Foundational Concept 6: Content Category 6B

Foundational Concept 6: Content Category 6B

Category 6B within foundational concept 6 of the Psychological, Social, and Biological Foundations of Behavior section of the MCAT focuses specifically on making sense of the environment. Category 6B is the second of three content categories within foundational concept 6.

Overview of Foundational Concept 6, Category 6B

The way we view the world depends on a number of factors, including awareness, thoughts, knowledge and memories. Our world view is also determined by our ability to solve problems, make decisions and judgments, and communicate with one another. Psychological, sociocultural and biological factors determine how these convergent processes are developed and used. This is just some of the information you will be required to know for category 6B within foundational concept 6.

According to the Association of American Medical Colleges, the following topics and subtopics will appear in category 6B within foundational concept 6:

Foundational Concept 6 Content Category 6Ba

Foundational Concept 6 Content Category 6Bb

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Questions in category 6B will be part of the 59 total questions found in the Psychological, Social, and Biological Foundations of Behavior section of the MCAT. You will have a total of 95 minutes to complete this section.

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