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Psychology: Data, Stats & Tests

Research guide and help center for students and faculty in the PSYCHOLOGY department.

Data, Stats & Tests

  • ​Use the Data Websites to locate statistical information about mental health, substance abuse, and public health issues.
  • Use the Databases to get national poll results or federal, state, regional statistical data.
  • Check out resources for psychological Test & Measurements. 


Psychology Datasets

Working with datasets:

  • UNDERSTAND how and why the data was collected
    • Correlation vs. causation
  • REVIEW Terms of Use to ensure that you are using the data within sharing/reformatting/changing guidelines
  • CREATE citation information - data sets must be cited. Repositories will often have citation guidelines/help using different styles (APA)


Test & Measurements