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: 4750

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.

Writing Papers in Psychology

A Student Guide to Research Reports, Literature Reviews, Proposals, Posters, and Handouts

Author: Ralph L. Rosnow,Mimi Rosnow

Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company


Category: Psychology

Page: 165

View: 3681

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.

A Student's Guide to Studying Psychology

Author: Thomas M. Heffernan

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780863778735

Category: Psychology

Page: 208

View: 4926

This new edition of the very popular guide to studying psychology, now updated and extended, 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 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

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: 2484

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.

Critical Thinking For Psychology

A Student Guide

Author: Mark Forshaw

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1405191171

Category: Psychology

Page: 136

View: 1405

"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"--

The Student's Guide to Studying Psychology

Author: Thomas M Heffernan

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 1317909860

Category: Psychology

Page: 224

View: 5317

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.

Writing Papers in Psychology

A Student Guide

Author: Ralph Leon Rosnow,Mimi Rosnow

Publisher: Thomson Brooks/Cole


Category: Psychology

Page: 105

View: 1316

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.

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: 583

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

Making Sense

A Student's Guide to Research and Writing : Psychology and the Life Sciences

Author: Margot Northey,Brian Timney

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA


Category: Psychology

Page: 234

View: 2751


The Student's Guide to Writing Essays

Author: David Roberts

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 0749421924

Category: Education

Page: 119

View: 9009

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.

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: 4868

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.

Discovering Research Methods in Psychology

A Student's Guide

Author: L. D. Sanders

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1405175311

Category: Psychology

Page: 330

View: 1569

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

Your Undergraduate Psychology Project

A Student Guide

Author: Mark Forshaw

Publisher: Wiley Global Education

ISBN: 1118725115

Category: Psychology

Page: 176

View: 5979

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.

Academic Writing

A Practical Guide for Students

Author: Stephen Bailey

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780748768387

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 192

View: 7396

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.

Research methods for social psychology

Author: Dana Dunn

Publisher: Blackwell Pub

ISBN: 9781405149808

Category: Psychology

Page: 402

View: 3722

Research Methods for Social Psychology teaches students to think like an experimental social psychologist. Striking a balance between theoretical sophistication and hands-on activities and exercises, this engaging text offers a friendly approach to methodology and a successful means of motivating students to design and execute their own social psychological research. 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 stand alone 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 Instructor test bank with questions and answers for each chapter available at

The Psychology Student Writer's Manual

Author: Jill Mackay Scott

Publisher: Pearson College Division


Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 193

View: 980

An essential guide for all writers on the discipline of psychology, this clear-cut, hands-on book shows how to research and write in psychology as well as improve one's overall writing ability. Provides users with a comprehensive reference source on how to research and write papers—including how to conduct research in psychology, how to find information on topics related to psychology, and how to incorporate citations, and presents a thorough review of writing basics and formatting instructions. Comes in three parts—Part I: "A Handbook of Style for Psychology" details writing as communication, writing competently, formats in APA style, and citing sources in APA style; Part II: "Conducting Research in Psychology" explains how to organize the research process, library research, the Internet and distance learning; Part III: "Writing Assignments" offers a critical examination of psychological literature, and explores traditional research papers, experimental research proposals and papers, ethics papers, and genograms. Includes new writing exercises that deal with the special challenges of distance learning, extrasensory perception, and more. For psychologists and those writing about the field.