Preparing for the AP Psychology Examination

Preparing for the AP Psychology Examination

by William James

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Overview

This book will quickly, efficiently--and above all, effectively--help you prepare to succeed on the AP Psychology exam. Right from the start, the text helps you identify the course topics you most need practice on, allowing you to focus your study efforts on areas in need of improvement while also reviewing your general psychology knowledge. PREPARING FOR THE AP PSYCHOLOGY EXAM puts you on the FAST TRACK TO A 5!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781435461352
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 03/21/2012
Sold by: CENGAGE LEARNING
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 5 MB

About the Author


William James teaches at Milford High School in Highland, Michigan. He also teaches Educational Psychology at Lansing Community College. He earned a Bachelor of Psychology degree from Alma College and a Master of Teaching from Wayne State University. In 2003, he initiated and developed AP Psychology for his school and district. Since the inception of the AP Psychology program, he has had a passing rate of 90 percent. He has also taught Psychology, Sociology, and U.S. Government. William has been a College Board reader for the AP Psychology examination since 2005.


Michael McLane teaches at Sterling Heights High School in Sterling Heights, Michigan. He earned his Bachelor degree from Eastern Michigan University and a Master's in the Art of Teaching from Marygrove College. In 2000, he initiated and developed the curriculum for AP Psychology for his school and district. In addition to teaching AP Psychology, he teaches Transitional Psychology, a course that he wrote and implemented, as well as Psychology 1. He has been a presenter at several AP National College Board Conferences and has won the APA/TOPSS (Teachers of Psychology in Secondary Schools) Excellence in Teaching Award. Michael has been a reader for the AP Psychology exam since 2006.

Table of Contents


Part I: STRATEGIES FOR THE AP PSYCHOLOGY EXAMINATION. Preparing for the AP Psychology Exam. Taking the AP Psychology Exam. A Diagnostic Test. Part II: A REVIEW OF AP PSYCHOLOGY. 1. Research Methods. 2. Biological Psychology. 3. Developmental Psychology. 4. Cognition. 5. Motivation, Emotion and Stress. 6. Sensation and Perception. 7. States of Consciousness. 8. Learning. 9. Testing and Individual Differences. 10. Personality. 11. Abnormal Psychology. 12. Methods of Therapy. 13. Social Psychology. 14. History of Psychology. Part III: PRACTICE TESTS. Practice Test 1. Practice Test 2.

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