The Psychologist's Companion: A Guide to Scientific Writing for Students and Researchers / Edition 4

The Psychologist's Companion: A Guide to Scientific Writing for Students and Researchers / Edition 4

by Robert J. Sternberg
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521528062

ISBN-13: 9780521528061

Pub. Date: 10/06/2003

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This guide to scientific communications for students and researchers in psychology and related subjects is unique in its inclusion of practically everything the reader needs to know to communicate effectively in articles, books, grant proposals, prospectuses, talks, and lectures.

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This guide to scientific communications for students and researchers in psychology and related subjects is unique in its inclusion of practically everything the reader needs to know to communicate effectively in articles, books, grant proposals, prospectuses, talks, and lectures.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521528061
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/06/2003
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
310
Product dimensions:
6.02(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.87(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. Eight common misconceptions about psychology papers; 2. Steps in writing the library research paper; 3. Steps in writing the experimental research paper; 4. Rules for writing the psychology paper; 5. Internet resources; 6. Commonly misused words; 7. American Psychological Association guidelines for psychology papers; 8. Guidelines for data presentation; 9. References for the psychology paper; 10. Standards for evaluating the psychology paper; 11. Submitting a paper to a journal; 12. How to win acceptances from psychology journals: Twenty-one tips for better writing; 13. Writing a grant or contract proposal; 14. How to find a book publisher; 15. Writing a lecture; 16. Article writing 101; Appendix A. A sample psychology paper; Appendix B. Writing for British and European journals; Index.

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