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Psi Chi

  1. Alvin Wang

Published Online: 30 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470479216.corpsy0718

Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology

Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology

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Wang, A. 2010. Psi Chi. Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology. 1.

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  1. University of Central Florida

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  1. Published Online: 30 JAN 2010


Psi Chi is the National Honor Society in Psychology, founded in 1929 for the purposes of encouraging, stimulating, and maintaining excellence in scholarship and advancing the science of psychology. Membership is open to graduate and undergraduate men and women who are making the study of psychology one of their major interests and who meet the minimum qualifications. Psi Chi is a member of the Association of College Honor Societies and is an affiliate of the American Psychological Association (APA) and the Association for Psychological Science (APS). Psi Chi's sister honor society is Psi Beta, the national honor society in psychology for community and junior colleges.


  • honor society;
  • psychology organization;
  • psychology students