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Overview

WRITING PAPERS IN PSYCHOLOGY offers you frameworks, tips, guidelines, and sample illustrations for writing research reports or literature reviews that must conform to style recommendations of the American Psychological Association. It also is designed to cultivate your organizing, literature retrieval, critical reasoning, and communication skills under deadlines. For more than a decade, this brief, inexpensive, and easy-to-use manual has helped thousands of students in psychology and related fields with the task of writing term papers and reports.

Getting started/using the library/planning/writing/revising/ layout/production/sample term paper/sample research report.

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A guide to the writing of psychology papers that takes its recommended style (with small departures) from the (1994, Fourth Edition). The chapters cover finding and using reference materials, drafting proposals, organizing essays, planning research reports, writing and revising, and producing a final draft. Samples are included. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781111726133
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 3/14/2011
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 9
  • Pages: 208
  • Sales rank: 414,766
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Professor Ralph L. Rosnow is Thaddeus Bolton Professor Emeritus at Temple University in Philadelphia, PA, where he taught in the Psychology Department for thirty-four years and directed the doctoral program in social and organizational psychology. He also has taught research methods and social psychology at Boston University and Harvard University, and was a visiting professor at the London School of Economics. He received a B.Sc. from the University of Maryland, an M.A. from George Washington University, and a Ph.D. in psychology from American University in Washington, D.C. He has served on editorial boards of journals and encyclopedias and (with Robert E. Lana) was the general editor of Oxford University Press's RECONSTRUCTION OF SOCIETY series. He has been a fellow of AAAS and APA since 1970 and a charter fellow of APS since 1988. He and his wife, Mimi Rosnow, reside in Radnor, PA.

Mimi Rosnow has a background that includes editing at a national magazine.

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Table of Contents

PREFACE FOR INSTRUCTORS. 1. Getting Started. 2. Finding and Retrieving Reference Materials. 3. Developing a Proposal. 4. Planning the Research Report. 5. Organizing the Review Paper. 6. Communicating Statistical Information. 7. Writing the First Draft. 8. Producing the Final Manuscript. 9. Preparing Posters and Concise Reports. APPENDIX A: Jane Doe's Research Report. APPENDIX B: John Smith's Review Paper. INDEX.

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