5 Steps to a 5 AP Psychology, 2008-2009 Edition

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January 4, 2008


Electronic book text, 337 pages


0071596011 / 9780071596015

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We want you to succeed on your AP* exam. That's why we've created this 5-step plan to help you study more effectively, use your preparation time wisely, and get your best score. This easy-to-follow guide offers you a complete review of your AP course, strategies to give you the edge on test day, and plenty of practice with AP-style test questions. You'll sharpen your subject knowledge, strengthen your thinking skills, and build your test-taking confidence with

  • Full-length practice exams modeled on the real test
  • All the terms and concepts you need to know to get your best score
  • Your choice of three customized study schedules-so you can pick the one that meets your needs

The 5-Step Plan helps you get the most out of your study time:

Step 1: Set Up Your Study Program

Step 2: Determine Your Readiness

Step 3: Develop the Strategies

Step 4: Review the Knowledge

Step 5: Build Your Confidence

Table of contents

About the Author
Introduction: the 5-Step Program
STEP 1: Set Up Your Study Program
Chapter 1. What You Need to Know About the AP Psychology Exam
Chapter 2. How to Plan Your Time
STEP 2: Determine Your Test Readiness
Chapter 3. Take a Diagnostic Exam
STEP 3: Develop Strategies for Success
Chapter 4. How to Approach Each Question Type
STEP 4: Review the Knowledge You Need to Score High
Chapter 5. History and Approaches
Chapter 6. Research Methods
Chapter 7. Biological Bases of Behavior
Chapter 8. Sensation and Perception
Chapter 9. States of Consciousness
Chapter 10. Learning
Chapter 11. Cognition
Chapter 12. Motivation and Emotion
Chapter 13. Developmental Psychology
Chapter 14. Personality
Chapter 15. Testing and Individual Differences
Chapter 16. Abnormal Psychology
Chapter 17. Treatment of Psychological Disorders
Chapter 18. Social Psychology
STEP 5: Build Your Test-Taking Confidence
Selected Bibliography
Web Sites Related to the AP Psychology Exam

Author comments

Laura Lincoln Maitland teaches AP Psychology at the Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District and is the science chairperson.

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