AP Psychology: Example Textbook List

The list below represents examples of textbooks that meet the curricular requirements of AP Psychology. The list below 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.

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 Teachers' Resources section of AP Central.

Bernstein, Douglas A., Louis A. Penner, Alison Clarke-Stewart, and Edward J. Roy. Psychology. 9th edition. Boston: Cengage Learning, 2011.

Bernstein, Douglas A. Essentials of Psychology. 6th edition. Boston: Cengage Learning, 2013.

Bernstein, Douglas A., Louis A. Penner, Alison Clarke-Stewart, and Edward J. Roy. Psychology, AP Edition. 9th edition. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth Cengage Learning, 2012.

Carlson, Neil R., Harold Miller, C. Donald Heth, John W. Donahoe, and G. Neil Martin. Psychology: The Science of . 7th edition. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson, 2009.

Ciccarelli, Saundra K., and J. Noland White. Psychology, AP Edition. 2nd edition. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson, 2011.

Coon, Dennis, and John O. Mitterer. Psychology: A Journey. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, Cengage Learning, 2013

Davis, Stephen. F., Joseph J. Palladino, and Kimberly M. Christopherson. Psychology. 7th edition. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson, 2012.

Feldman, Robert S. Understanding Psychology. 11th edition. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2012.

Feldman, Robert S. Essentials of Understanding Psychology. 10th edition. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2012.

Franzoi, Stephen L. Psychology: A Journey of Discovery. 4th edition. Cincinnati, OH: Atomic Dog Publishing, 2009.

Gazzaniga, Michael S., Todd F. Heatherton, and Diane Halpern. Psychological Science. 4th edition. New York: W. W. Norton, 2012.

Gerrig, Richard J. Psychology and Life. 20th edition. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson, 2012.

Gray, Peter, and David F. Bjorklund. Psychology. 7th edition. New York: Worth, 2014.

Griggs, Richard A. Psychology: A Concise Introduction. 4th edition. New York: Worth, 2014.

Hockenbury, Don H., and Sandra E. Hockenbury. Discovering Psychology. 6th edition. New York: Worth, 2014.

Huffman, Karen. Psychology in Action. 10th edition. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, 2011.

Kalat, James W. Introduction to Psychology. 10th edition. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, 2013.

King, Laura. The Science of Psychology: An Appreciative View. 3rd edition. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2013.

Kowalski, Robin M., and Drew Westen. Psychology. 6th edition. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, 2010.

Krause, Mark, and Daniel Corts. Psychological Science: Modeling Scientific Literacy. 1st edition. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson, 2013.

Lahey, Benjamin B. Psychology: An Introduction. 11th edition. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2011.

Lilienfeld, Scott O., Steven Jay Lynn, Laura L. Namy, and Nancy J. Woolf. Psychology: From Inquiry to Understanding. 3rd edition. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson, 2013.

Morris, Charles G., and Albert A. Maisto. Understanding Psychology. 10th edition. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson, 2012.

Myers, David G. Exploring Psychology. 9th edition. New York: Worth, 2014.

Myers, David G. Psychology. 10th edition. New York: Worth, 2014.

Myers, David G. Myers' Psychology for AP*. New York: Worth, 2010.

Nairne, James S. Psychology. 6th edition. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, Cengage Learning, 2013.

Nevid, Jeffrey S. Psychology: Concepts and Applications. 4th edition. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, Cengage Learning, 2012.

Nolen-Hoeksema, Susan, et al. Atkinson & Hilgard's Introduction to Psychology. 16th edition. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, Cengage Learning, 2009.

Plotnik, Rod, and Haig Kouyoumadjian. Introduction to Psychology, 10th edition. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, Cengage Learning, 2013.

Rathus, Spencer A. Psychology: Concepts and Connections. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, Cengage Learning, 2012.

Schacter, Daniel, Daniel Gilbert, Daniel Wegner, and Matthew K. Nock. Psychology. 3rd edition. New York: Worth, 2014.

Atkinson and Hilgard's Introduction to Psychology, 15th Edition, 2009.

Wade, Carole, and Carol Tavris. Invitation to Psychology. 5th edition. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson, 2014.

Weiten, Wayne. Psychology: Themes and Variations. 9th edition. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, Cengage Learning, 2013.

Wood, Samuel E., Ellen G. Wood, and Denise G. Boyd. The World of Psychology. 7th edition. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson, 2010.

Zimbardo, Philip G., Robert L. Johnson, and Vivian McCann Hamilton. Psychology: Core Concepts. 7th edition. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson, 2011.

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