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Making Sense in Psychology: A Student's Guide to Research and Writing / Edition 2

Making Sense in Psychology: A Student's Guide to Research and Writing / Edition 2

by Margot Northey, Brian Timney


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ISBN-13: 9780199010318
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 06/16/2015
Series: Making Sense Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 312
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Margot Northey is a specialist in communications and the former dean of the School of Business at Queen's University.

Brian Timney is a professor and dean of the Faculty of Social Science at the University of Western Ontario. In addition to his administrative duties, Dr. Timney runs The Timney Lab in the department of psychology.

Table of Contents

1. Communicating in Psychology
2. Information Gathering
3. Electronic Resources
4. Writing an Essay or Research Paper
5. Ethical Issues in Research and Writing
6. Writing a Lab Report
7. Presentation of Data
8. Research Proposals and Honours Theses
9. Giving a Seminar or Oral Presentation
10. APA Editorial Style and Documentation
11. Writing with Style
12. Common Errors in Grammar and Usage
13. Punctuation
Appendix A: Catchlist of Misused Words and Phrases
Appendix B: Writing Examinations
Appendix C: Writing a Resume or Letter of Application
Glossary I: Key Terms and Abbreviations in Psychology
Glossary II: Key Terms in Grammar

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