American Psychological Association

APA is the leading scientific and professional organization representing psychology in the United States, with more than 133,000 researchers, educators, clinicians, consultants, and students as its members.
Our mission is to promote the advancement, communication, and application of psychological science and knowledge to benefit society and improve lives. We do this by:
Utilizing psychology to make a positive impact on critical societal issues.
Elevating the public’s understanding of, regard for, and use of psychology.
Preparing the discipline and profession of psychology for the future.
Strengthening APA’s standing as an authoritative voice for psychology.

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Data Analysis for the Behavioral Sciences (edX)

How do statistics apply to your life and how can we use statistics to draw conclusions about the world? This course will provide you with an integrated and engaging online experience to explore statistics in the behavioral sciences.

Learning Through Cognitive Psychology (edX)

Many people report engaging in study habits that are not very effective or very efficient. How do we know what strategies are best? Cognitive psychologists have been doing research to ask this very question for multiple decades. It turns out that many strategies that people use extensively are not [...]

Positive Psychology (edX)

In this course you will learn about positive psychology, the scientific study of happiness and well-being. You will learn about research on ways you can thrive and flourish personally and professionally. Upon completing this course, you will understand the important roles that positive emotions, relationships, and meaning play in [...]

Qualitative Research in Psychology (edX)

In this course you will learn about the foundations of qualitative inquiry—and how it differs from quantitative research. You will gain practice in common qualitative traditions—like phenomenology and ethnography—and some of the methods they use, such as interviewing. You will gain the competence, confidence, and “know-how” to begin planning [...]