How to Write in Psychology: A Student Guide

How to Write in Psychology: A Student Guide

By: John R. Beech (author)Paperback

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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

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Dr. John R. Beech is a Senior Lecturer in Psychology at the University of Leicester. He has authored many journal articles and has written or co-edited several books, including The Psychological Assessment of Reading , Assessment in Neuropsychology , and Assessment in Speech and Language Therapy .


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

Product Details

  • publication date: 19/09/2008
  • ISBN13: 9781405156943
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 256
  • ID: 9781405156943
  • weight: 386
  • ISBN10: 1405156945

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