Writing for Psychology

Writing for Psychology

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This bestselling text is an essential resource for any undergraduate psychology student. For many years it has helped guide students with writing reports and essays by teaching them how to think critically, to write clearly and simply, and to follow the conventions of the publication manual of the American Psychological Association (APA). A must-have manual for anyone that needs to learn how to write professional psychology reports and essays.

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  • Paperback | 216 pages
  • 220 x 275 x 17mm | 536g
  • Cengage Learning Australia
  • South Melbourne, Australia
  • English
  • 6th edition
  • 0170214680
  • 9780170214681
  • 164,437

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1. Read This First! 2. Writing Reports 3. Writing Essays 4. Finding and Using Reference Material 5. Thinking Critically and Developing Ideas 6. Writing Correctly and With Style 7. Writing for Other Forms of Assessment 8. References App A Statistical Assumptions App B Common measurement abbreviations App C More Plurals App D Flawed Report App E Flawed Essay

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About Robert O'Shea

Professor Robert O'Shea is the professor of psychology at Southern Cross University. Prior to this he taught at the University of Otago, Dalhousie University, Northwestern University, Queen's University (Canada) and the University of Queensland, having received his PhD from the University of Queensland in 1983. He has published extensively in major psychology and neuroscience journals. His research is on visual perception, especially binocular vision, perception in the real world, depth perception, peripheral vision, and movement perception. He has taken study leaves at Dartmouth College, Harvard University, and the University of Rochester. Professor O'Shea has been an associate editor of Perception & Psychophysics, a member of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, and the coordinator of the 2004 Australasian Experimental Psychology Conference. Dr Wendy McKenzie is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine at Monash University. Wendy has many years experience teaching undergraduate psychology, mostly in the areas of cognitive psychology, research skills and report writing. Her main research interests are in the areas of human memory and teaching and learning in higher education, in particular the use of educational technology.

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