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AP Psychology Exam Prep~ Throughout January

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Come and join me for your AP Psychology Exam Prep using Skype or Facebook Chat.

Pay a $2 donation and access 60 minutes of AP psychology review, discussion and practice tests.

Fantastic value! For the price of a coffee you receive 1 hour of AP Psychology review and practice in a peer-to-peer learning environment.

When: 1st of January to 31st of January

Where: Online

   Psychology (PSI) Tutor:Mentor  (via chat)

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How:

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Topics covered:

As per the outline provided by AP Central

I. History and Approaches

Logic, Philosophy, and History of Science

Approaches:

Biological

Behavioral

Cognitive

Humanistic

Psychodynamic

Sociocultural

Evolutionary/Sociobiological

II. Research Methods

Experimental, Correlational, and Clinical Research:

Correlational (e.g., observational, survey, clinical)

Experimental

Statistics:

Descriptive

Inferential

Ethics in Research

III. Biological Bases of Behavior

Physiological Techniques (e.g., imaging, surgical)

Neuroanatomy

Functional Organization of Nervous System

Neural Transmission

Endocrine System

Genetics

IV. Sensation and Perception

Thresholds

Sensory Mechanisms

Sensory Adaptation

Attention

Perceptual Processes

V. States of Consciousness

Sleep and Dreaming

Hypnosis

Psychoactive Drug Effects

VI. Learning

Classical Conditioning

Operant Conditioning

Cognitive Processes in Learning

Biological Factors

Social Learning

VII. Cognition

Memory

Language

Thinking

Problem Solving and Creativity

VIII. Motivation and Emotion

Biological Bases

Theories of Motivation

Hunger, Thirst, Sex, and Pain

Social Motives

Theories of Emotion

Stress

IX. Developmental Psychology

Life-Span Approach

Research Methods (e.g., longitudinal, cross-sectional)

Heredity-Environment Issues

Developmental Theories

Dimensions of Development:

Physical

Cognitive

Social

Moral

Sex Roles, Sex Differences

X. Personality

Personality Theories and Approaches

Assessment Techniques

Self-concept, Self-esteem

Growth and Adjustment

XI. Testing and Individual Differences

Standardization and Norms

Reliability and Validity

Types of Tests

Ethics and Standards in Testing

Intelligence

Heredity/Environment and Intelligence

Human Diversity

XII. Abnormal Psychology

Definitions of Abnormality

Theories of Psychopathology

Diagnosis of Psychopathology

Anxiety Disorders

Somatoform Disorders

Mood Disorders

Schizophrenic Disorders

Organic Disorders

Personality Disorders

Dissociative Disorders

XIII. Treatment of Psychological Disorders

Treatment Approaches:

Insight Therapies: Psychodynamic/Humanistic Approaches

Behavioral Approaches

Cognitive Approaches

Biological Approaches (psychopharmacology/psychosurgery)

Modes of Therapy (e.g., individual, group)

Community and Preventive Approaches

XIV. Social Psychology

Group Dynamics

Attribution Processes

Interpersonal Perception

Conformity, Compliance, Obedience

Attitudes and Attitude Change

Organizational Behavior

Aggression/Antisocial Behavior

Sign up for your study-buddy session today and enhance your understanding of AP Psychology for the January exam.

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