AP Psychology (2020) Practice Test

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Scientific Foundations of Psychology 13%
Biological Bases of Behavior 9%
Sensation and Perception 8%
Learning 8%
Cognitive Psychology 16%
Developmental Psychology 8%
Motivation, Emotion, & Personality 14%
Clinical Psychology 15%
Social Psychology 9%
  • Questions 1,990
  • Vocabulary Terms 423
  • Performance Tasks 158
  • Instructional Videos 103

Test Standards

Scientific Foundations of Psychology
1. (1.1)  Introducing Psychology
2. (1.2)  Research Methods in Psychology
3. (1.3)  The Experimental Method
4. (1.4)  Selecting a Research Method
5. (1.5)  Statistical Analysis in Psychology
6. (1.6)  Ethical Guidelines in Psychology
Biological Bases of Behavior
1. (2.1)  Interaction of Heredity & Environment
2. (2.2)  The Endocrine System
3. (2.3)  Overview of the Nervous System & the Neuron
4. (2.4)  Neural Firing
5. (2.5)  Influence of Drugs on Neural Firing
6. (2.6)  The Brain
7. (2.7)  Tools for Examining Brain Structure & Function
8. (2.8)  The Adaptable Brain
9. (2.9)  Sleeping & Dreaming
Sensation and Perception
1. (3.1)  Principles of Sensation
2. (3.2)  Principles of Perception
3. (3.3)  Visual Anatomy
4. (3.4-3.7)  The Senses
Learning
1. (4.1)  Introduction to Learning
2. (4.2)  Classical Conditioning
3. (4.3)  Operant Conditioning
4. (4.4)  Social & Cognitive Factors in Learning
Cognitive Psychology
1. (5.1)  Introduction to Memory
2. (5.2&5.3)  Principles of Memory
3. (5.4&5.5)  Memory improvement
4. (5.6)  Biological Bases for Memory
5. (5.7)  Introduction to Thinking & Problem Solving
6. (5.8)  Biases & Errors in Thinking
7. (5.9)  Introduction to Intelligence
8. (5.10)  Psychometric Principles & Intelligence Testing
9. (5.11)  Components of Language & Language Acquisition
Developmental Psychology
1. (6.1)  The Lifespan & Physical Development in Childhood
2. (6.2)  Social Development in Childhood
3. (6.3)  Cognitive Development in Childhood
4. (6.4)  Adolescent Development
5. (6.5)  Adulthood & Aging
6. (6.6)  Moral Development
7. (6.7)  Gender & Sexual Orientation
Motivation, Emotion, & Personality
1. (7.1)  Theories of Motivation
2. (7.2)  Specific Topics in Motivation
3. (7.3)  Theories of Emotion
4. (7.4)  Stress & Coping
5. (7.5)  Introduction to Personality
6. (7.6-7.9)  Personality Theories
7. (7.10)  Measuring Personality
Clinical Psychology
1. (8.1)  Introduction to Psychological Disorders
2. (8.2)  Psychological Perspectives & Etiology of Disorders
3. (8.3-8.6)  Disorders
4. (8.8&8.9)  Treating Disorders
5. (8.10)  Evaluating Strengths, Weaknesses, & Empirical Support for Treatments of Disorders
Social Psychology
1. (9.1)  Attribution Theory & Person Perception
2. (9.2)  Attitude Formation & Attitude Change
3. (9.3)  Conformity, Compliance, & Obedience
4. (9.4)  Group Influences on Behavior & Mental Processes
5. (9.5)  Bias, Prejudice, & Discrimination
6. (9.6)  Altruism & Aggression
7. (9.7)  Interpersonal Attraction