nl en

Experimentation I: Programming Psychological Experiments


Admission requirements

MSc Psychology (research) students


In this course, students get an introduction into the use of programming languages and standard packages for the programming of psychological experiments and surveys. It also focuses on learning basic programming skills in E-basic.

Course objectives

Students acquire basic skills in modifying existing programs and programming psychological experiments using E-prime and E-basic.


Experimentation I: Programming Psychological Experiments (2011-2012):

Mode of instruction

Lectures, student assignments, practical exercises

Assessment method

The assessment is based on programming and a written exam

From January 1, 2006 the Faculty of Social Sciences has instituted the Ephorus system to be used by instructors for the systematic detection of plagiarism in students’ written work. Please see the information concerning fraud .


Information on

Reading list

  • E-Prime workbook (will be made available on blackboard)


Master’s introduction and enrolment day

Make a reservation in your agenda so you will not miss any information that you will need during your master’s programme MSc in Psychology. Please consult the Agenda master meetings

Exam registration

Registration for the (re)exam is not automatic. Students, who haven’t registered, cannot participate in the (re)exam

Contact information

Coordinator: Drs Henk van Steenbergen
Room 2B14
Phone 071-5273655