Barron's AP Psychology

Barron's AP Psychology

Paperback(Seventh Edition)

$16.99

Overview

This updated guide offers content and test questions based on the most recent version of the AP Psychology course objectives. Our latest edition includes:

  • Three full-length practice exams—one diagnostic test and two full-length practice tests
  • Comprehensive answer explanations for all questions
  • A review of all AP test topics, including research methods, the biological basis of behavior, and treatment of disorders
  • An abnormal psychology chapter completely overhauled to reflect the latest changes to the DSM-5
  • Fifteen additional multiple-choice practice questions for each unit with explained answers
  • An analysis of the test’s essay section with a sample essay

The manual can be purchased alone or with an optional CD-ROM that presents two additional full-length practice tests with automatic scoring and fully explained answers.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781438007434
Publisher: Barrons Educational Series
Publication date: 02/01/2016
Edition description: Seventh Edition
Pages: 384
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Rob McEntarffer taught AP Psychology at Lincoln Southeast High School in Lincoln, NE for over 13 years and Introductory Psychology at Nebraska Wesleyan University for over 7 years. He earned a B.S. in teaching of psychology at the University of Nebraska, a master’s degree in educational psychology, and a Ph.D. in education. He has extensive experience in scoring the Advanced Placement Psychology free-response questions, having served as a Reader, Table Leader, and, as the high school Question Leader. He is past chair of the national organization Teachers of Psychology in Secondary Schools, worked with the committee on the National Standards for the Teaching of High School Psychology, and is involved in writing assessment materials for high school and college level introductory psychology textbooks. He works as an assessment specialist for his school district.

Table of Contents


Barron's Essential 5
Introduction: Using This Book
Overview of the AP Psychology Exam
Diagnostic Test
  • History and Approaches
  • Methods
  • Biological Bases of Behavior
  • Sensation and Perception
  • States of Consciousness
  • Learning
  • Cognition
  • Motivation and Emotion
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Personality
  • Testing and Individual Differences
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Treatment of Psychological Disorders
  • Social Psychology
  • Multiple-Choice Test-Taking Tips
  • Answering Free-Response Questions
  • Practice Tests
    Index
  • Customer Reviews