Research Methods in Psychology
3.0 / Upper
Corresponds to a one-semester course in research methods in psychology. Measures understanding of the course material as well as the ability to apply this understanding in specific research situations. Focuses on the following content areas: experimental psychology and the scientific method, research ethics (APA Guidelines), alternatives to experimentation (nonexperimental designs), basic concepts of experimental research, experimental research designs, data analysis and interpretation, and writing research reports. Assumes knowledge of content typically learned in courses in introductory psychology and elementary statistics. (Multiple-choice examination.)
Prepare for the Exam
A practice exam is available for $35: To register for a practice exam you must first register for its corresponding credit-bearing exam.
Register for the Exam
You can register and pay for your exam online. After you register, you will receive an Authorization to Test letter. You'll need to select the 8- or 15-week term in which you'll take your exam.
Pearson charges a test administration fee when you schedule your appointment to test. Additional fees apply for phone transactions (scheduling, rescheduling, and canceling). Visit the Pearson website for the current fee structure.