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Psychologist's Companion A Guide to Scientific Writing for Students and Researchers

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ISBN-10: 0521821231

ISBN-13: 9780521821230

Edition: 4th 2003 (Revised)

Authors: Robert J. Sternberg, Richard C. Sherman, Beth Dietz-Uhler, Chris Leach

List price: $80.00
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The topics of this revised and updated definitive guide to scientific writing for students and researchers include misconceptions about psychology papers; steps in writing library research papers; steps in writing experimental research papers; rules for writing psychology papers; commonly misused words; Internet resources; and American Psychological Association guidelines for psychology papers. Additional topics include guidelines for data presentation; references for psychology papers; standards for evaluating psychology papers; submitting papers to journals; how to win acceptances of papers by psychology journals; finding book publishers; writing lectures; and writing articles. Previous Edition Hb (1993): 0-521-45123-X Previous Edition Pb (1993): 0-521-45756-4
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Book details

List price: $80.00
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 10/6/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 312
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Beth Dietz-Uhler is Professor of Psychology at Miami University. Her research interests include intragroup and intergroup behavior, reactions to threats to social identity, sport fans and spectators, and computer-mediated communication.

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Eight Common Misconceptions about Psychology Papers
Steps in Writing the Library Research Paper
Steps in Writing the Experimental Research Paper
Rules for Writing the Psychology Paper
Using the Internet to Aid the Research Process
Commonly Misused Words
American Psychological Association Guidelines for Psychology Papers
Guidelines for Data Presentation
References for the Psychology Paper
Standards for Evaluating the Psychology Paper
Submitting a Paper to a Journal
How to Win Acceptances from Psychology Journals: Twenty-Nine Tips for Better Writing
Writing a Grant or Contract Proposal
How to Find a Book Publisher
Writing a Lecture
Article Writing 101
References
Sample Psychology Paper
Writing for British and European Journals
Index