The course is designed for students preparing to take the AP Psychology exam. Throughout the program, students will explore psychological concepts through reading and discussion, and they will analyze data from psychological research studies. The class will cover an array of topics, spanning the biological basis of behavior, sensation and perception, learning and memory, motivation and emotion, personality and social psychology, abnormal behavior, and therapy, as well as research methods in psychology.
Alongside the conceptual content, the class will feature a dedicated strategy session for the multiple-choice segment of the AP Psychology exam. This component will concentrate on imparting effective test-taking strategies and tips to assist students in maximizing their performance on exam day.
- Grasp the economic, physics, or psychological concepts and models covered in the AP exam.
- Acquire the skill to apply these concepts and models to real-world situations and case studies.
- Gain critical thinking skills and the ability to analyze and interpret data from research studies.
- Learn test-taking strategies and tips to help them perform their best on the day of the AP exam.
Students and their parents will receive brief feedback after each class regarding the student’s general participation in class. Students will also receive feedback on graded assignments via email.