How To Write in Psychology

A Student Guide

Author: John R. Beech

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1405156937

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 242

View: 1995

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.

Making Sense in Psychology

A Student's Guide to Research and Writing

Author: Margot Northey,Brian Timney

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780199010318

Category: Psychology

Page: 312

View: 6066

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.

The Student's Guide to Studying Psychology

Author: Thomas M Heffernan

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 1317909860

Category: Psychology

Page: 224

View: 983

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.

The Psychologist's Companion

A Guide to Scientific Writing for Students and Researchers

Author: Robert J. Sternberg

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521528061

Category: Psychology

Page: 301

View: 9479

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

The Student's Guide to Writing Essays

Author: David Roberts

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 0749421924

Category: Education

Page: 119

View: 7823

This text is divided into two sections: a core element focusing on basic skills which everyone needs to master in writing essays, and a subject-based section which takes the student to a more advanced level.

Critical Thinking For Psychology

A Student Guide

Author: Mark Forshaw

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1405191171

Category: Psychology

Page: 136

View: 897

"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"--

Making Sense in the Life Sciences

A Student's Guide to Writing and Research

Author: Margot Northey,Patrick von Aderkas

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780199010288

Category: Life sciences

Page: 288

View: 9184

Part of the best-selling Making Sense series, Making Sense in the Life Sciences is an indispensable guide for students in any area of the life sciences - including biology, biochemistry, health sciences, pharmacology, and zoology. Maintaining the clear, straightforward style of the otherbooks in the series, this book outlines topics such as writing essays and lab reports, conducting research, evaluating Internet sources, using electronic journal databases, and documenting sources.

Writing Papers in Psychology

Author: Ralph L. Rosnow,Mimi Rosnow

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0495509566

Category: Psychology

Page: 192

View: 6358

WRITING PAPERS IN PSYCHOLOGY offers you frameworks, tips, guidelines, and sample illustrations for writing research reports or literature reviews that must conform to style recommendations of the American Psychological Association. It also is designed to cultivate your organizing, literature retrieval, critical reasoning, and communication skills under deadlines. For more than a decade, this brief, inexpensive, and easy-to-use manual has helped thousands of students in psychology and related fields with the task of writing term papers and reports. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Study Skills for Psychology

Succeeding in Your Degree

Author: Richard Freeman,Antony Stone

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1847877486

Category: Psychology

Page: 176

View: 1637

'For anyone starting a degree this is a useful concise guide to what's in store throughout the first year and beyond' - The Psychologist Study Skills for Psychology has been shaped around a typical Psychology student's journey. Beginning with an overview of the nature of the degree and advice about what needs to be sorted out in the first few weeks of the course, this book tackles how to get the most from your lectures, exam preparation and project development, right through to contemplating and investigating future career options. This highly accessible guide is designed to help you meet the challenges and reap the rewards of your degree by introducing a range of study skills and providing you with ways to practice those skills. This book should accompany you throughout your degree course as a resource that you can use whenever you need help. Key features of Study Skills for Psychology include: Learning outcomes at the beginning of each chapter to highlight key areas Text boxes throughout to reaffirm understanding Numerous examples and illustrations Exercises and learning aids to enable practice of important skills A structure based around the PDP (Personal Development Planning) model, providing a framework through which you can understand what and how you learn, enabling you to plan, review and take responsibility for your own learning, performance and achievements. An essential companion for any student, Study Skills for Psychology will give you the skills to enjoy your time studying for and succeeding in your Psychology degree. SAGE Study Skills are essential study guides for students of all levels. From how to write great essays and succeeding at university, to writing your undergraduate dissertation and doing postgraduate research, SAGE Study Skills help you get the best from your time at university. Visit the SAGE Study Skills hub for tips, resources and videos on study success!

Discovering Research Methods in Psychology

A Student's Guide

Author: L. D. Sanders

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1405175311

Category: Psychology

Page: 330

View: 9318

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

Academic Writing

A Practical Guide for Students

Author: Stephen Bailey

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780748768387

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 192

View: 7357

This textbook is designed for non-native speaking students who are taking college courses at English-speaking universities. Covering four general areas, the book takes a refreshing approach to Academic Writing. Set within a clear structure and using easily understandable language, the material is divided into short, manageable sections covering reading, note-taking, summarizing and writing skills.

Your Undergraduate Psychology Project

A Student Guide

Author: Mark Forshaw

Publisher: Wiley Global Education

ISBN: 1118725115

Category: Psychology

Page: 176

View: 4834

Your Undergraduate Psychology Project: A Student Guide has been designed with the needs of the student in mind. Packed with hints and tips, and written in a simple, informal style, this ‘second supervisor’ is designed to ease students further into the world of research. The second edition has been completely revised and updated with new material on focus groups and ethics and a new section entitled How to Lose Marks Instantly Structured chronologically around planning a project, carrying it out, and then writing it up. Gives practical advice on how to deal with day-to-day problems such as software failures or uncommunicative interviewees. Written in consultation with a number of experienced academics and students of psychology.

Study and Communication Skills for Psychology

Author: Vanessa Parson

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199593485

Category: Psychology

Page: 211

View: 4152

Study and Communication Skills for Psychology reviews the skills a psychology student needs to develop to fulfil their true potential during their studies, and to enhance their employability beyond university. Written in a practical, motivational style, with plenty of examples and advice to help the reader master the skills being explored, the book explains how to get the most out of lectures, tutorials, and group work; how to get the most out of the vast array of information that is available in books, in journals, and on the web; how to communicate your work and ideas effectively to others; and how to revise for and complete exams to give yourself the best chance of success. Written specifically for psychology students by an experienced psychology educator, Study and Communication Skills for Psychology is the essential guide to getting the most out of your studies - and beyond. Online Resource Centre The Online Resource Centre to accompany Study and Communication Skills for Psychology features: For lecturers: Figures from the book in electronic format, ready to download; For students: Additional activities to complement those in the book.

The Practical Researcher

A Student Guide to Conducting Psychological Research

Author: Dana S. Dunn

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN: N.A

Category: Psychology

Page: 429

View: 6898

Previous edition: Oxford: wiley-Blackwell, 2010.

Undergraduate Writing in Psychology

Learning to Tell the Scientific Story

Author: R. Eric Landrum

Publisher: Amer Psychological Assn

ISBN: 9781433812163

Category: Psychology

Page: 192

View: 5979

Now updated to reflect the changes made from the 5th to the 6th edition of the APA Publication Manual, this book takes undergraduate psychology students step-by-step through the process of writing papers. Sample draft and final papers are included.

Research Methods for Social Psychology

Author: Dana S. Dunn

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118406052

Category: Psychology

Page: 392

View: 4711

Active learning activities on social psychology in each chapter, as well as thought exercises at the end of each chapter Guidance on developing social psychology research topics, advice on ethics reviews of research projects, instructions on how to design independent and dependent variables, and assistance with performing a post-experimental interviews with participants A standalone chapter on basic data analysis, in addition to directions for putting statistical results into words Guidance on writing APA-style summaries of social psychology experiments, as well as giving oral and poster presentations; includes a sample annotated APA-style lab report

A Guide to Coursework in Psychology

Author: Eamon Fulcher

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 1135421420

Category: Psychology

Page: 248

View: 6149

Ever had difficulty choosing a research project? Ever wondered how your work will be marked? This book will help students to understand the coursework specifications and marking criteria for a number of key exam boards, including; AQA (specification A and B), OCR, EDEXCEL and SQA. It provides specific and highly relevant advice on how to maximise achievement in coursework. Guidance is offered on how best to choose a research project, through to practical advice on how to carry out research and write up reports. Topics to be avoided are also considered and advice on how to navigate the difficulties and avoid common pitfalls provided. Key issues covered include: * An overview of the main methods of investigation in psychology * Data analysis, including how to present data in Word and Excel and how best to comment on it * How to draw conclusions from data and create inferential statistics. Incorporating a series of examples, including an investigation from start to finish, and a laboratory experiment, this book provides clear, hands-on advice. It will be an invaluable tool for GCSE, AS and A2 students, helping them to maintain their motivation through coursework assignments and to achieve their potential.

Writing for Psychology

Author: Mark L. Mitchell,Janina M. Jolley,Robert P. O'Shea

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1285401808

Category: Self-Help

Page: 288

View: 4342

WRITING FOR PSYCHOLOGY, Fourth Edition offers concise assistance for students writing their research analyses using APA style. By providing concrete examples of common errors, the authors show rather than merely tell students what to do and what to avoid. This manual will help students adhere to the basics of APA style; refine critical thinking skills, library search skills, revising skills, editing skills, and proofing skills; and avoid plagiarism. Checklists precede a summary at the end of every chapter, giving students the chance to make sure they have been thorough in their reports. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.