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An Interactive Approach to Writing Essays and Research Reports in Psychology, 3rd Edition

An Interactive Approach to Writing Essays and Research Reports in Psychology, 3rd Edition

Lorelle J. Burton

ISBN: 978-1-742-16649-0

Feb 2010

220 pages

Select type: Paperback

$47.50

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Description

Fully updated to reflect the latest sixth edition of the APA Publication Manual, this writing guide offers students an engaging, accessible introduction to the conventions of writing in the psychology discipline. Its straightforward, user‐friendly style provides a thorough overview of academic writing in psychology.

P r e f a c e x

A c k n o w l e d g e m e n t s

CHAPTER  1 : Where to Begin?

CHAPTER  2 : Writing in APA Style 

CHAPTER  3 : Critical thinking

CHAPTER 4 : Essays 

CHAPTER 5 : Research reports

CHAPTER 6 : In-text citations

CHAPTER 7 : Reference list

CHAPTER 8 : How to end

Appendices

Appendix 1: Answers to questions and activities

Appendix 2: Key to errors in Bad Essay

Appendix 3: Key to Good Essay

Appendix 4: Key to Good Report

Glossary

Index.

  • Enhanced coverage of web research and referencing.
  • Frequently Asked Questions begin each chapter and stimulate thinking and encourage students to actively search for answers as they read.
  • Checklists at the end of the chapter summarise the material and allow students to test themselves before moving ahead.
  • The end of chapter study guide contains a wealth of student activities.
  • The text is spiral bound with handy chapter tabs, allowing students to easily use the guide as a ready reference to check that their written work conforms to APA style.