Best Psychology books 2015
If you’re looking for the best review book for the AP Psychology exam, this is one of your best options.
1. Great supplement for the AP Psychology exam and course itself
2. In-depth practice exams to help with the AP Psychology multiple choice portion of the exam
3. Very comprehensive and covers every chapter
4. Contains test taking strategies
Cons: There are inconsistencies some portions of the book in terms of aligning with the latest psychology standards. For example, the abnormal psychology chapter uses the term DSM-V but includes the criteria for DSM-IV. This can lead to students making a huge mistake so it's something to be wary of.
Overall Rating: 8.5/10
Barron’s AP Psychology, 6th Edition, is a great option when picking a review book for AP Psychology. It contains extensive review topics on every chapter covered within the course.
The first thing that’s noticed upon opening Barron’s AP Psychology, 6th Edition, is that it contains a diagnostic test. This test assesses your understanding of the material at whatever level you start using the book. After finishing the pretest, you can focus your attention to the topics that you are struggling with. Alternatively, you can start the test at the beginning of the semester and retake it as you learn new material.