This AP Psychology practice test covers the history, approaches, and research methods of psychology. On the exam you need to know the basic history of psychology along with the different approaches and subfields. You will also need to be familiar with experimental, correlational, and clinical research. The research methods topic also covers statistics and research ethics. Test your knowledge with our free online quiz.
Music versus no music
Group that studies with no music
Group that studies with music
Scores on the exam
Students in the class
Observing one individual or group in their natural environment for a period of time
Comparing groups of various ages for a long time
Assessing changes in a small group at different intervals over time
Comparing a large group of foreigners
Following a small group of people until they die
If the study measures what it claims to be measuring
If the study succeeds
If the study proves the hypothesis
If the study fails
If the study is conducted under strict conditions
all of the above
A genetic tendency to maximize his opportunities for promoting himself above others.
His underdeveloped frontal lobe, which is used in complex decision making and judgment.
His perception that the test is too difficult, and, therefore, his cheating is justified.
Inner conflicts that are buried deep in his unconscious.
The fact that he was rewarded for cheating on a test in the past.
Negatively skewed distribution
Positively skewed distribution
This is not possible
Strong inverse relationship
Strong positive relationship
Weak inverse relationship
Weak positive relationship