Psychology of Adulthood & Aging
3.0 / Upper
The UExcel Psychology of Adulthood and Aging examination is based on material typically taught in a one-semester, three-credit, upper-level course in the psychology of adulthood and aging. The examination measures understanding of the psychological, biological, and social aspects of aging throughout adulthood, based on classic and contemporary research and theory related to adult development and aging. The examination covers the concepts of age and demographics; research methods; personality and adjustment; biology, physiology, health, and chronic conditions; cognitive aspects; work, leisure, retirement, and relationships; death, dying, and bereavement; and mental health and psychopathology. The examination assumes a familiarity with the content generally presented in an introductory psychology course. (Multiple-choice examination)
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