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.

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

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 Psychology

Author: Daniel Robinson
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 9781497645127
Release Date: 2014-07-29
Genre: Psychology

Psychology is frequently the most popular major on campus, but it can also be the most treacherous. In this guide, Daniel N. Robinson surveys the philosophical and historical roots of modern psychology and sketches the major schools and thinkers of the discipline. He also identifies those false prejudices—such as contempt for metaphysics and the notion that the mind can be reduced to the chemical processes of the brain—that so often perplex and mislead students of psychology. He ends by calling for psychology to investigate more intensively the problems of moral and civic development. Readers will find Robinson’s book to be an indispensable orientation to this culturally influential field.

Your Undergraduate Psychology Project

Author: Mark Forshaw
Publisher: Wiley Global Education
ISBN: 9781118725115
Release Date: 2014-09-23
Genre: Psychology

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.

Making Sense

Author: Margot Northey
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: UCSC:32106019496493
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Psychology

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The Psychologist s Companion

Author: Robert J. Sternberg
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521528062
Release Date: 2003-10-06
Genre: Psychology

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

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.

Psychology

Author: Michael W. Eysenck
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 086377475X
Release Date: 2000-01
Genre: Reference

This text provides a detailed account of psychology. Most topics are dealt with in terms of theory, evidence, and evaluation. The book features key research studies, case studies, research activities, and personal reflections.

Writing Literature Reviews

Author: Jose L. Galvan
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9781351858922
Release Date: 2017-04-07
Genre: Psychology

This useful guide educates students in the preparation of literature reviews for term projects, theses, and dissertations. The authors provide numerous examples from published reviews that illustrate the guidelines discussed throughout the book. ? New to the seventh edition: ? Each chapter breaks down the larger holistic review of literature exercise into a series of smaller, manageable steps Practical instructions for navigating today’s digital libraries Comprehensive discussions about digital tools, including bibliographic and plagiarism detection software Chapter activities that reflect the book’s updated content New model literature reviews Online resources designed to help instructors plan and teach their courses (www.routledge.com/9780415315746).

A Student s Guide to Developmental Psychology

Author: Margaret Harris
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9781317963042
Release Date: 2014-09-25
Genre: Psychology

This major new undergraduate textbook provides students with everything they need when studying developmental psychology. Guiding students through the key topics, the book provides both an overview of traditional research and theory as well as an insight into the latest research findings and techniques. Taking a chronological approach, the key milestones from birth to adolescence are highlighted and clear links between changes in behaviour and developments in brain activity are made. Each chapter also highlights both typical and atypical developments, as well as discussing and contrasting the effects of genetic and environmental factors. The book contains a wealth of pedagogical features to help students engage with the material, including: Learning objectives for every chapter Key term definitions Over 100 colour illustrations Chapter summaries Further reading Suggested essay questions. A Student’s Guide to Developmental Psychology is supported by a companion website, featuring a range of helpful supplementary resources including exclusive video clips to illustrate key developmental concepts. This book is essential reading for all undergraduate students of developmental psychology. It will also be of interest to those in education, healthcare and other subjects requiring an up-to-date and accessible overview of child development.

The Student s Guide to Social Neuroscience

Author: Jamie Ward
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9781317439189
Release Date: 2016-12-14
Genre: Psychology

Social neuroscience is a rapidly growing field which explains, using neural mechanisms, our ability to recognize, understand, and interact with others. Concepts such as trust, revenge, empathy, prejudice, and love are now being explored and unravelled by neuroscientists. This engaging and cutting-edge text provides an accessible introduction to the complex methods and concepts of social neuroscience, with examples from contemporary research and a blend of different pedagogical features helping students to engage with the material, including essay questions, summary and key points, and further reading suggestions. The second edition of this ground-breaking text has been thoroughly revised and expanded to reflect the growing volume of evidence and theories in the field. Notable additions include a greater emphasis on genetics and hormones, and the expansion of topics such as cultural neuroscience, emotion regulation, biological markers of autism, power and status, social categorization, and new accounts of mirror neuron functioning. The book is supported by a fully updated companion website, featuring student resources including lecture recordings, multiple choice questions and useful web links, as well as PowerPoint slides for lecturers. Richly illustrated in attractive full-color, with figures, boxes, and ‘real-world’ implications of research, this text is the ideal introduction to the field for both undergraduate and postgraduate students in fields such as psychology and neuroscience.