Copyright © 2007-2018 Russ Dewey
Software for Psychologists and Psychology Students
I left this page as-is (from earlier versions) and just deleted links that failed a link check in 2017.
This page contains both freeware and commercial products, with separate sections for:
- clinical practice software
- instructional software for students and teachers
- research-oriented software
- self-help software
Clinical practice software
- Assessments.com "Assessments.com provides a confidential, convenient, robust, and cost-effective solution for caseworkers, clinicians, counselors, and other professionals who depend on valid measurement data for making important decisions."
- Care Enterprise "...Care Enterprise [is] for practice management, billing, financial reporting, accounts receivables management, clinical documentation, scheduling, data analysis and more."
- Clinical Record Keeper "Efficient Software To Help Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Social Workers, and Counselors Put Records in Their Place"
- Confidant "Straightforward office managing software for therapists"
- Polaris Health Directions "...Behavioral health treatment support systems for a range of healthcare environments"
- Previ: Psychology and Virtual Reality "A company that focuses on the development, testing, clinical validation, and marketing of various Virtual Reality (VR) applications to assess and treat different psychological disorders."
Instructional Software for Psychology Students and Teachers
- Cogent "A graphical environment for cognitive modelling" Free under GNU license.
- Free Software for Demonstrating Complex Adaptive Systems Originally for Macintosh only, but students are working on cross-platform versions
- PsychologySoftware.com Instructional software page.
- PsychDef Free vocabulary builder. "This electronic reference and computer assisted learning tool will help you to master over 250 terms in common use by behavioral health specialists."
- Victoria, University of: Free psychology software Includes Statistical Power, a tutorial by Helena Kadlec
- Sniffy, the Virtual Rat "Instructors praise Sniffy, a realistic digital rat in an operant chamber (Skinner Box)..."
- Classroom Sociometrics "In today's world of student violence, it is more important than ever that students who lack social skills are identified early for social skill groups. Nomination sociometrics is an empirically supported method of progress monitoring the social status of classrooms and individual students."
- Empirisoft "Software and hardware for your psychology experiments"
- Hank Freeware. "Hank is a new cognitive modelling language, which is designed to be easy to grasp by non-programmers, simple enough to use on paper, yet powerful enough to build models of non-trivial psychological theories. Hank builds on our previous experience of using SOLO (Eisenstadt, 1992) and Prolog in an undergraduate cognitive psychology course, yet it is designed to overcome the shortcomings of both these approaches."
- Inquisit "Flexible, open-ended, high performance psychological experiment generation tool for Windows 98, Millenium Edition, 2000, and XP"
- LabWriteUp.com LabWriteUp is a computer package designed to help students write their reports.
- Life Science Associates "A leading publisher of psychology software"
- Multi-dimensional Signal Detection Analysis Freeware by Helena Kadlec
- Neuroimaging tools From BrainMagix
- NeuroSolutions for MATLAB "The toolbox features 15 neural models, 5 learning algorithms and a host of useful utilities integrated in an easy-to-use interface, which requires 'next to no knowledge' of neural networks to begin using the product." Free evaluation edition.
- Noldus Home Page "Our company develops computer software for psychological and biological research as well as educational products...[for example] The Observer, a general purpose software package for collection and analysis of observational data... Video Course in Behavioral Observation, an interactive product for students in psychology."
- OpenPSY Open-sources software for data collection, statistical analysis, more. $60/year subscription.
- PEBL: The Psychology Experiment Building Language Freeware. PEBL offers a simple programming language tailor-made for creating and conducting simple experiments."
- Psychology-Software.com "Computer programs for students, customized to your needs. ...We will turn your ideas into working computerized experiments."
- Psychology Software Tools, Inc. "...Advanced brain imaging and behavioral software and hardware used in over 3,000 laboratories worldwide and in all the top research departments. The product families includes E-Prime, PsychMate, and BrainLogics."
- Psychophysics Toolbox Freeware. "Use Matlab to do vision research"
- Sona Systems "Sona Systems offers web-based software for human research subject pool management."
- SuperLab "SuperLab is the world's best selling experimental lab software and experiment generator in psychology."
- Hypnosoft "...The world's first custom, talking computer hypnosis. Now, you can easily create the perfect hypnosis to fit your exact needs and preferences."
- Psychology Software Inc. "...Computer programs and electronic books (ebooks) to help students and instructors, researchers, clinicians, parents, and the public"
- Single-Step Motivational Software "...We'll walk you step-by-step through the process of examining your beliefs, goals, hopes, and dreams"
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