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How to Write in Psychology: A Student Guide
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HOW TO WRITE IN PSYCHOLOGY: A STUDENT GUIDE

PAPERBACK BY BEECH, JOHN R.

£18.99

ISBN
9781405156943
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JOHN WILEY & SONS LTD
 
 
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PUBLISHER
JOHN WILEY AND SONS LTD
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FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
256 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
19 SEP 2008

DESCRIPTION

Through the use of clearly defined instructions and examples, How to Write in Psychology is a concise and comprehensive guide for the well-prepared student on the principles of writing essays and research papers for psychology. * Presents everything the well-prepared student needs to know about the principles and practice of writing for psychology* Compares and contrasts the different writing requirements and techniques for essays and research reports in psychology* Offers advice on constructing figures and producing properly formatted graphs and tables* Includes exercises to improve grammar, style, and critical awareness* Provides checklists, tips for getting started, and examples of a properly written essay and lab report

CONTENTS

List of Illustrations. Acknowledgements . Introduction. 1 Some Preliminaries. 2 Writing the Essay. 3 Preliminaries to Writing the Lab Report. 4 Writing the Quantitative Lab Report. 5 Writing the Qualitative Research Report. 6 Presenting Numbers, Tables and Figures. 7 Writing the Project. 8 Writing for Exams and Answering MCQs. 9 Writing for Other Purposes. 10 Attention to Detail: More on APA Formatting, Especially References. 11 Some Basics of Grammar and Common Confusions. 12 Improve Your Editing Skills. Appendix 1: An Example Student Essay. Appendix 2: An Example Student Quantitative Lab Report. References. Index