M.A. Psychology
Year / Semester: 
2nd Year

Explain the relevance of test and experiments in psychology.

To explain students the difference between tests and experiments.

Define the terms used in psychological practicals.

Explain the format of preparing practical note book.

Understand the cognitive and behavioral functions of the individuals with the help of the mentioned tests and experiments


Group-A (Test)


  • Projective tests: TAT (Thematic Apperception Test), Sentence Completion Test (SCT), Word Association Test (WAT) 
  • Personality Testing : Eysenck Personality Questionnaire, Eysenck Maudsley Personality Inventory, Type A and Type B behavioural pattern
  • Personality Inventories: 16 P.F.Questionnaire,  Porter and Cattell  Children’s Personality Questionnaire (CPQ)
  • Intelligence Scale : WAIS (Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale),  Emotional Intelligence Inventory (EII), J.C. Raven’s Advanced Progressive Matrices
  • Span Of Attention Test
  • Five dimensional Religiosity Scale (Joshi and Joshi)
  • Educational interest inventory

Group-B (Experiment)

  • Learning experiments (Mirror drawing), paired associative learning, Transfer of learning
  • Problem Solving
  • Psychophysical methods (any one)
  • Motivation and Performance
  • Division of attention
  • Multiple choice problems
  • Effect of Knowledge of results

Any seven(Three tests and four experiments or four test and three experiments) out of the following are to be conducted / administered by each student. One test and one experiment will be given to each student in practical examination. The marks will be awarded jointly by the external and internal examiner.

Suggested Readings: 
  •  मनोविज्ञान में प्रयोग एवं परियोजना – अरूण कुमार सिंह
  • Experimental Psychology : Robert S.Woodworth & Harold Schlosberg
  • Experiments in Psychology : S.M. Mohisin
  • Experimental Psychology- A Case Approach : Robert L.Solso & M.Kimberly Maclin