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Effective Writing In Psychology

Author : Bernard C. Beins
ISBN : 9781118242223
Genre : Psychology
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The second edition of Effective Writing in Psychology helpsusers produce crisp scientific communication, form conciseunambiguous arguments, and render technical information clear andcomprehensible. The new edition incorporates the latest guidelinescontained within the 6th edition of the APAPublication Manual. Clear guidelines on effective writing illustrate how togenerate strong and compelling prose, even when the writing is notaimed at a research audience Incorporates changes to the guidelines contained in the6th edition of the APA publication manual Includes material on how to adapt APA style for posterpresentations using PowerPoint, and for oral presentations Contains a new section on using the Internet to presentresearch papers and a new chapter on conducting a literaturesearch, to guide students through databases, keywords, sources, andconnections between articles Highlights methods for selecting a research topic andorganizing papers Features a sample manuscript showing common deviations fromcorrect APA style and a version demonstrating appropriate use ofAPA style

Apa Style Simplified

Author : Bernard C. Beins
ISBN : 9781118289082
Genre : Psychology
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This is a compact but comprehensive guide to writing clearly andeffectively in APA style. Demonstrates how to write objective scientific research papersusing interesting prose Incorporates guidelines from the 6th edition of theAPA publication manual Explores how to develop ideas, connect them to what others havewritten, and express them clearly Discusses the differences between written, oral, and posterpresentations and offers instructions for applying APA style toeach

Writing In Psychology

Author : Scott A. Miller
ISBN : 9781317970903
Genre : Psychology
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This book helps readers become better writers of psychology and better writers in general. After reading thousands of course papers, theses, and dissertations, Dr. Miller knows and addresses the issues that students find most challenging when writing about psychology. Written with the utmost flexibility in mind, the chapters can be read in any order. More comprehensive than similar texts, this book provides detailed coverage of how to write empirical reports, research proposals, and literature reviews, and how to read meta-analyses. Readers will also find invaluable strategies for improving one’s writing including how to adopt an engaging yet accurate style, thorough coverage of grammatical and word use rules that govern writing in general, and the APA (American Psychological Association) rules that govern the expression of that content. Readers will appreciate these helpful learning tools: Describes the most common APA style rules encountered and/or highlights references to the Manual when more detailed knowledge is required. Numerous examples from journal articles that help readers gain a clearer understanding of content they will encounter in writing psychological reports. Chapter exercises that provide an opportunity to apply the points conveyed in each chapter. Examples of the most common mistakes made by students and how to avoid them and best practices for improving one’s writing. Tables that help readers gain a clearer understanding of the new standards in the APA Publications Manual, 6th ed (Appendix A). Errors in APA Style exemplified via an improperly formatted paper and another version noting corrections pertaining to APA style and grammar, to highlight the most common pitfalls encountered by students (Appendix B). Ideal for courses on writing in psychology or as a supplement for graduate or advanced undergraduate courses in research design or research methods, this book also serves as a resource for anyone looking for guidance on how to write about psychological content.

How To Write Psychology Research Reports Essays

Author : Bruce Findlay
ISBN : 9781486021994
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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How to Write Psychology Research Reports and Essays, 7e is endorsed by the Australian Psychological Society and is a useful reference to the strict guidelines required by the APS and the APA (American Psychological Association) styles. A student who grasps these concepts and learns the conventions will have a sound basis for presenting research in a professional manner, and writing well argued essays, so that the later step of writing for publication should be an easier one to take.

How To Write In Psychology

Author : John R. Beech
ISBN : 9781405156936
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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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.

Exam Prep For How To Write In Psychology

Author : David Mason
ISBN : PKEY:QA3377911
Genre : Education
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Psychology is the scientific study of the mind and behavior. This book provides over 2,000 Exam Prep questions and answers to accompany the text How to Write in Psychology Items include highly probable exam items: control group, Functional fixedness, Encoding, Affective, Speech production, Problem, Coincidence, Illusory correlation, Stereotype, physiology, Brain damage, experimental group, Language acquisition, Explanation, Visual search, Reductionism, Factor analysis, Strategy, Generalization, and more.

The Writer S Guide To Psychology

Author : Carolyn Kaufman
ISBN : 9781610350150
Genre : Psychology
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An accurate and accessible survey of modern psychological theory and practice, this reference offers professional writers practical advice for incorporating psychological elements into their work. With easy-to-understand explanations and definitions, this book is an invaluable resource for any writer wishing to add realistic details to scenes that depict psychologists, mental illnesses and disorders, and psychotherapeutic treatments. Designed around the needs of professional fiction and nonfiction writers, this is an easy-to-use resource that includes historical and modern psychological treatments and terms and refutes popularly held misconceptions.

The Psychology Of Writing

Author : Ronald T. Kellogg
ISBN : 9780195351644
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 84. 36 MB
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The human ability to render meaning through symbolic media such as art, dance, music, and speech defines, in many ways, the uniqueness of our species. One symbolic medium in particular--written expression--has aroused increasing interest among researchers across disciplines, in areas as diverse as the humanities, education, and the social sciences because it offers a fascinating window into the processes underlying the creation and enunciation of symbolic representation. In The Psychology of Writing, cognitive psychologist Ronald T. Kellogg reviews and integrates the fast-growing, multidisciplinary field of composition research, a field that seeks to understand how people formulate and express their thoughts with the symbols of written text. By examining the production of written text, the book fills a large gap in cognitive psychology, which until now has focused on speech production, comprehension, and reading, while virtually ignoring how people write. Throughout, the author masterfully examines the many critical factors that come together during the writing process--including writer personality, work schedules, method of composing, and knowledge. In providing an important new theoretical framework that enables readers from a wide range of backgrounds to navigate the extensive composition literature, the author drives home the profound significance of meaning-making as a defining feature of human cognition. Kellogg not only draws from the work of leading composition scholars, but quotes insights into the writing process proffered by some of the most gifted practitioners of the writing craft--including E.M. Forster, John Updike, and Samuel Johnson. Engaging and lively, The Psychology of Writing is the perfect introduction to the subject for students, researchers, journalists, and interested general readers.

The Principles Of Writing In Psychology

Author : T. Raymond Smyth
ISBN : 9780230208865
Genre : Psychology
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Writing Your Psychology Research Paper

Author : Scott A. Baldwin
ISBN : 1433827077
Genre : Psychology
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This primer for undergraduates explains how to write a clear, compelling, well-organized research paper, with tips and illustrated examples for each step of the process.

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