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Academic Resources

For Undergraduate Students

List of paid summer research opportunities in Psychology and Neuroscience (Google Sheet)

Project short: Resources for pre-med and pre-graduate students

The Grad Cafe: A discussion forum for anyone applying to graduate school

Time Management: NYU Undergraduate Advising.

For Graduate Students

The Professor Is In: Dr. Karen Kelsky provides top-notch advice on how to get the most out of graduate school and how to write successful job aplication and grant materials. In addition to the blog, there is a wonderful podcast (available for free) and a book, which I recommend.

Writing Workshop: The IDP (Individual Development Plan): Blog post and guide by Prof. Barbara W. Sarnecka.

Textbooks

Libretexts: Open-access textbooks

Fundamentals of Data Visualization: Online textbook.

Statistical Rethinking video lectures: Companion to the textbook of the same name, which I highly recommend.

For Cognitive Scientists

Cognitive Science Society: An academic society that promotes cognitive science as a discipline, and holds an annual conference.

The SPARK society: A society of cognitive scientists of color. Provides mentorship for junior scholars of color and promotes diversity in the cognitive sciences. Includes the SPARK scholars of color database.

For Language Scientists

Scholars to Read in the Field of Language: Database of language scholars from minoritized/marginalized backgrounds, compiled by Dra Megan Figueroa (Google Sheet)

Open Science

The Open Science Framework (OSF): Easily share your research openly with the scientific community and the public. Through the OSF you can submit preprints and postprints of manuscripts, store supplemental information, and organize your projects all in one place.

Writing

Ten simple rules for structuring papers: a guide on writing scientific articles by Brett Mensh and Konrad Kording.

Grant Writing

DrugMonkeyBlog: A snarky blog that sometimes gives good advice and insight into the NIH grant application process and some advice on grant writing.

For Academic Job Seekers

The Professor Is In: Dr. Karen Kelsky provides top-notch advice on how to get the most out of graduate school and how to write successful job aplication and grant materials. In addition to the blog, there is a wonderful podcast (available for free) and a book, which I recommend. The resource so nice I listed it twice.

How to Write a CV for the Academic Job Market: by Victoria Reyes.

Bias Mitigation

Letters for POC: Avoiding racial bias in letter of reference writing.

Resources for Avoiding Gender Bias in Reference Letters: by the Yale University Women Faculty Forum.

Social Media for Academics

Crash course in "getting" Twitter: for linguists and academics in specific niches, written by Gretchen McCulloch.

#AcademicChatter: Twitter hashtag, great for discussion and jokes around academia.

Misconduct

The Academic Sexual Misconduct and Violations of Relationship Policies Database: Make sure you don't end up working for or helping to advance the career of a known harasser.

Mailing Lists

Linguistics and Psycholinguistics

CUNY Sentence Processing: Mailing list for those interested in human language processing, broadly defined.

Linguist List: Job postings, book announcements, conferences, etc., in linguistics.

American Dialect Society: Discussions among linguists and dialect enthusiasts about dialects spoken in America.

Ling-R-Lang: An R mailing list specifically for analysis of linguistic and psycholinguistic data.

Vision

Vision List: Mailing list for opportunities and topic discussion in vision science.

Cognitive Science

Cognitive Science Society: Mailing list for the Cognitive Science Society, with opportunities and discussion that fall under the umbrella of cognitive science.

Programming Resources

R

swirl: Learn R, in R.

STAT 545: Online stats course with R.

RStudio Cheatsheets: Helpful resource for frequently used functions.

Be Awesome in ggplot2: A Practical Guide to be Highly Effective. ggplot2 is the best, in my opinion.

patchwork: Package that allows you to easily group ggplot plots.

R Bloggers

Data Science in R

Data Science in a Box: An open data science course using R.

Chromebook Data Science: Another open data science course using R.

Data 8: The Foundations of Data Science.

R-Ladies: Promoting Gender Diversity in the R Community.

R Resources and readings: A list compiled by the University of Melbourne.

Praat scripting

Phonetics on Speed: Praat scripting tutorial.

Python

Think Python: An open textbook on Python for beginners.

Fun Stuff

Podcasts

The Vocal Fries: The podcast about linguistic discrimination, hosted by Drs. Carrie Gillon and Megan Figueroa.

Lingthusiasm: A podcast that's enthusiastic about linguistics, hosted by Gretchen McCulloch and Lauren Gawne.

Working as Intended

Specification gaming examples in AI - master list: A Google sheets spreadsheet containing examples of AI doing exactly as it was told, not as its creators intended.

Data

Image Databases

InteriorNet: Photo-realistic indoor scenes dataset.

Change Blindness Database: Harvard Visual Attention Lab.