Ways to Use PsychWiki

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PsychWiki was created as a tool for psychologists. For example...



  • Create your own Annotated Bibliography online for easy access (example, put in later)
  • Share and publicize your research (example, put in later)
  • Integrate your research with other similar research by category tags (example, put in later)
  • Sync together all articles on same/similar topics for centralized access (example, put in later)
  • See comments about published research (example, put in later)
  • Get feedback on your own articles and research (example, put in later)
  • Post conference proceedings (example, put in later)
  • See some of the work done in various labs (example, put in later)
  • Create your own webpage because wiki software is designed to make it free/easy (example, put in later)
  • Post null findings or search for null findings in your area (example, put in later)
  • Connect to other researchers with shared research interests (example, put in later)
  • Collaborate in a new way at the level of the entire research field, not just your department (example, put in later)
  • Create Review articles collectively (example, put in later)
  • Solicit feedback and brainstorm new ideas (example, put in later)
  • Post "Orphan Studies" (example, put in later)
  • Get advice on your research idea or research design (example, put in later)
  • Post interesting study results (example)
  • Post information about your articles (example)
  • Sharing concrete tools for doing research/statistics example
  • Creating repositories of data/stimuli for collective use example
  • Allowing users to ask questions of experts example
  • Pooling how the field as a whole treats different issues example
  • Imparting newly developed and up-to-date advances on research design and analysis newly developed macros for Mediation|example


  • Create a lab group page (example)
  • Use for organizing professional development series (example
  • Announcing workshops (example)
  • Helping individuals avoid having to 're-invent the wheel' on important topics Links to finding jobs in psychology|example
  • Providing a forum of advice from hard-won insights example
  • Capturing 'experiential' knowledge example
  • Codifying 'tacit' or 'implicit' example
  • (knowledgebase)
  • If a mentor... can post to pages as way to keep record for your mentees, and.or separate page for mentoring, such as my lab page as example, and do another one, mock up, just about research, just about mentoring
  • If a mentee... if not a researcher, and if mentee, post questions, get answers.


  • Use for brownbags and speaker series (example)
  • Create a student group website (example)
  • Create an association website (example)
  • Organize events (example)
  • Using to host group events (example)
  • Posting online studies (example)
  • Make collaborative notes from conferences (example)
  • (brownbags, etc)
  • Ask questions. If you have a question... red link
  • Respond to questions. If you have an answer...
  • (Should I put in about “since wikis are designed to be able to create a webpage at the click of abutton…”
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