_5_as_a_Model_of_Personality_Perception:_“That_line’s_got_personality!”|example]])
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:&rArr; connecting to other researchers with shared research interests ([[Progressing_a_Paradigm_Shift_in_Psychometrics|example]])
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:&rArr; creating Review articles collectively ([[Glucose_Review_Article|example]])
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To use "my psychwiki", just [[Add a Page|create a new page]] and you are ready-to-go.
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"my psychwiki"<sup><span style="font-size:115%;">&reg;</span></sup> is a way to <span style="color: #FF9000;">sync</span> together all the information on a given topic, <span style="color: #FF9000;">connect</span> people with common psychology interests, and <span style="color: #FF9000;">disseminate</span> previously inaccessible information.
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Why have "my psychwiki" in psychology?
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* Information in psychology is currently decentralized in databases, on the web, conference booklets, filedrawers, researchers websites, school websites, etc.
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How to use "hubs"?
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* '''Categories''' -- We have already created categories for major concepts in Psychology, such as [[:Category:Research|Research]], [[:Category:People|People]], [[Psychology Concepts]], [[:Category:Virtual Lab Meeting|Virtual Lab Meeting]]. Click on each category to see how to use it, or see the [[How to use Categories | summary of how to use each category]] page.
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* '''Individual Pages''' -- You can also create "hubs" around individual pages. See the following for how to create hubs and how to use each one:
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:&rArr; a person &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<font size=2>([[What is a "hub"?|see examples]] and how to create your own "personal" hub)</font>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
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:&rArr; a research topic &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;([[What is a "hub"?|see examples]] and how to create a hub around your research topics)&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
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:&rArr; a class &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;([[What is a "hub"?|see examples]] and how to create a hub for your classes)&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
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:&rArr; a journal article &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;([[What is a "hub"?|see examples]] and how to create a hub for your articles)&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
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Finally, PsychWiki also provides a way to disseminate previously inaccessible information such as:
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*'''Comments on published and pre-published''' works -- each article as a "Discussion" tab at the top of the page
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*'''Feedback about your research ideas/designs''' -- see the [[:Category:Virtual Lab Meeting|Virtual Lab Meeting]] category
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A wiki provides a useful way to present this new information to the collective benefit of the field because by sharing our experiences and knowledge
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A wiki provides a useful way to present this new information to the collective benefit of the field by sharing our experiences and knowledge
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Latest revision as of 22:29, 13 November 2016

my·psych·wiki - noun    (ˈmī ˈsīk ˈwikē)
  1. a tool for creating your own stand-alone pages to help with your professional life in psychology
  2. interactive platform for disseminating knowledge and publicizing your work
  3. a new way to connect people with common psychology interests

my-psychwiki  

Why have "my psychwiki" in psychology?


How to use "my psychwiki"?


For example, some people have created stand-alone pages for:

⇒ their classes     (example)
⇒ individual class assignments (example)
⇒ coordinating RAs for lab sections (example)
⇒ brainstorming ideas for courses (example)
⇒ organizing events (example)
⇒ student group website (example)
⇒ lab groups (example)
⇒ brownbags and speaker series (example)
⇒ professional development series (example)
⇒ announcing workshops (example)
⇒ collaborative notes from conferences (example)
⇒ posting interesting study results (example)
⇒ creating own annotated bibliography online for easy access (example)
⇒ publicizing research and link it to other pages/concepts (example)
⇒ posting online studies (example)
⇒ starting a compendium of measures/scales on a topic (example)
⇒ getting feedback on your research idea or design (example)
⇒ connecting to other researchers with shared research interests (example)
⇒ creating Review articles collectively (example)


A wiki provides a useful way to present this new information to the collective benefit of the field by sharing our experiences and knowledge

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