AP Psychology Exam
50 Available Questions
Exam Description: Additional Information
This course is tailored for students interested in the field of psychology and as an opportunity to earn Advanced Placement credit or exemption from a college-level psychology course.
The AP Psychology Exam measures students' knowledge of the 14 key topics and fields of study in psychology and tests their ability to define, compare, and apply concepts and research findings. Questions are based on key terminology, scientific methodology, and theories associated with each subfield.
The exam covers the following areas. The percentage indicates the portion of the multiple-choice section of the exam focused on each content area:
|History and Approaches||2-4%|
|Biological Bases of Behavior||8-10%|
|Sensation and Perception||6-8%|
|States of Consciousness||2-4%|
|Motivation and Emotion||6-8%|
|Testing and Individual Differences||5-7%|
|Treatment of Psychological Disorders||5-7%|