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AP Psychology

AP Psychology

Prerequisite: Literature II and Writing II (As recommended by AP, students must be able to read college-level texts and write grammatically correct, complete sentences.)

Course Description: AP Psychology is an academic, year-long course providing a broad introduction to the field of psychology, one of the social sciences. We will explore the past, present, and future of this ever-expanding discipline. Key areas of study include history and the major contributors to the development of psychology; research methods, data collection, analyses, and ethics; approaches to studying human behavior and mental processes; biological and neurological bases of behavior; the systems of sensation and perception; states of consciousness; cognition, memory, and learning; motivation, and emotion; development across the lifespan; personality; abnormal psychology and treatment of psychological disorders; and social psychology. These key areas will provide the content for preparing to take the AP Psychology exam. In addition, we will explore health psychology, applications in the field, and the scholarly dissemination of information from academic journal articles.

Department: Cultural Studies 

Teacher: Emily Hinman

Credit: 1 Credit (10 Units) 

Length: 1 Year 

Grade Level(s): Secondary III or IV 

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