ECE* Study Guide

Research Methods In Psychology

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

About the ECE* Exam

The Research Methods in Psychology ECE exam covers the material that would typically be taught in an undergraduate upper-level course on experimental psychology. InstantCert's course for this subject looks at the entire scientific process as used in experimental psychology--from the experimental and nonexperimental research that are used to test a hypothesis to the data analysis and research reports that make sense of the results.

Topics Covered in this Course

Experimental Psychology and the Scientific Method
Nonscientific vs. scientific methodology
The tools of psychological science
Formulating the research hypothesis
Research Ethics (American Psychological Association Guidelines)
Research with human participants
Research with animal subjects
Fraud and plagiarism
Alternatives to Experimentation (Nonexperimental Designs)
Survey research
Correlational research
Quasi-experimental designs
Other types of nonexperimental research
Basic Concepts of Experimental Research
Measurement issues
Internal validity
External validity
Experimental Research Designs
Between-subjects designs
Within-subjects designs
Advantages and disadvantages of the various experimental designs
Data Analysis and Interpretation
Descriptive statistics - organizing and summarizing data
Inferential statistics / hypothesis testing
Evaluating research findings
Writing Research Reports
Purpose and format
Major sections

Customer Test Results for this Exam

77 users submitted test results since July, 2007.
77 of those users reported a passing score (100%).

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Date of ExamResultScore
Sep 25, 2019passed75%
Jun 28, 2019passedA
May 9, 2019passedA
Feb 18, 2019passedB
Sep 7, 2018passedB
Apr 28, 2018passedB
Apr 19, 2018passedB
Mar 16, 2018passedC
Oct 20, 2017passedA
Oct 20, 2017passedC
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