Barron's AP Psychology, 8th Edition: with Bonus Online Tests

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9781438010694: Barron's AP Psychology, 8th Edition: with Bonus Online Tests
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Barron’s updated AP Psychology with Online Tests is aligned with the most recent AP Psychology course objectives and features in-depth review and practice tests to help students apply the skills they learn in class.

  • Two full-length practice tests in the book with comprehensive answer explanations for all questions
  • Three full-length online practice tests with all questions answered and explained
  • A diagnostic test to help students focus on areas where they need more study
  • 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

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From 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.

Allyson Weseley has taught AP Psychology and run a Behavioral Science Research Program at Roslyn High School in Roslyn Heights, NY for over 20 years. Her students have enjoyed great success on the AP exam, with a 100% passing rate and well over 80% earning 5’s. She earned an undergraduate degree in Psychology at Princeton University, a master’s degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Education, and a doctorate from Columbia University’s Teachers College. Dr. Weseley has served as a Reader and Table Leader for the AP Psychology exam, published a number of psychology-related activities, led several psychology teacher workshops, and served on the Board of Teachers of Psychology in the Secondary Schools.

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Table of Contents:
Barron's Essential 5
Introduction: Using This Book
The Fabulous
Overview of the AP Psychology Exam
Diagnostic Test
1 History and Approaches
2 Methods
3 Biological Bases of Behavior
4 Sensation and Perception
5 States of Consciousness
6 Learning
7 Cognition
8 Motivation and Emotion
9 Developmental Psychology
10 Personality
11 Testing and Individual Differences
12 Abnormal Psychology
13 Treatment of Psychological Disorders
14 Social Psychology
15 Multiple-Choice Test-Taking Tips
16 Answering Free-Response Questions
Practice Tests
Index

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