Pass the Examination for Professional Practice in Psychology.
The Biological Bases of Behavior section assesses knowledge of biological and neural bases of behavior; psychopharmacology; and the methodologies supporting this body of knowledge. The section on Cognitive-Affective Bases of Behavior assesses knowledge of cognition and its neural bases; the theories and empirical bases of learning, memory, motivation, affect, emotion, and executive function; and the factors that influence cognitive performance and/or emotional experience. The Social and Multicultural Bases of Behavior section evaluates knowledge of intrapersonal, interpersonal, intragroup, and intergroup processes and dynamics; theories of personality; and issues in diversity. The section on Growth and Lifespan Development assesses knowledge of age-appropriate development across the lifespan; atypical patterns of development; and the protective and risk factors that influence developmental outcomes for individuals.