🧠 2023 AP Psychology Study Plan

Welcome to this plethora of resources that cover everything! This toolkit is being constantly updated with more resources! AP Psychology is an introductory college-level psychology course. In this course, you will cultivate your understanding of the systematic and scientific study of human behavior and mental processes. You will explore concepts like 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.

The AP Psychology Exam

A breakdown of the exam by percentage.

Unit Exam Weighting (Multiple-Choice Section)
Unit 1: Scientific Foundations of Psychology 10%–14%
Unit 2: Biological Bases of Behavior 8%–10%
Unit 3: Sensation and Perception 6%–8%
Unit 4: Learning 7%–9%
Unit 5: Cognitive Psychology 13%–17%
Unit 6: Developmental Psychology 7%–9%
Unit 7: Motivation, Emotion, and Personality 11%–15%
Unit 8: Clinical Psychology 12%–16%
Unit 9: Social Psychology 8%–10%

Course Skills

By taking this course, you’ll be able to develop critical thinking skills in the following areas:

Skill Description Exam Weighting (Multiple-Choice Section)
1. Concept Understanding Define, explain, and apply concepts, behavior, theories, and perspectives. 75%–80%
2. Data Analysis Analyze and interpret quantitative data. 8%–12%
3. Scientific Investigation Analyze psychological research studies. 12%–16%

🚨 All you need to know about the 2023 AP Psych Exam!

Study Guides for Every Unit

🔎 Unit 1 - Scientific Foundations of Psychology

🧠 Unit 2 - Biological Bases of Behavior

👀 Unit 3 - Sensation and Perception

📚 Unit 4 - Learning

🤔 Unit 5 - Cognitive Psychology

👶 Unit 6 - Developmental Psychology

🤪 Unit 7- Motivation, Emotion, & Personality

🛋 Unit 8 - Clinical Psychology

👫 Unit 9 - Social Psychology

AP Psychology MCQ & FRQs


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