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Academic Psychology Quizzes

Taking a quiz is a great way to check your understanding of a topic. In fact, researchers have actually found that being tested on material helps you remember it better than just studying alone. Put your understanding of different psychology subjects to the test in our growing collection of academic quizzes.

Defense Mechanisms Quiz
You've probably heard of defense mechanisms such as denial and repression. How much do you really know about the various defense mechanisms and how they operate? Try your hand at identifying different mechanisms of defense in this quick 10 question quiz.

Developmental Psychology Quiz
Human development is one of the most popular (as well as one of the most important) topics within psychology. Whether you are a psychology student or just have an interest in the topic, understand how people grow from childhood and through old age can help you better understand yourself and others. Let's see how much you already know about development in this quiz. In just 10 questions, it covers a range of ideas and theories within developmental psychology.

Learning and Conditioning Quiz
Behavioral psychology focuses on how behaviors are learned through reinforcement, punishment, and association. How much do you know about behaviorism, learning, and conditioning? Test your knowledge in this quiz.

Personality Psychology Quiz
Personality is one of the most popular psychology subjects and certainly one of the most interesting! Test your knowledge of personality psychology in this 15-question quiz. If you need to brush up on your understanding first, check out the resources located at the bottom of the page. Good luck!

Phobia Quiz
Phobias are one of the most common mental health issues and impact an estimated 10 percent of adults in the United States. Do you know what the fear of spiders is called? How about the fear of the dark? Test your knowledge of phobias in this 10-question matching quiz and find links to further information about phobias.

Psychology Research Methods Quiz
For many psychology students, the first few years of college can be a crash course in psychology research methods. How well do you understand the methods used in psychology research and experiments? Take this quiz quiz covering some of the basics to get a better idea of how much you know and what you still might need to learn more about.

Quiz - Erikson's Theory of Psychosocial Development
Erikson's eight-stage theory of psychosocial development is well known within psychology. How familiar are you with the different psychosocial stages? Do you know what happens at each stage? Take this short quiz to learn more and find helpful links to further study information.

Quiz - Freud's Theory of Psychosexual Development
Freud's stages of psychosexual development is on of the best known personality theories, but also one of the most controversial. Put your knowledge of this theory to the test in this 10-question quiz.

Quiz - Piaget's Stages of Cognitive Development
Jean Piaget's theory of cognitive development had a major influence on our understanding of children's intellectual development. Let's see how much you know about each of the four stages as well as some of the major concepts that are part of Piaget's theory in this handy quiz.

Specialty Areas in Psychology Quiz
There are many different subject areas within psychology, so it makes sense that there are actually many different specialties that psychologists focus on. Try your hand at identifying various types of psychologists in this 10 question quiz.

Who Am I? - Famous Psychologist Quiz
So you think you know a lot about the lives of different psychologists? Then be sure to take this fun "Who Am I?" quiz and see if you can figure out who is behind each story.

Psychology 101 Quiz
Introductory psychology courses among the most popular at universities throughout the world. See how much you know about this topic in this quiz on topics covered in a typical Psychology 101 class.

Answers to the Psychosexual Development Quiz
Find the answers to the psychosexual development quiz.

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