AP Psychology: Example Textbook List

The list below represents examples of textbooks that meet the curricular requirements of AP Psychology. The list is not exhaustive and the texts listed should not be regarded as endorsed, authorized, recommended, or approved by the College Board. Not using a book from this list does not mean that a course will not receive authorization. Syllabi submitted as part of the AP Course Audit process will be evaluated holistically, with textbooks considered along with supplementary, supporting resources to confirm that the course as a whole provides students with the content delineated in the curricular requirements of the AP Course Audit.

All editions of the following textbooks after the year 2005 are appropriate for use in AP Psychology The specified editions of the following textbooks meet the AP Psychology Course Audit curricular requirements. Earlier editions of these texts and other textbooks not listed here (including concise textbooks) may meet the AP Course Audit curricular requirements if supplemented with appropriate college-level instructional resources. For discussions regarding the usefulness of these texts and other teaching materials in the AP Psychology classroom, please consult the Resource Library in the Online Teacher Community.

Atkinson and Hilgard's Introduction to Psychology. Wadsworth, Cengage learning.

Bernstein, Douglas A., Louis A. Penner, Alison Clarke-Stewart, and Edward J. Roy. Psychology. Boston: Cengage Learning.

Bernstein, Douglas A. Essentials of Psychology. Boston: Cengage Learning.

Bernstein, Douglas A., Louis A. Penner, Alison Clarke-Stewart, and Edward J. Roy. Psychology, AP Edition. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth Cengage Learning.

Carlson, Neil R., Harold Miller, C. Donald Heth, John W. Donahoe, and G. Neil Martin. Psychology: The Science of . Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.

Coon, Dennis, and John O. Mitterer. Psychology: A Journey. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, Cengage Learning

Davis, Stephen. F., Joseph J. Palladino, and Kimberly M. Christopherson. Psychology. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.

Feldman, Robert S. Understanding Psychology. New York: McGraw-Hill.

Feldman, Robert S. Essentials of Understanding Psychology. New York: McGraw-Hill.

Franzoi, Stephen L. Psychology: A Journey of Discovery. Cincinnati, OH: Atomic Dog Publishing.

Gazzaniga, Michael S., Todd F. Heatherton, and Diane Halpern. Psychological Science. New York: W. W. Norton.

Gerrig, Richard J. Psychology and Life. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.

Gray, Peter, and David F. Bjorklund. Psychology. New York: Worth.

Griggs, Richard A. Psychology: A Concise Introduction. New York: Worth.

Hockenbury, Don H., and Sandra E. Hockenbury. Discovering Psychology. New York: Worth.

Huffman, Karen. Psychology in Action. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.

Kalat, James W. Introduction to Psychology. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth.

King, Laura. The Science of Psychology: An Appreciative View. New York: McGraw-Hill.

Kowalski, Robin M., and Drew Westen. Psychology. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.

Krause, Mark, and Daniel Corts. Psychological Science: Modeling Scientific Literacyn. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.

Lahey, Benjamin B. Psychology: An Introduction. New York: McGraw-Hill.

Lilienfeld, Scott O., Steven Jay Lynn, Laura L. Namy, and Nancy J. Woolf. Psychology: From Inquiry to Understanding. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.

Morris, Charles G., and Albert A. Maisto. Understanding Psychology. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.

Myers, David G. Exploring Psychology. New York: Worth.

Myers, David G. Psychology. New York: Worth.

Myers, David G. Myers' Psychology for AP*. New York: Worth.

Nairne, James S. Psychology.. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, Cengage Learning.

Nevid, Jeffrey S. Psychology: Concepts and Applications. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, Cengage Learning.

Nolen-Hoeksema, Susan, et al. Atkinson & Hilgard's Introduction to Psychology. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, Cengage Learning.

Plotnik, Rod, and Haig Kouyoumadjian. Introduction to Psychology. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, Cengage Learning.

Rathus, Spencer A. Psychology: Concepts and Connections. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, Cengage Learning.

Schacter, Daniel, Daniel Gilbert, Daniel Wegner, and Matthew K. Nock. Psychology. New York: Worth.

Wade, Carole, and Carol Tavris. Invitation to Psychology. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.

Weiten, Wayne. Psychology: Themes and Variations. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, Cengage Learning.

Wood, Samuel E., Ellen G. Wood, and Denise G. Boyd. The World of Psychology. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.

Zimbardo, Philip G., Robert L. Johnson, and Vivian McCann Hamilton. Psychology: Core Concepts. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.

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