Language Arts & Disciplines

How To Write in Psychology

Author: John R. Beech

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 242

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A guide to the unique writing requirements of psychology. Filled with practical instructions and examples, it includes what the student needs to know about the principles and practice of writing for psychology. Suitable for those pursuing a psychology degree, it lays out helpful tricks to manage time and stay on track during writing assignments.
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Writing Papers in Psychology

Author: Ralph L. Rosnow

Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company

ISBN:

Category: Psychology

Page: 165

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This Seventh Edition of "WRITING PAPERS IN PSYCHOLOGY" provides frameworks, tips, guidelines, and sample illustrations for college students who are writing research reports or literature reviews that are expected to conform to style recommendations in the Fifth Edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association. It is intended to be more than just an APA style guide, however. It is designed to cultivate organizing, literature retrieval, critical reasoning, and communication skills under deadlines. For more than a decade, this brief, inexpensive, and easy to use "how-to" manual has helped thousands of students in psychology and related fields with the task of writing term papers and reports.
Psychology

A Student's Guide to Studying Psychology

Author: Thomas M. Heffernan

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN:

Category: Psychology

Page: 230

View: 426

Now in its third edition, this very popular guide to studying psychology remains an invaluable tool for students at both undergraduate and pre-degree level, along with those deciding whether to take psychology as an academic subject. Providing insights into the most critical aspects of studying psychology, A Student's Guide to Studying Psychology is distinguished from other texts by its easy to follow format and practical nature. Topics covered include: Perspectives within psychology Making the most of seminars, tutorials and lectures How to write essays and empirical reports Guidelines on exam preparation and technique Information on careers in psychology and tips for applying for jobs, including how to write your own curriculum vitae. For this fully updated third edition, new advice is included on web-based research and referencing. Subject coverage is expanded to include contemporary research trends in cognitive neuroscience, evolutionary psychology and positive psychology. In addition, new material investigates postgraduate specialisms including neuropsychology, psychotherapy and sport psychology.
Psychology

Making Sense in Psychology

Author: Margot Northey

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Psychology

Page: 312

View: 612

Part of the bestselling Making Sense series, this second edition of Making Sense in Psychology is an indispensable guide for students in the discipline. Maintaining the signature straightforward style of the series, this book offers up-to-date, detailed information on writing essays, researchproposals, and lab reports; conducting research; evaluating Internet sources; APA guidelines; avoiding plagiarism; studying for tests and exams; delivering oral presentations; and more.
Psychology

Critical Thinking For Psychology

Author: Mark Forshaw

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category: Psychology

Page: 136

View: 547

"This book is about critical thinking applied to psychology. In order to do just that, I have to take you on a journey somewhat, into other areas first"--
Psychology

The Student's Guide to Studying Psychology

Author: Thomas M Heffernan

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN:

Category: Psychology

Page: 224

View: 948

Studying a degree course in psychology, even if you’ve taken the subject before university, requires a whole range of new skills and knowledge. And the 4th edition of this best-selling guide is an invaluable companion. It can not only help you to get a good final degree, but will also support you in making informed choices towards either a career or further study. Updated to include the latest developments in the field, the new edition provides practical and helpful guidance on everything a psychology student encounters throughout their degree, including: Writing essays and research reports, including how to get your referencing right. Guidelines for researching ethically using humans or animals An overview of research methods and statistics, including qualitative methods Tips on how to approach and pass your exams Advice on becoming a graduate, including preparing your CV and making the most of your degree Featuring advice to help you every step of the way, the book also includes a library of weblinks to provide further resources to support your studies. This is an essential book for any psychology student wishing to make the most of their degree course.
Psychology

The Psychologist's Companion

Author: Robert J. Sternberg

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN:

Category: Psychology

Page: 301

View: 151

This is a definitive guide to scientific writing for students and researchers.
Psychology

Writing Papers in Psychology

Author: Ralph Leon Rosnow

Publisher: Thomson Brooks/Cole

ISBN:

Category: Psychology

Page: 105

View: 819

For more than a decade, this brief, inexpensive, and easy to use "how-to" manual has helped thousands of students in psychology and related fields with the task of writing term papers and reports. Now even more up to date, this best seller includes a wealth of information and has been updated to reflect the latest APA Style Manual.
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Discovering Research Methods in Psychology

Author: L. D. Sanders

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category: Psychology

Page: 330

View: 129

Discovering Research Methods in Psychology: A Student's Guide presents an accessible introduction to the research methodology techniques that underpin the field of psychology Offers a unique narrative approach to introducing the complexities of psychological research methods to first year students Introduces the reader to the three main types of research methods used in psychology ? observation, experimentation and survey methods Provides clear summaries of 21st-century published studies that reflect diversity and best illustrate issues in research methodology Includes an emphasis on topics of most interest to students, from those with a personal perspective such as romantic relationships, prejudice and career decisions, to clinical topics including eating disorders, heavy drinking and paranoia Features a comprehensive glossary of all research terminology used in the narrative
Language Arts & Disciplines

A Short Guide to Writing about Psychology

Author: Dana Dunn

Publisher: Longman Publishing Group

ISBN:

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 233

View: 733

This brief guide takes students step-by-step through the writing process and introduces students to all elements of professional writing in APA style.