Category 6C within foundational concept 6 of the Psychological, Social, and Biological Foundations of Behavior section of the MCAT focuses specifically on how we respond to the world. Category 6C is the third and final content category within foundational concept 6.
Overview of Foundational Concept 6, Category 6C
The content you’ll find in category 6C of foundational concept 6 covers the basic theories and components of emotions, as well as their underlying psychological, sociocultural and biological factors. Content also covers stress, the outcomes of stress, as well as stress management.
Via the Association of American Medical Colleges, the topics and subtopics covered in category 6 within foundational concept 6 include:
As the illustration shows, you will be tested on your knowledge and retentions of information taught in one semester of introductory psychology, as well as two-semester sequence of introductory biology. Foundational concept 6 makes up 25% of the FC questions you will be asked as part of the Psychological, Social, and Biological Foundations of Behavior section of the MCAT exam.