Effective Writing in Psychology

Effective Writing in Psychology

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The second edition of Effective Writing in Psychology helps users produce crisp scientific communication, form concise unambiguous arguments, and render technical information clear and comprehensible. The new edition incorporates the latest guidelines contained within the 6th edition of the APA Publication Manual. Clear guidelines on effective writing illustrate how to generate strong and compelling prose, even when the writing is not aimed at a research audience Incorporates changes to the guidelines contained in the 6th edition of the APA publication manual Includes material on how to adapt APA style for poster presentations using PowerPoint, and for oral presentations Contains a new section on using the Internet to present research papers and a new chapter on conducting a literature search, to guide students through databases, keywords, sources, and connections between articles Highlights methods for selecting a research topic and organizing papers Features a sample manuscript showing common deviations from correct APA style and a version demonstrating appropriate use of APA styleSection of the report What the section contains Title page The title of the paper, the names of authors, and the affiliations of the authors ... the results tell us about thought and behavior Reference Where to find the work cited in the paper that relates to the present study Most of the time, if a ... If you write a paper in APA style that does not involve empirical research and data analysis, APA style can still apply.

Title:Effective Writing in Psychology
Author:Bernard C. Beins, Agatha M. Beins
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2012-03-22


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