Social Psychology Network SPN

Social Psychology Network (SPN) is an educational organization with more than 1,500 members worldwide. Founded by Scott Plous in 1996, the Network grew in its first three years to include more than 3,500 searchable links and three affiliated partner sites: the Society of Experimental Social Psychology (; the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (; and Research Randomizer (, a web-based tool for random sampling and random assignment). By late 1998, the pages of SPN had been visited more than 750,000 times, and the National Science Foundation invited Dr. Plous to apply for a grant to further develop the Network …  (about the Network 1/2).

Sitemap (with many links for each item) to: Partner Sites, Interactive Forums, Online Directory of Psychologists, Free Services and Resources, Areas of Psychology, General Psychology Resources, Career Resources with their sub-items, Research Resources, Teaching Resources with their sub-items, Psychology Degree Programs.
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About the Network 2/2: … In 1999 Dr. Plous received a five-year NSF research grant to support SPN and its partner sites.  

These funds made it possible to buy a dedicated web server for SPN, hire a system administrator, and employ student assistants. During this period, SPN was expanded to include more than 10,000 searchable links, five online forums, and an interactive directory in which approximately 1,000 psychologists from 30 countries received password protected access to their own profile, allowing them to add links to their own web experiments, research groups, course syllabi, and publications. In addition, SPN added four other partner sites during this time: … (full texts about the network).

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