To cite a test, scale, or inventory, provide a citation for its supporting literature (e.g., its manual, which may be an authored or edited book, or the journal article in which it was published).
If supporting literature is not available, it is also possible to cite the test itself and/or a database record for a test.
The title of a test, a scale, or an inventory should be capitalized using title case whenever it appears in a paper, even if the test title is italicize in the reference.
A test database name is included only for test database records.
Tellegen, A., & Ben-Porath, Y. S. (2011). Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory–2 Restructured Form (MMPI-2-RF): Technical Manual. Pearson.
Parenthetical citation: (Tellegen & Ben-Porath, 2011)
Narrative citation: Tellegen and Ben-Porath (2011)
Project Implicit. (n.d.). Gender-Science IAT. https://implicit.harvard.edu/implicit/takeatest.html
Parenthetical citation: (Project Implicit, n.d.)
Narrative citation: Project Implicit (n.d.)
Alonso-Tapia, J., Nieto, C., Merino-Tejedor, E., Huertas, J. A., & Ruiz, M. (2018). Situated Goals Questionnaire for University Students (SGQ-U, CMS-U) [Database record]. PsycTESTS. https://doi.org/10.1037/t66267-000
Cardoza, D., Morris, J. K., Myers, H. F., & Rodriguez, N. (2000). Acculturative Stress Inventory (ASI) (TC022704) [Database record]. ETS TestLink.
Parenthetical citations: (Alonso-Tapia et al., 2018; Cardoza et al., 2000)
Narrative citations: Alonso-Tapia et al. (2018) and Cardoza et al. (2000)