This database is an authoritative source of structured information about tests of interest to a variety of fields. Produced by the American Psychological Association, it provides access to thousands of actual test instruments, most of which are available for immediate download and use in teaching and research.
Research Instruments for Practical Use
Professionally indexed, APA PsycTests makes it easy to download select ready-to-use research instruments, including a wide range of reliable measures never made commercially available. Extensive coverage along with thousands of research instruments makes APA PsycTests an ideal starting point for researchers initiating new research projects.
APA PsycTests indexes a wide variety of test types and instruments including aptitude tests, personality scales and cognitive functioning measures.
- Research instruments available as PDF downloads or multimedia files
- Select measurements available in more than 40 languages
- Coverage spanning more than 100 years, with a strong emphasis on current research instruments
Expansive and Easy-to-Use
Each record in the database links to at least one additional resource describing the development, review or use of the research instrument. It may also include links to peer-reviewed literature, technical reports or dissertations. When available, APA PsycTests also includes supporting documentation such as instructions, answer sheets and scoring guides.
The indexing employed in APA PsycTests allows for intuitive searching and browsing, providing detailed results using a variety of customized fields, including construct and research instrument type.
Authoritative and Respected
All of the measurement tools included in APA PsycTests are compiled through a systematic review of peer-reviewed journals published by APA, Hogrefe Publishing Group and other large publishers. Professional indexing with links to APA PsycInfo records and available supporting source documents creates a one-of-a-kind authoritative resource for instrumentation and measurement tools essential to the needs of researchers across psychology and the behavioral and social sciences.