Barron's AP Psychology

Barron's AP Psychology

Paperback(Sixth Edition)

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Overview

This updated manual offers detailed preparation for the AP Psychology exam and includes:

  • Updated content and test questions based on the most recent version of the AP Psychology course objectives
  • Three full-length exams—one diagnostic test and two full-length practice tests
  • All test questions answered and explained
  • A review of all AP test topics, including research methods, the biological basis of behavior, sensation and perception, states of consciousness, learning, cognition, personality, and treatment of disorders
  • An abnormal psychology chapter completely overhauled to reflect the latest changes to the DSM
  • Fifteen additional multiple-choice practice questions for each unit with explained answers
  • An analysis of the test’s essay section with a sample annotated 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. BONUS! An exclusive online exam included with the purchase of the book or the book with CD-ROM.
  • Product Details

    ISBN-13: 9781438002705
    Publisher: Barrons Educational Series
    Publication date: 02/01/2014
    Edition description: Sixth Edition
    Pages: 408
    Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.74(h) x 0.76(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
    The Fabulous
    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