Writing for Psychology / Edition 4

Writing for Psychology / Edition 4

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by Mark L. Mitchell, Janina Jolley, Mark Mitchell
     
 

ISBN-10: 1111840636

ISBN-13: 9781111840631

Pub. Date: 03/30/2012

Publisher: Cengage Learning


WRITING FOR PSYCHOLOGY, Fourth Edition offers concise assistance for students writing their research analyses using APA style. By providing concrete examples of common errors, the authors show rather than merely tell students what to do and what to avoid. This manual will help students adhere to the basics of APA style; refine critical thinking skills, library…  See more details below

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WRITING FOR PSYCHOLOGY, Fourth Edition offers concise assistance for students writing their research analyses using APA style. By providing concrete examples of common errors, the authors show rather than merely tell students what to do and what to avoid. This manual will help students adhere to the basics of APA style; refine critical thinking skills, library search skills, revising skills, editing skills, and proofing skills; and avoid plagiarism. Checklists precede a summary at the end of every chapter, giving students the chance to make sure they have been thorough in their reports.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781111840631
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
03/30/2012
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
127,474
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents


1. What Every Student Should Know About Writing Psychology Papers. 2. Writing Term Papers. 3. Writing Research Reports and Proposals. 4. Finding, Reading, Citing, and Referencing Sources. 5. Making Your Case: A Guide to Skeptical Reading and Logical Writing. 6. Writing the Wrongs: How to Avoid Gruesome Grammar, Putrid Punctuation, and Saggy Style. 7. Preparing the Final Draft. Appendix A: APA Copy Style Versus APA Final-Form Style. Appendix B: Problem Plurals. Index.

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