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 in Psychology

Author: T. Raymond Smyth
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 0471153419
Release Date: 1996-02-09
Genre: Psychology

This book assists in the process of writing formal and/or technical papers. It is consistent with the guidelines outlined in the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association Fourth Edition. It has an accessible three-part construction: writing and the preparation of research papers, preparation of research reports and the fundamental aspects of writing and presentation. In addition, it has complete coverage of the use, preparation and presentation of figures and tables and contains advice on grammar, punctuation and spelling. Contains sample papers so readers can see accurate as well as inaccurate examples.

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.

A Student s Guide to Studying Psychology

Author: Thomas M. Heffernan
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 0863778739
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Psychology

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

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"--

Making Sense in Psychology

Author: Margot Northey
Publisher:
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.

Making Sense in Psychology

Author: Margot Northey
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0195440250
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Psychology

A new addition to the best-selling Making Sense series, Making Sense in Psychology is an indispensable research and writing guide for students in psychology. Specifically designed to help psychology students gather information about the kinds of topics they will encounter in their courses, this book offers up-to-date, detailed information on writing essays, research proposals, and lab reports; conducting research; evaluating Internet sources; APA guidelines; avoiding plagiarism; studying for tests and exams; delivering oral presentations; and more. Maintaining the same clear, straightforward style of the other books in the series, this comprehensive guide is an invaluable resource for students throughout their academic careers and beyond. FEATURES A clear and concise approach. With over twenty-five years of proven success, the Making Sense series is known for its clear and concise approach to research and writing in all areas of undergraduate study. Student-friendly language. The accessible writing style allows readers to use this book as either a quick and casual reference or as a text that can easily be read from cover to cover. Practical advice. Through a rich variety of examples, the book helps students overcome common pitfalls in grammar, style, punctuation, and usage. Rich visual content. A fresh, modern layout, with visuals tailored to topics in psychology, actively engages students in the material. Engaging learning and review tools. In order to help students grasp the material, the book incorporates helpful pedagogical features including chapter outlines and overviews; Internet icons; writing checklists and a list of common proofreading symbols and abbreviations; an end-of-text glossary; and practical appendices providing a "catchlist" of misused words and phrases, suggestions and strategies for writing examinations, and tips on how to write a proper résumé or letter of application. Current information. Up-to-date, in-depth information--including the latest guidelines for APA style documentation and referencing--ensures that students are well-equipped with the knowledge they will need to communicate successfully. A strong emphasis on the research and writing process. In-depth coverage on how to prepare scientific writing, along with three sample documents--a research paper, a lab report, and a research proposal--provides students with a thorough guide to researching and writing in the field. Coverage of important ethical issues. In order to stress the importance of maintaining academic integrity, the book places the issue of scholarly ethics into a broader context through various historical and contemporary examples. A stand-alone chapter on presentations and seminars. The book argues that all students--even those who struggle with public speaking--can give a good presentation by following a few simple rules, the two most important of these being good preparation and good organization. This chapter also covers PowerPoint and poster presentations.

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.

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

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.

Making Sense

Author: Margot Northey
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0195425901
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Reference

Designed specifically for students in the social sciences, this useful guide outlines the basic principles of style, grammar, punctuation, and usage. An excellent supplementary handbook for any student in the social sciences, Making Sense covers issues such as how to conduct social research and provides tips for report writing. The third edition includes new material on evaluating Internet sources and avoiding plagiarism.

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

Written by experienced examiner Christine Brain, this Student Guide for Psychology: -Identifies the key content you need to know with a concise summary of topics examined in the A-level specifications -Enables you to measure your understanding with exam tips and knowledge check questions, with answers at the end of the guide -Helps you to improve your exam technique with sample answers to exam-style questions -Develops your independent learning skills with content you can use for further study and research

AQA Psychology Student Guide 2 Psychology in context Approaches in psychology biopsychology and research methods

Author: Molly Marshall
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9781471843839
Release Date: 2015-07-24
Genre: Psychology

Reinforce students' understanding throughout their course; clear topic summaries with sample questions and answers to help improve exam technique. Written by experienced Psychology teacher and subject expert Molly Marshall, the Student Guides for AQA AS and A-level Psychology: - Provide a concise summary of the topics covered in the AS and A-level specifications - Consolidate understanding with tips and knowledge check questions - Provide opportunities to improve exam technique with sample graded answers to exam-style questions - Develop independent learning and research skills - Provide the content for generating individual revision notes

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.

Edexcel Psychology Student Guide 1 Social psychology and cognitive psychology

Author: Christine Brain
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9781471843433
Release Date: 2015-11-06
Genre: Psychology

Written by experienced teacher and examiner Christine Brain, this student guide for Edexcel Psychology: - Helps you identify what you need to know with a concise summary of the topics examined in the AS and A level specifications - Consolidates understanding with exam tips and knowledge check questions - Provides opportunities to improve exam technique with sample answers to exam-style questions - Develops independent learning and research skills - Provides the content for generating individual revision notes