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AP Psychology

Course Overview

This course introduces students to the systematic and scientific study of human behavior and mental processes. While considering the psychologists and studies that have shaped the field, students explore and apply psychological theories, key concepts, and phenomena associated with such topics as the biological bases of behavior, sensation and perception, learning and cognition, motivation, developmental psychology, testing and individual differences, treatment of abnormal behavior, and social psychology. Throughout the course, students employ psychological research methods, including ethical considerations, as they use the scientific method, analyze bias, evaluate claims and evidence, and effectively communicate ideas.

Grading Policy: Student grades will be based on 4 grading quarters.  Each quarter grade will be weighted as follows:
Tests/Projects – 50%

Classwork/Homework – 30%

Quizzes 20%


Vocabulary Review: Join Quizlet- Use Quizlet to practice vocabulary. You can also use Quizlet to write vocabulary words and definitions. 

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