How To Write in Psychology

Author: John R. Beech
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781405156936
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

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

Author: Ralph L. Rosnow
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
ISBN: UCSC:32106018732088
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Psychology

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.

Critical Thinking For Psychology

Author: Mark Forshaw
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781405191173
Release Date: 2012-05-14
Genre: Psychology

"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"--

A Student s Guide to Studying Psychology

Author: Thomas M. Heffernan
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9781841693941
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Psychology

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.

Making Sense in Psychology

Author: Margot Northey
ISBN: 0199010315
Release Date: 2015-03-02
Genre: Psychology

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: 9781317909866
Release Date: 2015-06-19
Genre: Psychology

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.

Discovering Research Methods in Psychology

Author: L. D. Sanders
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781405175319
Release Date: 2009-10-06
Genre: Psychology

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

Edexcel A level Psychology Student Guide 3 Applications of psychology

Author: Christine Brain
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9781471859427
Release Date: 2016-04-18
Genre: Study Aids

Exam Board: Edexcel Level: A-level Subject: Psychology First Teaching: September 2015 First Exam: June 2016 Reinforce students' understanding throughout their course with clear topic summaries and sample questions and answers to help your students target higher grades. Written by experienced teacher and examiner Christine Brain, our Student Guides are divided into two key sections, content guidance and sample questions and answers. Content guidance will: - Develop students' understanding of key concepts and terminology; this guide covers applications of psychology. - Consolidate students' knowledge with 'knowledge check questions' at the end of each topic and answers in the back of the book. Sample questions and answers will: - Build students' understanding of the different question types, so they can approach each question with confidence. - Enable students to target top grades with sample answers and commentary explaining exactly why marks have been awarded.

The Student s Guide to Writing Essays

Author: David Roberts
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780749421922
Release Date: 1997-01-01
Genre: Education

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.

Writing Papers in Psychology

Author: Ralph Leon Rosnow
Publisher: Thomson Brooks/Cole
ISBN: UVA:X002752574
Release Date: 1992
Genre: Psychology

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.

A Short Guide to Writing about Psychology

Author: Dana Dunn
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
ISBN: 0205521568
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

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

Writing for Psychology

Author: Mark L. Mitchell
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
ISBN: UCSC:32106016642347
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Psychology

WRITING FOR PSYCHOLOGY – A STUDENT'S GUIDE offers concise assistance for students writing their research analyses using APA Style. By providing concrete examples of common errors, the authors are able to show--rather than merely tell--students what to do and what to avoid. This student friendly manual will help students adhere to the basics of American Psychological Association (APA) style; refine critical thinking skills, library search skills, revising skills, editing skills, and proofing skills; and avoid plagiarism. This text is an adaptation of an earlier text published by Robert O'Shea.Checklists for students, which have been praised by reviewers, precede the summary at the end of every chapter, giving students the chance to make sure they have been thorough in their reports.

The Practical Researcher

Author: Dana Dunn
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities, Social Sciences & World Languages
ISBN: UCSC:32106015770735
Release Date: 1999
Genre: Psychology

Translating the theory side of research methods into practice, this title leads students through the process of developing and conducting research. It includes step-by-step tables and figures in chapters. In addition to learning about research theory, students learn the importance of reading, writing, and critiquing journal articles.


Author: Stanton L. Jones
Publisher: Crossway
ISBN: 9781433539817
Release Date: 2014-11-30
Genre: Psychology

In this accessible student’s guide, an experienced professor examines the study of psychology from a distinctly Christian perspective, introducing readers to key issues such as the origins of morality, nature vs. nurture, the relationship between the mind and the brain, and the concept of personal identity. Whether examining the history of psychological reflection, the legacy of the Enlightenment and Darwinism, or the development of modernist psychology, this volume will help students think carefully about the influential ideas that continue to shape discussions about what it means to be human.