CLEP* Study Guide

Introductory Psychology

The only study guide that teaches you what you need to know to pass the Introductory Psychology exam (with no prior knowledge needed), and is constantly updated based on student feedback to guarantee you the best possible results.

About the CLEP* Exam

The Introductory Psychology CLEP exam is designed to test the student on material that would typically be taught in a one-semester undergraduate college course in Introductory Psychology. One of InstantCert's most popular courses, our flashcards for this subject will thoroughly prepare you for the exam, familiarizing you with the basic facts, concepts, and principles learned by any first-year psychology student.

Topics Covered in this Course

History, Approaches, Methods
History of psychology
Approaches: biological, behavioral, cognitive, humanistic, psychodynamic
Research methods: experimental, clinical, correlational
Ethics in research
Biological Bases of Behavior
Endocrine system
Etiology
Functional organization of the nervous system
Genetics
Neuroanatomy
Physiological techniques
Developmental Psychology
Dimensions of development: physical, cognitive, social, moral
Gender identity and sex roles
Heredity-environment issues
Research methods: longitudinal, cross- sectional
Theories of development
Personality
Assessment techniques
Growth and adjustment
Personality theories and approaches
Research methods: idiographic, nomothetic
Self-concept, self-esteem
Psychological disorders and health
Affective disorders
Anxiety disorders
Dissociative disorders
Health, stress, and coping
Personality disorders
Psychoses
Somatoform disorders
Theories of psychopathology
Psychological disorders and health
Behavioral therapies
Biological and drug therapies
Cognitive therapies
Community and preventive approaches
Insight therapies: psychodynamic and humanistic approaches

Customer Test Results for this Exam

1163 users submitted test results since January, 2006.
1122 of those users reported a passing score (97%).

Below are ten of the most recent user-submitted test results. These are unfiltered, real results that were submitted by InstantCert students:

Date of ExamResultScore
Nov 20, 2020passed61
Nov 19, 2020passed58
Oct 27, 2020passed65
Oct 27, 2020passed64
Oct 21, 2020passed63
Oct 20, 2020passed58
Oct 2, 2020passed60
Sep 30, 2020passed67
Sep 23, 2020passed65
Sep 18, 2020passed59
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