Writing for Psychology

Writing for Psychology

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Writing for Psychology is an essential resource for any undergraduate student studying either an introductory psychology subject or majoring in psychology. For many years this text has helped to guide students with writing essays and reports by teaching them how to follow the referencing and writing conventions outlined in the publication manual of the American Psychology Association (APA). Written in a concise and lively manner Writing for Psychology can be referred to by students as they actually write their own essays and reports.

The fifth edition has increased the use of examples found throughout the text, including key areas such as; reporting results, using tables and figures and using electronic sources. Thoroughly updated this edition not only teaches students how to write essays and reports, but also now features material on other forms of writing with new sections on constructing a poster and writing a literature review. A must have manual for anyone that needs to learn how to write professional psychology reports and essays.
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  • Paperback | 184 pages
  • 228 x 296 x 18mm | 632g
  • Cengage Learning EMEA
  • Thomas Nelson Australia
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 5th edition
  • 246
  • 0170128547
  • 9780170128544
  • 791,248

Table of contents

1. Read this first
2. Quick start for essays
3. Quick start for reports
4. Finding and using reference material
5. Critical thinking
6. Mechanics and style of writing
7. Other forms of writing for psychology
8. References
Appendix A - Statistical assumptions
Appendix B - Common measurement abbreviations
Appendix C - More plurals
Appendix D - Flawed essays
Appendix E - Flawed reports
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